Where to Dine…
Bagatelle: Dine at celebrity French Mediterranean hot spot Bagatelle (1 Little W 12th St) this New Year’s Eve. They have two options; a $380 per person price fix dinner or a $500 per person dinner, which includes a bottle of Dom Perignon champagne for their Sweetest Memory Dinner Gala. Start your meal with Eggs Caviar with scrambled eggs, vodka cream and Ossetra caviar as well as a black truffle lobster salad with celery, apple and honey lemon dressing. Your next course of Wild Turbot includes uni, caviar, and Meyer lemon sauce. Lastly, indulge in your perfectly paired entree of Wagyu Beef Rossini with Porcini, fingerling potatoes and perigourdine sauce and finish your meal with an over the top, melt in your mouth mascarpone chocolate mousse with gold cherries. For reservations, visit bagatellenyc
Kellari: Classic Greek bistro, Kellari (19 West 44th Street) is offering several different specials this NewYear’s Eve. Start your night early for $95 a person and enjoy a complimentary glass of sparkling wine with a 3-course meal. Or, join in at 9pm for their official Russian Empire presents New Year’s Eve party. For $250 per person feast upon a 5-course meal and for every 5 people a bottle of vodka, a bottle of wine and a bottle of champagne will be included. If you’re just looking to party $150 gives you access to the bar and lounge with an open bar from 10 p.m. til 2 a.m. while The Russian DJ leads the night. The price fixe menu will feature items such as Halibut Fillet Orange with caper sauce and squid ink risotto, Lavraki Grilled Mediterranean sea bass with sautéed kale and chickpeas, Astako-Makaronada Greek island style pasta with lobster and more. For reservations call 917-747-6070.
Lincoln Square Steak: For anyone looking to avoid the often overpriced price fix dinner but still wants to do something special in a traditional New York way, Lincoln Square Steak, located on the upper west side, will entertain guests on NYE with a live 3-piece jazz band and complimentary glass of champagne – best part of all, diners can order a la carte! In addition to the traditional steaks, chops and seafood, Lincoln Square will be offering a new family-style Italian menu – think Chicken Parm Pizza for Two, Linguine with Clams and homemade Cannoli. For reservations visit www.lincolnsquaresteak.
SUSHI ROXX: The unique, high energy, dining destination located inside the Tuscany Hotel, SUSHI ROXX (120 E. 39th Street) will be performing their “Seasons of Love” from Rent nightly until New Year’s Eve. The restaurant’s mission is to provide the finest in gourmet cuisine, seasonally fresh cocktails & gracious hospitality. This ultimate celebration experience will be performed by staff members who are professionally trained dancers, singers and actors. For reservations visit www.sushiroxxnyc.com.
Vago Restaurant: Italian inspired restaurant, Vago (509 3rd Ave) will offer a 3-course price fix menu for $65 per person, a $10 happy hour drink menu and a champagne toast at midnight. The dinner menu features items such as fettuccini with truffles, chicken rollatini and lobster ravioli. The drink menu features a variety of cocktails such as a Peppermint Martini and also a variety of wines and beers. For reservations visit www.vagorestaurant.com.
Where to Party!
Donner & Blitzen’s Reindeer Lounge: The new East Village Holiday Pop-Up Bar, Donner & Blitzen’s Reindeer Lounge at No Malice Palace, is open EVERY DAY through January 1st and has decked the halls with pop-up magic and stuffed your stockings with craft cocktails, Festivus mulled wine and Elf Nog. Sarah Boisjoli (Estela, Café Altro Paradiso) is behind the cocktails here. They are throwing a festive NYE party with no cover charge (reservations accepted for large groups at firstname.lastname@example.org) and will have a complimentary champagne toast at midnight along with the essential party favors: fun hats, noisemakers and tiaras.
Delilah: LES’ buzzy new hotspot, Delilah (155 Rivington St), invites you to join a New York New Year’s Eve party to gloat about. Start the night right at the 5-hour premium open bar and keep holiday spirits high. Tear up the dance floor as the live DJ spins an awesome Open Format mix of Top 40, Hip Hop, House, and Mash Ups. At midnight, grab a complimentary glass of champagne to toast and raise the roof with a DJ-led live countdown. Live it up this NYE and opt for a Ultra/Platinum VIP package with special reserved seating and stellar table and bottle service. Tickets and more at newyears.com/newy
Doux Supper Club: ECL Events & Royale Marketing invite you to celebrate and welcome a successful 2018 at Doux Supper Club (59 W 21st St). Ring in the New Year with an elaborate champagne toast at midnight in the most exclusive, fashionable venue in the heart of Flatiron District. Dance the night away to the sweet sounds blasting out of the world-class sound system by the top NYC DJs. Enjoy a 5-hr premium open bar, from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m with a champagne toast at midnight. Don’t miss the opportunity to immerse yourself in the illicit luxury and decadence of Doux Supper Club on New Year’s Eve 2018. You’ll experience the concept of a clandestine Parisian bar through innovative decor, craft cocktails and dark, seductive performances. Tickets and more at https://nightout.com/eve
The DL: Best described as Lower Manhattan’s three-ring circus of next-level nightlife, The DL (95 Delancey St) will kick off New Year’s Eve with a 5-hour premium open bar and passed hors-d’oeuvres. Ease your way in with the first floors soft opulence and complimentary cocktails before making your way upstairs to the Red Room where the real action will occur. Dance into midnight beneath the crass crimson glow to bass-heavy sets from an in-house DJ. In the final moments of the year, be sure that you are situated here for a live DJ countdown, sealed with a kiss and complimentary champagne toast. For those looking to up the ante and altitude, this event offers luxurious VIP ticket packages featuring amenities like table and bottle service options in addition to ultra-exclusive access to The DL’s illustrious rooftop oasis. Tickets and more at http://newyears.com/newy
The Attic Rooftop: Head to the luxurious urban oasis, The Attic Rooftop Lounge and ascend 16 flights above the bustling city streets to admire the 3360-degree panoramic views of the New York City skyline while enjoying a 5-hr premium open bar. Admire the chic decor modeled after a penthouse in St. Tropez or hideaway from the comfort of your own VIP table. The Times Square crowds will be knocking at your doorstep, but you’ll feel world’s away from the madness. At The Attic Rooftop the bartenders will be stirring up your favorite French martinis while the DJ shakes up the dance floor under the stars. Guests will be pampered with deluxe complimentary amenities like early evening passed hors-d’oeuvres and festive NYE party favors to add to the holiday fun. Tickets and more at http://newyears.com/newy