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Casual New Year's Eve dinner suggestions

bawc Dec 17, 2008 03:25 PM

Looking for suggestions for dinner for New Year's Eve, not outrageously priced ( under $100 pp), where good friends can get together. It doesn't have to extend to midnight--we will probably adjourn to one of our places to drink champagne--in fact we would rather be done earlier on. We can't meet until about 7:30, which elimates the 5:30-6:30 specials at places like Grammercy Tavern, one of my old time favorites. Appriciate the help--since we moved out of state, I am not as current as I used to be...

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    Lucia RE: bawc Dec 17, 2008 05:39 PM

    I did Crispo for dinner on New Year's 2 years ago. They didn't have a special menu--no upsells and food quality was the same as any other day of the year.

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      Jane A. RE: bawc Dec 17, 2008 06:03 PM

      Cibo (41st & 2nd) has a nice looking holiday $50. prix fixe. You can check it at cibonyc.com

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        ljeanne RE: bawc Dec 18, 2008 12:53 PM

        Artisanal is doing two different prix fixe menus depending on the time, and both are under $100 pp. www.artisanalbistro.com

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          Corporate_40 RE: bawc Dec 18, 2008 12:54 PM

          I've got reservations at Perilla during the second seating, and its only $85pp. I believe the first seating is around $65pp if that interests you.

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            bawc RE: bawc Dec 18, 2008 03:32 PM

            I will have to look into Perilla. Artisanal is definitely a possibility. At the $99 limit is both Hearth and Gordon Ramsay's Maze. And A Voce is also $85. Among all of those, which would you choose for food and atmosphere?

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