Los Angeles Celebrates 2023 with Great New Years Eve and New Years Day Menus Specials

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Los Angeles celebrates 2023 with great New Years Eve and New Years Day menu specials.

Sip, Savor & Celebrate Modern Indian, Festive Italian, Modern Mexican, Signature Favorites.

Southern Soul Food, New American Fare, Smoked Meats, Truly Delicious Boozy Treats, and much, much more!

Los Angeles New Years eve restaurants
Arth’s Pistachio Lamb Chops, Photography by Tonelson

ARTH BAR + KITCHEN – CULVER CITY (NEW YEAR’S EVE & NEW YEAR’S DAY):

NEW YEAR’S EVE:

Arth Bar + Kitchen, Culver City’s modern Indian eatery is ringing in the New Year with their New Year’s Eve Dinner Celebration featuring their Signature Menu which includes Small Plates, Tandoor Starters, Entrées, Handcrafted Tandoor Breads, Accompaniments, Rice, and Desserts, along with Party Favors, and a performance by DJ Bains.

With its contemporary atmosphere, Arth Bar + Kitchen will be serving up their full list of Cocktails making this a New Year’s Eve to remember!

NEW YEAR’S DAY:

Celebrate New Year’s Day at Arth Bar + Kitchen by enjoying a modern Indian dinner with family and friends featuring Small Plates, Tandoor Starters, Entrées, Handcrafted Tandoor Breads, Accompaniments, Rice, and Desserts.

Arth Bar + Kitchen will also be crafting their full list of Cocktails including their special Old Monk’s Manhattan made of Old Monk Spiced Indian Rum, banana liqueur, cinnamon infused vermouth, vanilla liqueur, walnut bitters, garnished with a torched cinnamon stick making this a perfect way to welcome 2023!

Arth Bar + Kitchen will be open on New Year’s Eve, Saturday, December 31st, 2022, from 5:00 pm to 10:00 am; Arth Bar + Kitchen will be open on New Year’s Day, Sunday, January 1st, 2023, from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm; 9531 Culver Boulevard, Culver City, CA 90232; 424.503.4155; www.ArthLA.com

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BG’s Margherita Pizza, Photo Credit: Wonho Photo

 

BG – BEVERLY HILLS (NEW YEAR’S EVE):

BG, Nerano’s best kept secret, is bringing the heat to Beverly Hills this New Year’s Eve with a very special NYE Burlesque Dinner featuring Miss Marquez!

With a powerhouse team including Nerano Executive Chef Michele Lisi, Bar Director Jacki Smith, and Wine Director David Gary, BG’s NYE Burlesque Dinner with Miss Marquez will showcase Executive Chef Michele Lisi’s Signature Menu, Jacki Smith’s Craft Cocktails, Select Wines curated by David Gary and a speakeasy vibe that reminds one of 1923 as we ring in 2023!

 

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BBG’s Violet Beauregard

 

BG Beverly Hills will be open on New Year’s Eve, Saturday, December 31st, 2022, from 5:00 pm to 10:30 pm;

BG Beverly Hills will be closed on New Year’s Day, Sunday, January 1st, 2023; 9960 S. Santa Monica Boulevard, Beverly Hills, CA 90212; 424.332.0439; www.BGBeverlyHills.com

 

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CELESTINO RISTORANTE – PASADENA (NEW YEAR’S EVE):

NEW YEAR’S EVE:

Executive Chef and Owner Calogero Drago knows how to celebrate New Year’s Eve and this year is no exception at Celestino Ristorante!

The last meal of 2022 is going to be everything one could wish for and more with Celestino Ristorante’s New Year’s Eve Specials Menu or guests can enjoy any of the delectable dishes from Celestino Ristorante’s Sicilian Signature Dinner Menu complimented by a Specialty Cocktail, Bottle of Wine, or Champagne from Celestino Ristorante’s award-winning Wine List. As Chef Calogero Drago likes to say, “Life is beautiful!” and his menu will make you feel jubilant and ready to welcome 2023!

Celestino Ristorante will be open on New Year’s Eve, Saturday, December 31st, 2022, from 4:30 pm to 10:00 pm;Celestino Ristorante will be closed on New Year’s Day, Sunday, January 1st, 2023; 141 South Lake Avenue, Pasadena, CA, 91105; 626.795.4006; www.CelestinoPasadena.com

 

 

DRAGO CENTRO – DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES (NEW YEAR’S EVE):

NEW YEAR’S EVE:

Come ring in 2023 at Drago Centro in Downtown Los Angeles this New Year’s Eve as Owner and Executive Chef Celestino Drago prepares a special

CENA DI SAN SILVESTRO (New Year’s Eve) Six-Course Tasting Menu ($200 per person)

including Kanpachi, Cipolle Fritte, Capperi, Peperoncino, Gel Fluido al Limone, Kanpachi, fried onions, capers, chili, and lemon fluid gel,

Torta di Granchio Dungeness, Peperoni Piquillo, Rucola, Remoulade, made with Dungeness crab cake, piquillo peppers, arugula, and remoulade,

Pasta Mista, Langostino, Americaine, a mixed pasta, langostino, and Americaine, Branzino Cileno, Gnocchi, Pomodoro Cimelio, Scampi, Chilean sea bass, gnocchi, heirloom tomato, and scampi,

Kagoshima A5 NY, Patate Affumicate, Salsa al Rosmarino e Pepe, Kagoshima A5 NY Wagyu smoked potato, with a rosemary peppercorn sauce, and Torta Cassata Siciliana Sfera, a sphere Sicilian cassata cake for Dessert.

Guests can also enjoy a Specialty Cocktail, Wines by the Glass, and Wines & Champagne by the Bottle from Drago Centro’s award-winning Wine List. So come celebrate, toast, and cheer the New Year at Drago Centro!

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Drago Centro will be open on New Year’s Eve, Saturday, December 31st, 202, from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm; Drago Centro will be closed on New Year’s Day, Sunday, January 1st, 2023; 525 South Flower Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071; 213.228.8998; www.DragoCentro.com

 

 

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EL GRANJERO CANTINA – THE ORGINAL FAMERS MARKET LOS ANGELES (NEW YEAR’S EVE & NEW YEAR’S DAY):

NEW YEAR’S EVE:

Come celebrate Nochevieja or Año Nuevo at El Granjero Cantina as Executive Chef Jenni Sklar serves up her innovative Mexican menu showcasing Antojitos (Snacks), Ensaladas (Salad), Quesadillas featuring the HIBISCUS made with sauteed hibiscus flowers, onion and cheese,Tacos, Los Tazones (Bowls), Burritos, Acompanantes (Sides), and Dessert.

El Granjero Cantina will also be serving up their Specialty Holiday Cocktails offering something for everyone including Tobin Shea’s ‘Tis the Season Margarita prepared with tequila, prickly pear, lime, and Ancho Reyes, Poison Apple Mule made of vodka, apple spice, and lime

Mrs. Clause’s Martini comprised of guest’s choice of spirit, cold brew, and Tia Maria, and Hot Chocolate served with marshmallows that you can spike to make this amazing night exceptionally bright!

NEW YEAR’S DAY:

Say Feliz Año Nuevo at El Granjero Cantina on New Year’s Eve Day as while enjoying some of the best people watching at The Original Farmers Market Los Angeles.

Executive Chef Jenni Sklar will be cooking up her innovative Mexican menu all day and evening featuring a selection of Antojitos (Snacks), Ensaladas (Salad), Quesadillas, Tacos, Los Tazones (Bowls), Burritos, Acompanantes (Sides), and Dessert.

El Granjero Cantina will also be showcasing their full beverage menu that includes Wine, Beer, Non-Alcoholic Beverages and Soft Drinks, Espresso, Tea, Specialty List of Tequilas y Mezcal,

Mezcal List and Specialty Cocktails created by Tobin Shea including the Classic Margarita with a choice of tequila or mezcal, Cointreau, fresh lime and citrus agave, EGC Old Fashioned made with reposado tequila, mezcal and Meletti organe,

Rasp-Hib Cocktail with tequila, italicus, raspberry hibiscus tea, lime and soda, Paloma prepared with tequila, grapefruit, lime and salt  on draft, and much, much more this New Year’s Day!

El Granjero Cantina at The Original Famers Market Los Angeles will be open on New Year’s Eve, Saturday, December 31st, 2022, from 11:30 am to 9:30 pm; El Granjero Cantina will be open on New Year’s Day, Sunday, January 1st, 2023, from 10:00 am to 8:30 pm; 6333 W. 3rd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90036; 323.879,9324;www.CantinaLA.com

Photo Credit: Courtesy of El Granjero Cantina

 

EMILIA RISTORANTE – LOS ANGELES (NEW YEAR’S EVE & NEW YEAR’S DAY):

 

 

NEW YEAR’S EVE:

Grab your sparklers and stroll over to Emilia Ristorante this New Year’s Eve and sip a Sparkling Wine with savoringEmilia Ristorante’s Signature Menu featuring Al Centro Tavola (Something to Share), Insalate (Salads), Paste & Risotto, I Secondi (Main Dish), I Contorni (Sides), and Desserts, where each dish inspired from the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy and can also be perfectly paired with a White Wine, Rosé, or Red Wine from Emilia Ristorante’s award-winning Wine List.

NEW YEAR’S DAY:

Get ready to roll out of bed and into 2023 by heading to Emilia Ristorante for Breakfast, Lunch or Brunch!

Enjoy Emilia Ristorante’s Breakfast & Lunch or Weekend Brunch Menus featuring Uova in Camicia, two organic poached eggs served over sautéed jumbo green asparagus, topped with smoked Guanciale Hollandaise sauce and sliced Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese,

Focaccia da Colazione, flatbread with smoked mozzarella, sliced tomato and crispy Guanciale, topped with a sunny-side-up egg, arugula and sliced Parmigiano,

La Piadina di Mattina, an Emilia-Romagna traditional bread roll, filled with two organic scrambled eggs, Fontina cheese, Italian ham, served with side of mixed-green salad,

Quiche agli Asparagi e Provolone, traditional Italian-quiche puff pastry with Fontina cheese and asparagus, served with an organic mixed-green salad,

Toast Francese, French toast topped with mixed berries, served with organic maple syrup,

Salmone Affumicato, King salmon plate, softened cream cheese, topped with shred hard boiled eggs, diced red onion, chives, crispy capers, served with toasted sourdough bread,

Uovo alla Benedettina, two organic poached eggs, served over house-made focaccia bread, topped with Italian ham, Provolone cheese, and smoked Guanciale Hollandaise, and much more.

Toast Francese, Photo Credit: Wonho Photography

Each of these beautiful Breakfast, Lunch and Weekend Brunch dishes can be perfectly paired with an Italian Sparkling Wine, White Wine, Rosé, or Red Wine from Emilia Ristorante’s award-winning Wine List.

Emilia Ristorante will be open on New Year’s Eve, Saturday, December 31st, 2022, from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm; Emilia Ristorante will be open on New Year’s Day, Sunday, January 1st, 2023, for Brunch and Lunch from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm, and for Dinner from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm; 8500 Burton Way, Los Angeles, CA  90048; 424.999.4755; www.EmiliaLA.com

 

GEORGIA’S RESTAURANT – ANAHEIM PACKING HOUSE & LONG BEACH EXCHANGE (NEW YEAR’S EVE & NEW YEAR’S DAY):

NEW YEAR’S EVE:

Prosperity Meal! Make your last meal of 2022 memorable and set the stage for a prosperous New Year! Did you know that in the South, Black-Eyed Peas and Collard Greens symbolize wealth?

Even folks who aren’t from the South go all in on eating a New Year’s Eve Prosperity Meal featuring Black-Eyed Peas, Leafy Collard Greens and Cornbread for good luck on New Year’s Eve, giving you everything you need to welcome wealth: Pennies, Dollars & Gold.

Come ring in 2023 right at Georgia’s Restaurant’s at the Anaheim Packing House and Long Beach Exchange on New Year’s Eve to be sure that wealth and prosperity come your way!

Georgia’s Restaurant at the Anaheim Packing House will be open on New Year’s Eve, Saturday, December 31st, 2022, from 11:00 am to 9:30 pm; 440 South Anaheim Boulevard #209A, Anaheim, CA  92805; 714.906.1900; www.Georgias-Restaurant.com

Georgia’s Restaurant at the Long Beach Exchange will be open on New Year’s Eve, Saturday, December 31st, 2022,from 11:00 am to 8:30 pm; 4101 McGowen Street, Suite 155, Long Beach, CA 92630; 562.420.5637;  www.Georgias-Restaurant.com

NEW YEAR’S EVE DAY – GEORGIA’S RESTAURANT AT THE LONG BEACH EXCHANGE:

 

Come celebrate New Year’s Day with a Boozy Brunch at Georgia’s Restaurant at the Long Beach Exchange as they are kicking-off 2023 with a bang and serving up a Southern “Soul-delicious”

Brunch all day long!

Share savories such as the Fried Egg Sandwich, with choice of cooked egg, mayonnaise and bacon, the Sausage, Bacon and Eggs served with blackened country potatoes and toast, or Co-Owner Nika Shoemaker-Machado’s personal favorite, the hearty Steak and Eggs, featuring top sirloin steak and a side of blackened country potatoes.

For those that love a sweet start to their day, there is Grilled French Toast made the old-fashioned way and topped with powdered sugar and strawberries, theCinnamon Apple Waffle topped with warm sautéed apples in a finger-licking cinnamon syrup, and a dollop of whipped cream.

Alternatively, guests can also have the best of both the sweet and savory worlds with the Chicken and Waffles, which stars Georgia’s signature fried chicken, a process that begins with Co-Owner Marlon Machado’s Brazilian buttermilk brine and ends with a seasoned crispy cornmeal crust courtesy of Nana Gretchen’s very own grandmother, served on a Belgian waffle with creamy honey butter, and maple syrup.

 

Soul-delicious Southern staples also include the Fish & Grits featuring Creole seasoned cornmeal crusted fried catfish, or the classic Shrimp & Grits made with Creole seasoned shrimp over a bed of savory grits.

Get festive with the vegetarian friendly Mardi Gras Omelet, featuring green and red bell peppers, onions, and cheese, indulge Georgia’s new Eggs Benedict.

A selection of thirst-quenching Beverages is also available and what libation is more appropriate at Brunch than a bright and bubbly Mimosa? Georgia’s Restaurant also features Signature Peach and Seasonal Sangria, Red Wine andWhite Wine by the glass or bottle, and craft bottled Beer to complement each dish. For those looking for a more full-bodied beverage, the Bloody Mary ought to do the trick.

Georgia’s Restaurant at the Long Beach Exchange will be open and serving their New Year’s Day Boozy Brunch on Sunday, January 1st , 2023, from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm and they will serving their signature menu from 11:00 am to 9:00 pm; 4104 McGowen Street, Suite 155, Long Beach, CA 92630; 562.420.5637; www.Georgias-Restaurant.com

HANK’S – PALISADES VILLAGE ( NEW YEAR’S EVE & NEW YEAR’S DAY):

NEW YEAR’S EVE:

Get ready for a very Happy New Year and head to Hank’s at Palisades Village this New Year’s Eve to raise a glass and do an NYE East Coast Toast (9:00 pm)!

Come celebrate during the day while enjoying a very happy New Year’s Eve Brunch or savor Executive Chef Isaias Peña’s Signature Menu featuring elevated American classic Appetizers, Seasonal Salads, Flatbreads, Burgers including Chef Peña’s award-wining Hank’s Double Diamond Burger, Sandwiches, Signature Dishes, Sides, and Desserts.

Guests can also toast to 2023 with one (two, or three) Hank’s Tableside Martinis, Coravin poured Wines by the Glass, Draft or Bottled Beers, Boozy Shakes or Floats to make sure you are ringing in this New Year just right!

NEW YEAR’S DAY:

Get ready to make your first New Year resolution and head to Hank’s at Palisades Village!

Celebrate “Out with the old, in with the new” while enjoying a New Year’s Eve Brunch celebration showcasing Mimosas, Bloody Marys, Tableside Martinis,

Executive Chef Isaias Peña’s Brunch Menu

featuring his New York Steak and Eggs, The #77 Burrito,Omelette, Strawberry Waffles, Shrimp & Polenta, Eggs Benedict, Avocado Toast,  Huevos Rancheros, and Hank’s Classic Breakfast to make sure to toast and ring in the New Year just right!

Hank’s will be open on New Year’s Eve, Saturday, December 31st, 2022, for Brunch from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm and Dinner from 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Hank’s will be open on New Year’s Day, Sunday, January 1st, 2023, for Brunch  from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm and Dinner from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm; 1033 N. Swarthmore Avenue, Pacific Palisades, CA  90272; 424.363.7166; www.HanksPalisades.com

Knox & Dobson Holiday Cocktail Gift Box, Photo Credit:  Jakob N. Layman

KNOX & DOBSON – (NEW YEAR’S EVE & NEW YEAR’S DAY):

If you are looking for the perfect way to ring in 2023, order Knox & Dobson’s new Holiday Cocktail Gift Box featuring a premium Gin Martini, classic Old Fashioned, Improved Whiskey Cocktail made with Maraska Maraschino, and authentic Rye Manhattan ($70 per Gift Box – 2 Servings per each Bottled Cocktail) and be the life of the party of any New Year’s Eve or New Year’s Day Party and just OPEN, POUR & ENJOY!

Knox & Dobson Holiday Cocktail Gift Box, Photo Credit:  Jakob N. Layman

Knox & Dobson is offering a special Holiday Promo Code “KDGIFT” to SAVE $10 when you order Knox & Dobson’s Holiday Cocktail Gift Box directly at www.KnoxandDobson.com or please visit the Knox & Dobson Stockists to see where you can walk-in and purchase directly.

MI PIACE – PASADENA (NEW YEAR’S EVE & NEW YEAR’S DAY):

NEW YEAR’S EVE:

Come celebrate New Year’s Eve with a decadent Italian feast, with Live Music, Party Favors, and Champagne Toast at Mi Piace!

Guests will enjoy Executive Chef Gil Saulnier’s Mi Piace Signature Menu & Specials with items such as the Ravioli con Salsiccia with sautéed mild Italian sausage, wilted broccolini, sundried tomatoes, sliced garlic and white wine finished with Pecorino cheese; Grilled Double Lamb Chops prepared with a Port wine demi-glace and roasted Yukon potatoes, or the decadent Spaghetti Aragosta comprised of sautéed diced lobster tail tossed with spaghetti in a San Marzano smokey chipotle cream sauce.

Even those on Santa’s naughty list can indulge in Mi Piace’s decadent Desserts

Even those on Santa’s naughty list can indulge in Mi Piace’s decadent Desserts which are a big part of Mi Piace’s New Year’s Eve celebration, so do not miss any delectable delights such as theMidnight Fantasy, a chocolate cake with Swiss bittersweet chocolate fudge and raspberry purée, Tiramisu, or New York Cheesecake with a creamy graham cracker crust and fresh strawberries and whipped cream.

Raise a glass as you ring in 2022 by pairing these delicious dishes with any one of Mi Piace’s award-winning wines or try Mi Piace’s Ciao Bellococktail comprised of Borghetti Espresso Liqueur, Galliano Liqueur, almond milk, and espresso and then head over to the Mi Piace Lounge for Live Music from 10:00 pm to 1:00 am with Party Favors, countdown to the New Year, and a Complimentary Champagne Toast at Midnight as guests can dance the night away!

NEW YEAR’S DAY:

Welcome 2023 by watching the iconic 2022 Tournament of Roses Parade and then head to Mi Piace located on Colorado Boulevard after viewing the many magnificent floral floats, marching bands, and equestrians to carry on and continue the celebration!

This iconic Italian eatery opens its doors to all parade-goers for a festive day welcoming the New Year!

New Year’s Day is also National Bloody Mary Day, enjoy a Mi Piace Classic Bloody Mary

Being that New Year’s Day is also National Bloody Mary Day, it is only right to kick things off by enjoying a Mi Piace Classic Bloody Mary comprised of Absolut vodka, house-made spicy Bloody Mary mix, celery salted rim, and crisp celery stalk garnish.

Celebrate the first meal of the New Year with Homemade Ricotta con Crostini – 2 Ways served with a SWEET organic lavender honey and Tahitian vanilla and a SAVORY lemon zest with extra virgin olive oil, fresh herbs, fleur de Sel, served with grilled ciabatta, or the Carpaccio, made of paper thin sliced raw prime beef filet mignon topped with arugula, shaved Reggiano, capers, and honey dry mustard vinaigrette.

Enjoy and share a handmade pasta like the Pappardelle Bolognese, prepared with natural skirt steak, seasoned pancetta, Porcini mushroom, vegetable mirepoix, San Marzano tomatoes and touch of cream, or the Gnocchi, made with potato, spinach, and goat cheese gnocchi with roasted ricotta in a caramelized garlic and basil marinara sauce.

For something savory, try the Milanese, which is a breaded, pounded, sautéed 16-ounce veal chop with a demi-glace lemon parsley sauce, served with arugula salad with buffalo mozzarella and cherry tomatoes, tossed in an Italian dressing, or the Pollo al Prezzemolo, with Mary’s Free-Range organic grilled chicken stuffed with fresh herbs in a caramelized garlic, parsley, lemon, butter sauce, accompanied with whipped potatoes and fresh vegetables.

The first day of the New Year would not be complete without something sweet from the Mi Piace Bakery, so come celebrate New Year’s Day the delectably delicious Italian way at Mi Piace!

Mi Piace will be open on New Year’s Eve, Saturday, December 31st, 2022, for Lunch from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm, and for Dinner from 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm; The Mi Piace Lounge will be open on New Year’s Eve from 11:00 am to 1:30 am; Mi Piace will be open on New Year’s Day from 11:00 am to 11:00 pm; 25 East Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena, CA; 626.795.3131; www.MiPiace.com


NATIVE SON LA – DOWNTOWN, LOS ANGELES (NEW YEAR’S EVE & NEW YEAR’S DAY):

NEW YEAR’S EVE:

Native Son LA is ready to ring in their first New Year’s Eve by celebrating Christmas Eve Bunch! Start off by enjoying Beverage Director Brock Woolsey’s Nativity Son Cocktail, a seasonal spritz using Santa Barbara County pinot noir, cranberry juice, sparkling rosé, and Mommenpop Kumquat (a fortified wine produced in Napa, with kumquat, fig leaf, & green cardamom), garnished with a sprig of rosemary, or experience Head Brewer JP Boudwin’s newest Beer – EL DOJO Mexican Lager, and more.

 

Executive Chef Alec Guerrero’s What’s Cookin’ Menu offers up Sharable Bites, Salads, Burgers, Bigger Bites, and House-made Sweets which are not to be missed as you sip, savor, and celebrate the Countdown to 2023!

NEW YEAR’S DAY:

Welcome 2023 and Native Son LA is ringing in New Year’s Day just right toasting with Bottomless Mimosas, a special Apple Cider Monthly Mimosa

Micheladas, Beer, Wine & Spritz Menu featuring Beverage Director Brock Woolsey’s Dolomite Cocktail, made of Pasubio Blueberry Amaro, Amontillado Sherry, and bitters.

Executive Chef Alec Guerrero will be serving up his Weekend Brunch Menu which offers Bites, Bigger Bites featuring the Native Omelette, Ricotta Toast & Jam, French Toast, PB&J Sandwich, Native Slam, and Native Slam Burrito, Lunch Bites, Al a Carte Bites, and Sweet Bites for the perfect start to a beautiful New Year!

Native Son LA will be open on New Year’s Eve, Saturday, December 31st, 2022, from 10:30 am to 2:00 am; Native Son LA will be open on New Year’s Day, Sunday, January 1st, 2023, from 10:30 am to 10:00 pm; 832 S. Olive Street, Los Angeles, CA  90014; 213.270.1599; www.NativeSonBar.com

 

NERANO – BEVERLY HILLS (NEW YEAR’S EVE & NEW YEAR’S DAY):

NEW YEAR’S EVE:

Come celebrate New Year’s Eve at Nerano Beverly Hills as Executive Chef Michele Lisi serves seven New Year’s Eve Specials including the Antipasti – Vellutata di Topinambur, a Jerusalem artichoke soup with rustic croutons and chives, and the Primi showcases the Risotto Champagne e Caviale Ossetra, Veuve Clicquot risotto, chives, and lemon zest topped with Royal Imperial Ossetra Caviar, and Ravioli di Burrata Bugliese, Gamberi Rossi, Pistacchi di Bronte, home-made ravioli filled with Apulian Burrata, red shrimp, toasted pistachios, and chives.

 

The Secondi specials feature Merluzzo pelle Nera, pan roasted Alaskan black cod, saffron potato purée, and crispy artichokes

Costine di Manzo Brasate al Chianti, braised beef short ribs in a Chianti wine sauce, over truffle mashed potatoes, and crispy spinach.

For the final finish, Chef Lisi’s Dolce will not disappoint with Sorbetto agli agrumi, house-Spun winter citrus sorbet, and Millefoglie Scomposta, a deconstructed mille-feuille with French vanilla Chantilly cream, strawberries, and toasted hazelnut crunch.

For those that want to decadently indulge this New Year’s Eve, Executive Chef Michele Lisi also presents his White Truffle Tasting Menu featuring three delectable courses starting with the antipasto which spotlights Chef Lisi’s Burrata con Tartufo Bianco prepared with imported Apulian Burrata, San Danielle Prosciutto, and rosemary focaccina.

The primo course showcases a choice of the Tagliolini al Tartufo Bianco with handmade tagliolini pasta, butter emulsion, Parmigiano Reggiano “Vacche Rosse” 36 months, or Risotto al Tartufo Bianco made of Acquerello Carnaroli risotto, mantecato with Parmigiano Reggiano 24 months.

Chef Lisi’s Dolce is the perfect finish spotlighting his Panna Cotta con Miele al Tartufo, vanilla panna cotta, truffle infused honey, and hazelnut granella. Each course is delicately curated to be enhanced by the flavor of freshly shaved White Truffle from Alba, Italy and is offered with a suggested Optional Wine Pairing to ring in 2023 right!

NEW YEAR’S DAY:

Before you make any resolutions, come enjoy a celebratory New Year’s Day Dinner at Nerano! Let Executive Chef Michele Lisi, Bar Director Jacki Smith, and Wine Director David Gary help you ring in 2023 just right by enjoying Chef Lisi’s Signature Menu, Smith’s Craft Cocktails, and specially selected Wines curated by David Gary while sitting at a beautifully lit table inside or on Nerano’s stunning garden patio.

Nerano will be open on New Year’s Eve, Saturday, December 31st, 2022, from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm; Nerano will be open on New Year’s Day, Sunday, January 1st, 2023, from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm; 9960 S. Santa Monica Boulevard, Beverly Hills, CA  90212; 310.405.0155; www.NeranoBH.com

QUE PADRE – PACIFIC PALISADES (NEW YEAR’S EVE & NEW YEAR’S DAY):

NEW YEAR’S EVE:

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It’s New Year’s Eve and time to celebrate at Qué Padre! Executive Chef Isaias Peña is counting down the clock by offering up his Signature Menu featuring Starters, Signature Tacos, Mains, Quesadillas, Fajitas, Bowls, Ensalada Mexicana, Ceviche Tostadas, Sides, Desserts, and Kid’s Combo. Guests can also get the party started by enjoying  any one of Qué Padre’s handcrafted Margaritas, Frozen Cocktails, Cocktails, Tequila Flights, Tequila, Mezcal, Wine or Beer while ringing in the New Year!

NEW YEAR’S DAY:

This New Year’s Day take some time to get away at Qué Padre! Executive Chef Isaias Peña is serving up his fullSignature Menu featuring Starters, Signature Tacos, Mains, Quesadillas, Fajitas, Bowls, Ensalada Mexicana, Ceviche Tostadas, Sides, Desserts, and Kid’s Combo and guests can gather, and people watch while enjoying a handcrafted Margarita, Cocktail, Frozen Cocktail, Tequila Flight, Tequila, Mezcal, Wine or Beer.

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Photography by Tonelson

Qué Padre will be open on New Year’s Eve, Saturday, December 31st, 2022, from 12:00 noon to 9:00 pm; Qué Padrewill be open on New Year’s Day, Sunday, January 1st, 2023, from 12:00 noon to 9:00 pm; 15225 Palisades Village Lane, Pacific Palisades, CA  90272; 310.461.8226; www.QuePadreTacos.com

SMOKE CITY CHAR BAR – ARTS DISTRICT IN DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES (NEW YEAR’S EVE & NEW YEAR’S DAY):

 

NEW YEAR’S EVE:

Savor the last day of 2022 and head to Smoke City Char Bar in the Arts District in Downtown Los Angeles this New Year’s Eve where you can celebrate by enjoying slow smoked and succulent barbecue while sipping Salvador’s Sangriaor Handcrafted Cocktails like Van Gogh’s Flask comprised of house-aged Woodford Reserve, Amaro, Aperol, Cherry Heering and Bogart Bitters while ringing in 2023!

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Guests can start with the Brisket Deviled Eggs or Burnt Ends Mac & Cheese Bites for Appetizers, then enjoy an Artisan Salad

BBefore you Choose Your Smoked Meats or create your own Meat Combination Plate choosing between Beef Tri-Tip, Beef Brisket, Turkey Breast, Sausage Link, Pulled Pork, Pacific Salmon, or Jackfruit for vegetarians

Then select The Sauces and your Sharable Sides such as Napa Cabbage Slaw, Truffle French Fries, Cast Iron Skillet Cornbread, Smoke City Baked Beans, Southern Style Collard Greens, Smoke House Chili, and more.

Guests can celebrate and make some noise while indulging in Smoke City Char Bar’s Dessert while savoring the Strawberry Shortcake on a homemade buttermilk biscuit with strawberry curd, Chantilly cream, fresh strawberries and Fosselman’s ice cream, or Smokehouse S’mores made with a toasted scratch marshmallow with Nutella and graham crackers with orange zest.

NEW YEAR’S DAY:

Resolve to make better New Year’s resolutions this year and add Smoke City Char Bar to your list!

This New Year’s Day, head to downtown L.A.’s newest smokehouse for a delectable New Year’s Day Brunch featuring Buttermilk Biscuit Eggs Benedict, Beef Tri-Tip Steak & Eggs, Buttermilk Pancakes, Avocado Toast, Smoked Brisket Hash, and much more while toasting the New Year with Mimosas and Pork Belly Bloody Marys!

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Smoke City Char Bar will be open on New Year’s Eve, Saturday, December 31st, 2022, from 11:00 am to 12:00 Midnight; Smoke City Char Bar will be open on New Year’s Day, Sunday, January 1st, 2023, from 11:00 am to 11:00 pm; 899 Traction Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90013; 213.935.8194; www.SmokeCityCharbar.com

Photo: Smoke City Char Bar Table Spread, Burnt Ends Mac & Cheese Bites, Crisp Fried Smoked Pork Belly, Salvador’s Sangria, Van Gogh’s Flask, Strawberry Shortcake, Smokehouse S’mores

SO.PA AT L’HORIZON – PALM SPRINGS (NEW YEAR’S EVE & NEW YEAR’S DAY):

NEW YEAR’S EVE:

Celebrate New Year’s Eve at SO.PA at L’Horizon in Palm Springs and enjoy Executive Chef Michael Hung’s Five-Course Tasting Menu ($135.00 per person) starting with a Classic Gougere stuffed with local Medjool dates and Blue de Basque, then Icelandic King Salmon Crudo with variations of celery, pickled mustard seed, and Siberian Osetra Caviar.

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For the Third Course, guests will enjoy Stuffed Delicata Squash, Lacinato kale, brown and wild rice with a black truffle coulis, and for the Main, the Grilled Petite Filet Mignon with potato and Parmigiano Reggiano gratin, and sauce au poivre.

Each course can also be enjoyed with one of Beverage Director Kelly David’s Handcrafted Cocktails, or Champagne, Red, White or Rosé Wine from SO.PA’s award-winning Wine List by the glass or the bottle, and for the final finishing touch, Chef Hung will be presenting a Ginger Toffee Pudding Cake with Whipped Creme Fraiche.

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NEW YEAR’S DAY:

Welcome 2023 by enjoying New Year’s Day Dinner at SO.PA and experience Executive Chef Michael Hung’s progressive and refined New American Dinner Menu spotlighting global influences while enjoying one of Beverage Director Kelly David’s Handcrafted Cocktails, and then toasting the New Year with some Champagne, Red, White or Rosé Wine from SO.PA’s award-winning Wine List.

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SO.PA at L’Horizon will be open for New Year’s Eve Dinner, Saturday, December 31st, 2022, from 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm;SO.PA at L’Horizon will be open on New Year’s Day, Sunday, January 1st, 2023, from 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm; 1050 East Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92264; 760.323.1858; www.LHorizonPalmSprings.com

THE COLONY CLUB AT THE COLONY PALMS HOTEL – PALM SPRINGS (NEW YEAR’S EVE & NEW YEAR’S DAY):

NEW YEAR’S EVE:

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The countdown to New Year’s Eve is on at The Colony Club in Palm Springs as Executive Chef Michael is celebrating with three New Year’s Eve Specials featuring Ocean Trout Caviar with Potato Latkes with a hard cooked egg, crème fraiche and Chives,

Honey Baked Pork Loin Ham served with roasted Brussels sprouts, pineapple compote, and natural Jus,

Ginger Toffee Pudding Cake with market apples, and whipped crème fraiche. Each New Year’s Eve Specialcan be enjoyed with one of Beverage Director Kelly David’s Handcrafted Cocktails, glass, or bottle of Champagne, Red, White or Rosé Wine from The Colony Club’s award-winning Wine List.

NEW YEAR’S DAY:

Ring in the first day of the New Year by enjoying Executive Chef Michael Hung’s innovative California Fare for Brunch, Lunch, and Dinner this New Year’s Day. Guests of The Colony Club can dine inside the main dining room while enjoying the modern take on Art Deco glamour or enjoy the warm breezes while dining al fresco poolside with a stunning view of the mountains while sipping one of Beverage Director Kelly David’s Handcrafted Cocktails, Mimosa, Michelada, Bloody Mary or savoring some Champagne, Red, White or Rosé from The Colony Club’s award-winning Wine List.

The Colony Club at The Colony Palms Hotel will be open for New Year’s Eve Dinner, Saturday, December 31st, 2022,from 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm; The Colony Club at The Colony Palms Hotel will be open on New Year’s Day, Sunday, January 1st, 2023, from 8:00 am to 9:00 pm; 572 N. Indian Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262; 760.969.1818;www.ColonyPalmsHotel.com

THE RAYMOND 1886 – PASADENA (NEW YEAR’S EVE):

NEW YEAR’S EVE:

Kick-off this New Year’s Eve with an early celebration at The Raymond 1886! This special holiday calls for a very special meal and The Raymond 1886 will be offering a Three-Course New Year’s Eve Tasting Menu ($155.00 per person). This festive feast begins with the First Course featuring a choice of Scallop Rockefeller, sea scallop, garlic breadcrumbs, spinach, and Champagne butter, or Grape & Prosciutto Salad with prosciutto di parma, frisée, red grapes and gorgonzola dolce.

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The savory Second Course offers a choice Cornish Game Hen served with cranberry orange harissa and roasted root vegetables, Branzino, Mediterranean Sea Bass served roasted bell pepper purée, lentils and fennel, Chateau Briand, filet mignon, pommes purée, crispy Brussels sprouts leaves, and bone marrow bordelaise, or Stuffed Eggplant with Moroccan spiced lentils, baby heirloom tomatoes, sweet peppers, and romesco.

The Dessert course offers a choice of either the Chocolate Lava Cake or Pumpkin Spice Panna Cotta.

The Raymond 1886’s New Year’s Eve Tasting Menu is meant to pair perfectly with a bottle of wine from The Raymond 1886’s award-winning Wine List or full 1886 Cocktail List, along with a Complimentary Champagne Toast making dining at The Raymond 1886 a great way to ring in 2023!

The Raymond 1886 will be open for New Year’s Eve Dinner, Saturday, December 31st, 2022, from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm;The Raymond 1886 will be closed on New Year’s Day, Sunday, January 1st, 2023; 1250 South Fair Oaks Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91105; 626.441.3136; www.TheRaymond.com