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Need Reco for Foodie New Year's Eve in MSP

jennywinker Dec 28, 2006 06:15 PM

Anyone know of any great foodie events happening on New Years Eve in the Twin Cities? Other than just going out for a great meal, do you know of any food-centered events or over-the-top special menus happening? I think I'm going to pass on seeing Vic Volare at the Landmark Center.

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    starburst RE: jennywinker Dec 28, 2006 07:29 PM

    I think Nicollet Island Inn has a special 5 course meal for $55.

    Cosmos might have a special 5 course meal too.

    1. AnneInMpls RE: jennywinker Dec 28, 2006 10:06 PM

      Vincent has a special New Year's Eve dinner. I did this two years ago, and it was fabulous. (I still have the menu on my fridge, and it makes me swoon every time I look at it.)


      This year's menu for the first seating ($55) looks great, but the second seating ($89) looks completely over the top - I'd go for this one!


      1. MariQ RE: jennywinker Dec 28, 2006 10:25 PM

        the Kitchen @ Chambers is having a great event - but the restaurant is sold out =( Try Cosmos - Seth is no logen there, but Håkan is and the food is still excellent! Call and see if they plan on something special. Solera has a big ad for their bash "New Year's eve in Heaven" - DJs, dance, fire dancing, aerial shows, and other performances. Dinner package is $115 for "9 course tapas tasting & wine". I doubt it that they will create special dishes for the occasion - it seems to be more about the pirotecnics than the food. My advice - somewhere like Cosmos for food and the Chambers bar for their big party & ice bar.

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          ExercisetoEat RE: jennywinker Dec 29, 2006 07:01 PM

          Last year I did the New Year's Eve tasting menu at W.A. Frost. It was a lot of fun, and with a semi last minute reservation they even seated us by a fireplace. The food and wine were both memorable and made for a relaxed and enjoyable evening.

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