Where to eat and drink on New Year’s Eve in NYC
Here are our picks on where to get a decadent meal to ring in 2014:
Executive Chef Rene Stein celebrates his birthday on New Year’s Eve with a 14-course tasting menu highlighting all four seasons. He’ll be preparing the food in front of guests.
$200 p.p., 321 E. 73rd St., 212-861-1038
Enjoy a family-style Moroccan-inspired dinner (lamb stew, tangine) from 5:30 p.m. until midnight.
$85 p.p., 214 Mulberry St., 212-966-7366
Highlights on the five-course specialty prix fixe menu include duck soup with duck confit and chocolate torte.
$150 p.p., 328 W. 12th St., 212-414-3000
A seven-course dinner by executive chef Ho Chee Boon includes baked black cod with truffle and Peking duck with caviar.
$105 p.p., 311 W. 43rd St., 212-776-1818
The prix fixe menu includes Jamaican specialties like jerk chicken and curry scallops, plus a midnight Champagne toast.
$75 p.p., 132 W. Houston St., 646-588-5375
L&W Oyster Co.
You know that oysters are an aphrodisiac, so on New Year’s, get your fill. The four-course dinner at L&W’s first-ever party includes the bivalves plus roasted bone marrow, poached lobster, truffled risotto, short ribs and dessert.
$75 p.p., 254 Fifth Ave., 212-203-7772
The new-this-year Thai restaurant will serve roasted suckling pig with pineapple and holy basil fried rice in its four-course prix fixe.
$75 p.p., 7 Spring St., 646-370-6650
One hundred fifty lucky ticketholders will get to experience New Year’s at Birreria, Eataly’s year-round rooftop. There will be six food stations (and coming from Eataly, you know it’ll be good), plus wine, drinks and cocktails from the open top-shelf bar.
$225 p.p., 200 Fifth Ave., 212-229-2560
The Williamsburg fried chicken outpost will host a late-night family-style pig roast, complete with its famous bird, sides and chocolate cake “Crack Bars” for dessert.
$75 p.p., 164 Bedford Ave., 347-725-4793
Terroir Park Slope
The wine bar becomes an ’80s prom party on the 31st, with a photo booth, spiked punch, food, trivia and music from everyone’s favorite decade. Come in costume, as a prom king and queen will be crowned!
$100 p.p., 284 Fifth Ave., Brooklyn, 718-832-9463
Gotham West Market
The buzzy new foodie’s paradise in Hell’s Kitchen will be open on New Year’s Eve, with The Cannibal, El Colmado (from Tertulia chef Seamus Mullen) Little Chef, Ivan Ramen Slurp Shop, Court Street Grocers and Genuine Roadside all open for dinner.
600 11th Ave., 212- 582-7940
Marlow & Sons
Enjoy seafood platters, burrata, steak, brown butter cake and more from the a la carte menu.
81 Broadway, Brooklyn, 718-384-1441