New Year’s Eve & New Year’s Day

12/28/2019

“A Night in New Orleans” New Year’s Eve Dinner at mar’sel

Escape to New Orleans for a night with the a four- or five-course tasting menu at mar’sel (number of courses is dependent on seating times). A live jazz band, specialty wine offerings, and parting gifts for guests round out the eveningTuesday, seatings: 5 – 6 pm and 7:30 – 8 pm; 100 Terranea Way
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275

New Year’s Eve Winter Wonderland Family Dinner at Terranea

Be transported into a magical winter wonderland-themed family celebration and set resolutions for the New Year over a three-course meal and live action dessert bar. Toast to a fabulous year ahead with Champagne and live entertainment. $140, $95/ages 4 – 11; Tuesday, seatings: 7:30 pm and 8:30 pm; 100 Terranea Way, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275

New Year’s Eve Underwater Extravaganza at Terranea

Count down to 2020 with a dazzling celebration for those 21 and over, including an open bar with VIP bottle service available. Enjoy a variety of food stations from Terranea’s award-winning culinary team and dance the night away to tunes by a live DJ. Room package available that includes two tickets to the Extravaganza. Tuesday, 9 pm – 2 am; 100 Terranea Way
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275

New Year’s Eve at Cafe del Rey

Ring in the New Year at the Cafe del Rey. Book your reservation now for a four-course meal to remember. Start off with your choice of Diver Scallop Crudo or Wagyu Steak Carpaccio before moving on to a house made Wild Mushroom Soup. Entrée choices include Grilled Westholme Australian Wagyu Ribeye, Roasted Sonoma Lamb Loin or a Cedar Smoked Halibut Filet. End on a sweet note with choice of Profiteroles or Champagne Crème Caramel. Cafe del Rey will also offer two champagne toasts for both the East and West coasts, alongside live music from DJ MAX from 8:30pm to 12:30am. $119, $99/18 and under; Tuesday, 5:30 pm – 12:30 am; 4451 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA; 310.823.6395

Marina del Rey Hotel – Midnight On the Marina 

Celebrate NYE at the Marina del Rey Hotel for our Annual New Year’s Eve Celebration, Midnight on the Marina. Purchase any of their open bar packages and start your night with a red carpet photo, grab some party favors, and dance the night away on the pool deck and the Event Lawn with our award-winning DJ. Gaze at not one, but two dazzling fireworks displays over the Marina at 9 pm and Midnight. Plus, ring in 2020 with a complimentary Champagne Toast at Midnight. $40+; Tuesday, 8 pm; 13534 Bali Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292

New Year’s Eve on Hornblower Yacht

Start the day’s celebration off right, with a brunch buffet on a Hornblower yacht. Toast to the last day of the New Year with free flowing champagne and sparkling cider. Relax while they serve up the food, turn up the tunes and cruise past beautiful coastal views! Want to celebrate in the evening? Ring in the New Year on board a Hornblower yacht with free-flowing champagne, gourmet four-course dinner, top-shelf beverages, music to dance the night away and ever-changing views of the harbor. Choose from several sparkling celebration packages to celebrate good times and new beginnings. Skip dinner and celebrate with a spread of gourmet desserts. Then dance to the DJ and ring in the New Year with the Marina del Rey fireworks show. This New Year’s cruise also includes holiday decorations, party favors, a boarding glass of champagne, and a cash bar for additional beverages! Tuesday, brunch: $75, dinner: $236.25, dessert: $136.50; Tuesday; Fisherman’s Village Marina, 13755 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292

NYE at Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills

Indulge in LA’s New Year’s Eve party at Riviera 31 inside Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills. This glamorous New Year’s Eve party offers a majestic way to start the New Year. A live DJ will play crowd favorites, from hip hop to dance to Top 40. A five hour premium open bar keeps the drinks flowing and the bubbly replenished. Plus, enjoy a complimentary champagne toas at midnightt. For those looking to indulge even further this NYE, opt for a VIP package that includes bottle service and reserved seating. $106.40; Tuesday, 9 pm; 8555 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048

NYE at Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach

Ring in the roaring 20’s with En Vouge at Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach’s 2019 New Year’s Eve Party. En Vouge will be joined by Michael Lington, Paul Taylor, Erin Stevenson plus DJ Jonathan Phillips and host from 94.7 The Wave, Pat Prescott. . All tickets include an evening of music, party favors and complimentary champagne toast at midnight. $295/VIP dinner, $195/premium, $165/standard; Tuesday, dinner: 7:30 – 8:30 pm, party through midnight; 21500 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, CA 92648

ARDOR

This New Year’s Eve, Michelin-starred Chef John Fraser and his team are ringing in 2020 with a lavish 5-course prix fixe Chef’s family-style menu at Ardor. Dine at the early seating before the festivities, or spend countdown at the late seating, which includes a complimentary Dom Pérignon midnight champagne toast. Begin your dinner with Chef’s selection of canapes followed by shared appetizers, including Tandoor roasted carrots with coffee-walnut crumble and sunchoke puree, Castel franco with pomegranate and aged goat cheese and whole fish ceviche. Then enjoy family-style entrees, such as beef tenderloin, roasted cauliflower, and Greek orata with local capers and shaved fennel along with sides for the table. Finally, end with an assortment of homemade desserts. Tuesday, $155, $75/under 12, first seating: 6 – 7 pm; $225, second seating: 8 pm – midnight; 9040 West Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069; 424.310.1572

The Roof at EDITION

This New Year’s Eve, ring in 2020 with a luxurious and intimate celebration at The Roof at The West Hollywood EDITION. Enjoy a 6-hour premium open bar, including a champagne bar, caviar and oyster bar, and passed hors d’oeuvres. Enjoy indoor comfort with outdoor views while staying warm and checking out the firework displays through The Roof’s floor-to-ceiling glass walls. $225; Tuesday, 8 pm – 2 am; 9040 West Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069; 424.310.1572

Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills

Jean-Georges Beverly Hills will ring in the New Year with two seatings complete with live music. The first seating will offer a la carte menu options and the second seating will be a Midnight Masquerade, accompanied by a 6-course menu. The Rooftop by JG hosts a New Year’s Eve celebration, complete with a DJ, hors d’oeuvres, caviar and a champagne toast. Cocktail attire is recommended. Jean-Georges Beverly Hills: $240, Tuesday, first seating: 5 – 7 pm, second seating: 8:30 – 10 pm; The Rooftop by JG: $240, $1,500/VIP tables, Tuesday, 9 pm – 1 am; 9850 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

New Year’s Eve at High Rooftop Lounge: “Rock & Roll Formal”

Celebrate New Year’s Eve at the Rock & Roll Formal at Venice Beach’s only rooftop bar! High Rooftop Lounge is celebrating with a Rock & Roll Formal with a DJ spinning will be from 8:30 pm – 12:30 am. Bottle service menu available + bottle packages available. $20/no reservation needed, $60/reservations (includes a table for 3.5 hours, champagne toast at midnight and party favors); Tuesday, seatings: 5 – 8:30 pm, 9 pm – 12:30 am; 1697 Pacific Ave, Venice, CA 90291; 310.452.1111

Costero Bar + Bistro’s Special New Year’s Eve Menu

If you need to head out of town on NYE, give Costero a try before you fly! Feast on items like Cauliflower Soup with Apple & Pepita Relish, and California EVOO; Roasted Beet Salad with Baby Arugula, Avocado, Toasted Pecan, Laura Chenel Chevre, and Blood Orange Vinaigrette; Roasted Half Chicken with Smashed Baby Potatoes, Cranberry Chicken Jus, Roasted Root Vegetables, and Cranberry Serrano Chutney; Slow Roasted Prime Rib with Yukon Whipped Potatoes, Roasted Christmas Veg, Natural Jus, and Horseradish Cream; Mint White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake with Raspberry Coulis and Vanilla Chantilly Cream; and English Sticky Toffee Pudding with Butter Pecan Ice Cream, Warm Caramel. Tuesday,  5 – 10 pm; Sheraton Gateway LAX, 6101 W Century Blvd, Los Angeles; 310.642.4820

Rosaliné‘s New Year’s Eve

Party Peruvian style at Rosaliné! Rosaliné’s New Year’s Eve consists of a chef’s tasting menu created by Chef Ricardo Zarate which includes four courses of items such as Concha de Mar Parmesana with aji amarillo lech de tigre, parmesano and criolla fina; Black Cod with Truffle Quinotto, an oven roasted black cod with tricolor quinoa risotto, grilled asparagus and petit greens; and Estofado a la Nortena with braised beef short ribs, choclo huacatay pepian, roasted heirloom tomato and hierbas finas. For dessert, choose between Chancay con Leche (Peruvian cake) or Suspiro a la Limena, a lucuma cream with spice meringue and edible petit flowers. Seatings after 8:30 pm come with a glass of sparkling wine for a New Year’s toast. $99/before 8:30 pm, $110/after 8:30 pm; Tuesday; 8479 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90069; 323.297.9500

Hotel Shangri-La’s New Year’s Eve Five-Course Dinner

Hotel Shangri-La will ring in 2020 with a five-course NYE Dinner in The Dining Room adjacent to the art-deco hotel lobby. The culinary celebration features an amuse bouche of Smoked Salmon, Crème Fraiche and Caviar; followed a Persimmon Salad; a bowl of Potato Leek Soup; an intermezzo; a Surf and Turf main consisting of Petit Filet, Poached Lobster Tail, Potato Gratin and Micro Vegetables; and a finale of a Triple Dessert Platter. $150 (includes one bottle of house Champagne, the five-course dinner, live entertainment, a large-screen TV and a midnight celebration); Tuesday, 9 pm; 1301 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA

ONYX Rooftop Lounge: Countdown to New Years Eve

Convene at ONYX Rooftop Lounge this NYE for the bash with the most epic views of the ocean. You will be treated to four hours of open bar service, live DJ and entertainment, and a champagne toast at midnight. New this year, you can have your dinner and your dancing too, as Hotel Shangri-La offers an all-inclusive package that combines all of the elements of the five-course NYE dinner and the rooftop countdown party. Ticket includes a complimentary bottle of house Champagne with dinner, the five-course dinner, live entertainment during the meal, a large screen TV, 4-hour open bar service at Onyx, a live DJ on the rooftop and a glass of Champagne to welcome 2020 ($220). $90/ONYX Rooftop Lounge; Tuesday, 9 pm; 1301 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA

Terra, Eataly L.A.

For one night only you will have full access to traditional Italian fare, along with an ever-flowing selection of wine, beer, and specialty cocktails! Snap and save your memories of New Year’s Eve with their photo booth, party on the dance floor and then countdown to midnight with bubbles in hand. $145; Tuesday, 9 pm; Eataly Westfield 10250 Santa Monica Blvd, Roof, Los Angeles, CA 90067

Birdie G’s

This is the first New Year’s Eve celebration at Chef Jeremy Fox’s new restaurant! Celebrate family-style with comforting, nostalgic dishes. Enjoy 5 courses with highlights include a jazzed-up Relish Tray with five-onion dip, wild sardines & matzo; Wood-Grilled Short Rib with bone marrow rice, saffron & smoked cinnamon; Blintz Suzette with layers of crepes, fresh cheese & citrus, along with fun add-ons, like caviar with potato waffles and baked oysters. Sommelier Aaron Day is doing $45 wine pairings, while Bar Manager Stephanie Reading is whipping up specialty cocktails. $95; Tuesday; 2421 Michigan Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90404; 310.310.3616

Manuela

Chef Kris Tominaga of Manuela will bring his American Heritage, southern-influenced cooking style to classic New Orleans-inspired specials, in addition to the restaurant’s daily dinner menu. A live six-piece New Orleans-style jazz band led by Tony Guerrero and vocalist Lia Booth will provide the soundtrack for the evening. Tuesday, 5:30 pm – 1 am; 907 E 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90013; Reservations: here

Rustic Canyon

Chef Andy Doubrava and the team are capping off an exciting year (yay, Michelin Star!) with their own fun twist on old-school steakhouse fare. The family-style menu features 12 dishes at two different levels – everyone at the table picks 5 courses or 7 dishes. Highlights include  Oysters Rockefeller, Pastrami-Spiced Prime Rib, Radicchio Wedge Salad, Chocolate Mille-Feuille and more. Sommelier Ferdinando Mucerino is pouring from a variety of large-format bottles like Jeroboams and Magnums, alongside some rare, old vintages from the restaurant’s vast cellar. $95/5 courses, $125/7 dishes, $65/wine pairing per person; Tuesday; 1119 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica CA 90401; 310.393.7050

Cassia

Chef Bryant Ng and his crew are serving up a family-style dinner. Alongside Cassia signatures like Chickpea Curry and Whole Grilled Sea Bass, new dishes include Caviar with salted egg yolk crackers, seaweed crème fraîche & red onions; Smoked Beef Short Ribs with spicy Chinese BBQ sauce, Bibb lettuce & herbs; Spicy Duck Dry Sesame Noodles with scallions and more. Sommelier Marianna Caldwell is doing a $20 beer flight featuring Bryant’s favorites and wine pairings and sparkling sake to pair with caviar. There’s also a limited à la carte menu on the covered & heated patio for walk-ins and those seeking a more casual experience. $95, $45/wine pairings; Tuesday; 1314 7th St, Santa Monica, CA 90401; 310 393 6699

Esters Wine Shop & Bar

Looking for a chill place to celebrate without committing to a ticketed event? Grab a spot at their chic wine bar to ring in the New Year with a date or friends! They’re going through our cellar and sharing some really special wines via vintage flights. For $45, get three wines from different decades, paired with light bites. With any food, drink or retail purchase, they’re also offering a free round of bubbles at midnight. Tuesday; 1314 Seventh St, Santa Monica, CA 90401

Tallula’s

Take a midnight walk along the beach to toast 2020 and then grab a casual dinner and New Year’s Eve Fiesta. A Mariachi Band will be playing, there will be agave spirit flights and cocktail specials, while Chef Saw Naing and his team are cooking up some big family-style platters for that night. Highlights include Whole Bone-In Tomahawk Steak, Kampachi Fish Head with fresh tortillas & a variety of sauces & salsas, Braised Duck Chilaquiles and more, all offered à la carte. Tuesday; 118 Entrada Dr, Santa Monica CA 90402

Milo & Olive

Another casual option for non-planners out there is Chef Erin Eastland’s neighborhood pizzeria and bakery. Chow down on wood-fired pizzas like Butternut Squash & Caramelized Onion with fontina, fresh thyme & aged balsamic, handmade pastas, along with New Year’s Eve specials like Wood-Fired Oysters, a decadent Crab Pasta…and truffles. Tuesday; 2723 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90403

Ever Bar’s New Year’s Eve Celebration

Hollywood’s Ever Bar is hosting its annual New Year’s Eve celebration featuring live music from Marley Munroe & Friends and complimentary toasts for every time zone, including New York, Chicago, Denver and Los Angeles. When the clock strikes midnight in the City of Angels, Ever Bar will also serve complimentary champagne toasts to usher in the New Year. No cover; Tuesday, 10 pm – 1 am; 1800 Argyle Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028 

LA LA Land Dinner at Castaway

You have two special events to choose from on New Year’s Eve at Castaway in Burbank. The LA LA Land Dinner in the restaurant, enjoy the LA LA Land Dinner which is comprised of a five course dinner and bottle of champagne. Menu items include Smoked Salmon Tartare, Squid Ink Bucatini, Vintage Cape Grim New York Steak and Chilean Sea Bass. The Hollywood & Vine NYE Party will have a premium open bar, tray passed hors d’oeuvres, chef action stations, live entertainment and a midnight toast in the Starlight Ballroom. LA LA Land Dinner: $125/inside seating, $150/patio window seating, Tuesday, 6 pm and 10 pm; Hollywood & Vine NYE Party: $135; 1250 E. Harvard Rd, Burbank, CA 91501-1096

2020 New Year’s Eve Celebration at Whiskey Red’s   

To celebrate the holiday, Whiskey Red’s is throwing a 2020 New Year’s Eve Celebration featuring: hor d’oeuvres, celebratory three-course dinner, live entertainment, and a views of the fireworks. Tuesday, $95/ first seating, 5 pm, second seating: $95/indoor, $105/window, $155/patio; 13813 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292

Havana Nights at Luminarias  

To celebrate the holiday, Luminarias is throwing a Havana Nights NYE party featuring: live entertainment, dancing, midnight toast, and a grand dinner buffet. $140, $150/VIP Seating; Tuesday, 7 pm – 1 am; 3500 Ramona Blvd, Monterey Park, CA 91754

Kendall’s Brasserie

Choose from a celebratory New Year’s Eve Prix-Fixe menu, featuring Butternut Squash Soup, Wild Mushroom Risotto, Braised Veal Cheek, Filet Mignon Au Poivre, Duck Duo (Roasted Breast & Leg Confit) and more. $78/three-course or $92/four-course; Tuesday, 4 – 11 pm; 135 N Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Ray’s + Stark Bar

NYE specials include squid ink chittara, Hamachi tartare, 24 karat gold pizza, and pan seared scallops. Tuesday, 11:30 am – 6 pm; Located at LACMA
5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036

Patina

Celebrate at Patina Restaurant with Chef Andreas Roller’s New Year’s Eve Prix-Fixe menu, featuring Hokkaido scallop, Santa Barbara abalone, Dover sole, and grilled Snake River Farms Wagyu beef. Tuesday, first seating: $110/three-course or $170/six-course, 4 pm, second seating: $170/six-course, 7 pm, third seating: $110/three-course or $170/six-course, 10 pm; Located at The Walt Disney Concert Hall, 141 South Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Nick + Stef’s Steakhouse

Ring in the new year at Nick + Stef’s with surf and turf – a petit filet mignon, lobster tail, JBS potato puree, creamed spinach, and red wine bordelaise. For dessert, special options include “Exotic Passion Fruit Mousse” and “Black Forest.” Full a la carte menu featuring Nick + Stef’s acclaimed dry-aged steaks also available. Tuesday, 5 – 10 pm; 330 S. Hope St, Los Angeles, CA 90071

 INKO NITO

Ring in the New Year at INKO NITO with DJ P-Trix and DJ Cheps, a photo booth and private cocktail bar on the modern Japanese restaurant’s patio. Enjoy a four-course meal including a welcome cocktail courtesy of Seedlip and Lofi aperitifs, Soto sake and sashimi pairing, robatayaki-grilled entrees, dessert and a complimentary glass of bubbles at midnight. A la carte menu options also available. $85Tuesday, 5 pm; 225-227 Garey St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Fia

Ring in 2020 with Fia’s California Coast-meets-Amalfi Coast cuisine and menus specially curated for New Year’s Eve. Located in the heart of Santa Monica from acclaimed Chef Brendan Collins (Birch, Waterloo & City, Melisse), Fia will offer two New Year’s Eve seatings. The first seating will feature a five-course tasting menu and the second seating will include a seven-course tasting menu. Both menus will include popular dishes from Fia’s menu like the Truffle Cavatelli and Lobster Capellini (both with an option of black or white truffle supplement for an additional charge), as well as New Year’s Eve specials like Beef Wellington, a Kumquat Honey-Glazed Duck, Scallops with Cured Meyer Lemons, Winter Squash and Duck Prosciutto, and more. Tuesday, first seating: $80, 6 – 8 pm, second seating: $110, 8:30 – 10 pm; 1104 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401; Reservations: OpenTable

Citrin

Be among the first to experience acclaimed Chef Josiah Citrin’s eponymous new concept, Citrin, in the former Melisse space, offering an elegant New Year’s Eve tasting menu. The early seating will consist of four-course tasting menu with Aged Sonoma Lamb Loin or Rib Eye Cap, as well as an optional Truffle Risotto supplement ($60) for an indulgent upgrade. The second seating includes music and dancing, as well as seven-course dinner with options including Maine Lobster, Egg Caviar, and Maine Scallop. Dessert is chocolate, passion fruit, and strawberry. Tuesday, first seating: 5:30 – 6:30 pm, second seating: 8:30 – 9:30 pm; 1104 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401

Openaire

Legendary chef Josiah Citrin’s Openaire, the airy greenhouse restaurant at The Line Hotel in Koreatown, is hosting a New Year’s Eve celebration dinner divided into two seatings with prix fixe menus. Openaire will also be open on New Year’s Day for brunch and dinner. Tuesday, first seating: $79/three-courses, 5 – 6:30 pm; second seating: $165/five-courses, 8:30 – 9:30 pm; 3515 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90010; Reservations: OpenTable

VERSE

Led by acclaimed Chef Paul Shoemaker (Providence, Bastide), hospitality veteran Rob Ciancimino (The Sayers Club), and Manny Marroquin (eight-time Grammy award-winning sound mixer and owner of neighboring Larrabee Studios), VERSE presents an immersive dining experience where sound is at the forefront of the design and intent. VERSE offers a one-of-a-kind restaurant atmosphere and will be hosting a pre-fixe New Year’s Eve celebration dinner divided into two seatings, with the first seating offering a five-course tasting menu and the second seating including a five-course tasting menu with a complimentary G.H. Mumm champagne toast, DJ and dancing. Tuesday, $85/first seating, 6:30 pm; $175/second seating, 9:30 pm; 4212 Lankershim Blvd, Toluca Lake, CA 91602

Angler

Ring in the New Year with an opulent menu from Chef Joshua Skenes. The dinner begins with Angler’s Reserve Caviar, followed by dishes such as the Big Eye Tuna, Sweet Chicory Caesar, and a main course of Washugyu Ribeye, Angler Potato and Cheese Sauce, and Sunchokes with Black Winter Truffles. The second seating will receive a supplemental Whole Grilled Lobster. Dessert for the first seating is Angler’s Soft Serve Sundae, and the second seating rings in the New Year with a Frozen Chocolate Bar. Guests joining the second seating will receive a complimentary glass of Champagne. Tuesday, first seating: $198, $80/wine pairing, 5:30 pm; second seating: $285, $120/wine pairing, 8:30 pm; 8500 Beverly Blvd, Suite 117, Los Angeles, CA 90048; Reservations: OpenTable

Sky-High New Year’s Eve at WP24 by Wolfgang Puck

Enjoy a 7-course experience to welcome 2020 from the 24th floor of The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles. You will be greeted with a celebratory cocktail before enjoying dishes like Hamachi Sashimi, Char Siu Colorado Lamb Chop, and Prime New York Sirloin. An expansive display of sweet treats and bottomless New Year’s Eve punch will be available all night in the restaurant’s Dessert Lounge. $169; Tuesday, 6 – 10 pm; 900 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015 

Bottlefish

In addition to its full dinner menu, the Brentwood neighborhood from the original Co-Founders of the California Pizza Kitchen, Rick Rosenfield & Larry Flax—will be serving two seasonal specials, and of course plenty of bubbly to ring in the New Year: Surf & Turf, prime filet with white truffle Dijon mustard bearnaise sauce and grilled lobster tail with mashed potatoes and haricots verts and Whole Fried Sea Bream, served with Chinese long beans, julienne carrots, snow peas, and cilantro in a Thai vinaigrette. Tuesday; 11677 San Vincente Blvd, Suite 200 Los Angeles, CA 90049; 310.954.9495

The Bazaar by José Andrés at the SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills

Ring in the new decade with an elegant, luxe, and culinary-driven soiree at The Bazaar by José Andrés at SLS Beverly Hills. The Bazaar offers two seating options – one to kick off the NYE celebration and the other to ring in midnight with a Spanish masquerade. The menu includes selections of tapas and luxe specialties like caviar and truffles, as well as premium champagne and wine package options. The first seating includes 12 savory and 3 dessert courses, with an additional truffle and caviar supplement available. The second seating is the Midnight Spanish Masquerade from 9:30 pm – 1:30 am, which includes a welcome champagne toast, 12 savory and 3 dessert courses with truffle and caviar, the midnight countdown and entertainment. An $800 endless Dom Perignon package is available upon request, in addition to a $350 endless Veuve Clicquot package, or $120 – $220 for wine pairings with the meal. Additionally, The Bazaar’s newly launched ticketed cocktail tasting menu experience, Bazaar Flight at Gate: Bar Centro, is boarding for its last flight of 2019 from 7:30 pm – 1:30 am. The cocktail tasting journey around the world includes 10 cocktail destinations with exclusive NYE libations and a table side culinary pairing as well as access to Bar Centro’s Midnight Spanish Masquerade ($400). $165/first seating, Tuesday, 7:30 – 9 pm; $325/second seating, Tuesday, 9:30 pm – 1:30 am; 465 La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048; 310.246.5555

Celestino Ristorante

The last meal of 2019 is going to be a special Four-Course New Year’s Eve Prix-Fixe Menu. Start the evening off with the antipasto which offers a choice of Tortellini di Carne in Brodo di Cappone, veal tortellini in a Capon broth, or the Carpaccio di Capesante con Melograno, Arance, e Lattughe Valeriana featuring scallop carpaccio with pomegranate, orange, and mâché lettuce. The Pasta e Ravioli course presents Agnolotti Bianchi e Neri con Gamberetti e Salsa d’Aragosta, black and white ravioli stuffed with shrimp in a lobster sauce, or Torchietti di Pasta Con Ragu di Cinghiale, Maccheroni Trafilati with wild boar ragu. Continue with dishes like the Pesce Rombo con Salsa D’Aragosta, Pure di Ceci e Barbabietole, a filet of Turbot with lobster sauce and red beet garbanzo mashed potatoes or the Petto di Anatra con Salsa di Fichi e Amarone, breast of duck with figs and Amarone wine sauce from the Pesce e Carne course. Lastly, enjoy the Budino di Pistacchio con Salsa de Chocolato e Panna which is a pistachio soufflé with chocolate and a cream sauce. $80; Tuesday, 5 pm – midnight; 141 South Lake Ave, Pasadena, CA, 91105; 626.795.4006

Chez Jay

Ring in 2020 with Chez Jay’s New Year’s Eve Three-Course Prix-Fixe Dinner which includes a glass of wine or Champagne to get the celebration started. Get decked out in New Year’s Eve props provided by Chez Jay before choosing a starter from selections such as the Tomato Bisque Soup or House Salad. Entrée options include Chez Jay’s Traditional Steamed Two-Pound Main Lobster, Grilled Australian Rack of Lamb, with rosemary shallots and Madeira sauce; Oven Roasted Angus Prime Rib with au jus and creamy horseradish, or the 10 Ounce Filet Mignon; all served with the choice either fresh vegetables, scalloped potatoes, rice pilaf, or Idaho baked potato. End the decade on a sweet note with a dessert such as Chez Jay’s Homemade Cheesecake, Chocolate Chip Cake, or English-Style Sticky Toffee Pudding. Chez Jay is also featuring a Midnight Balloon Drop that will contain special balloons filled with Complimentary Gifts such as Chez Jay Gift Certificates, T-Shirts, Bottle of Champagne, and more! $95; Tuesday, 11:30 am – 2 am, dinner: 5:30 – 11:30 pm; 1657 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401; 310.395.1741

Il Pastaio

Say goodbye to 2019 and welcome 2020 at Il Pastaio with Chef Giacomino Drago’s Five-Course New Year’s Eve Prix-Fixe Menu or enjoy Il Pastaio’s À la carte menu along with one complimentary glass of prosecco! For the Prix-Fixe menu, begin your meal with a first course choice between the Zuppa di Barbabietole e Patate with red beets and potato purée, or the Zuppa di Granoturico al Profumo di Tartufo Nero, prepared with a corn purée with a touch of truffle sauce, topped with fresh black truffles. The second course offers a selection between the Salmone Affumicato con Melograno comprised of smoked salmon with mâché lettuce, fennel, onion, pomegranate, olive oil and lemon; Burrata Pugliese con Prosciutto, made with imported creamy Mozzarella cheese and prosciutto, orthe Insalata di Capesante, with grilled jumbo scallops served with arugula salad, onion, tomato, frisee, purple potatoes, pomegranate, and a lemon dressing. The third course features a decadent pasta offering where you can choose between the Spaghetti al Nero di Seppia con Neonata, featuring squid ink spaghetti with imported Japanese white bait, extra virgin olive oil, garlic, parsley, and lemon zest; Garganelli Bianci e Neri con Gamberi di Fiume, made with homemade black and white garganelli pasta, served with rock shrimp and asparagus; the Risotto con Fiori di Zucca e Gamberi, made of Carnaroli rice with zucchini flowers, and rock shrimp; Agnolotti Ai Funghi, a homemade green ravioli stuffed with mushrooms in a truffle sauce;  the Lasagna con A Bolognese, Il Pastaio’s homemade lasagna with meat sauce, and the Linguine Piccanti con Langostino, comprised oflinguine with fresh langostino in a light spicy tomato sauce. The Fourth course is a choice between the John Dory al Guazzetto, made with John Dory served with Peruvian potatoes, cherry tomato, olives, and caper broth; the Sogliola alla Mugnaia, featuring a whole DoverSole filet served on a bed of spinach accompanied by mashed potatoes and a lemon and caper sauce, and the Costolette di Agnello, a grilled rack of lamb served with a polenta timbal and balsamic sauce. The fifth course offers a choice of your individual dessert directly from the Il Pastaio Dessert Menu. $135/person, minimum two people; Tuesday, 11:30 am – 11:30 pm; 310 North Canon Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210; 310.275.2900

Mi Piace

Celebrate New Year’s Eve the Italian way at Mi Piace! Once the party hats are on, take a seat to enjoy this last celebratory feast of the year before dancing and drinking into 2020 in the Mi Piace Lounge. Start the evening with the Oyster & Seafood Platter, featuring Malpeque P.E.I mussels, Kusshi B.C. oysters, Alaskan King crab leg, half Maine Lobster, and jumbo shrimp served with a mignonette, cocktail sauce, tartar sauce, and fresh lemon, and the Roasted Bone Marrow, served with Cowboy bacon shallot jam and toasted ciabatta. Continue with an entrée such as the Executive Chef Gil Saulnier’s Prime Delmonico New York, featuring a bone-in 18 oz. steak with fresh shitake mushrooms, Napa Cabernet demi glaze, and Chef’s special potatoes; Chilean Sea Bass served with creamy Reggiano risotto and topped with French black truffle; and Tagliatelle con Gamberi, made of spinach tagliatelle pasta with grilled prawns and jumbo shrimp tossed in a black pepper cognac cream sauce with julienne of carrots, celery and asparagus. Dessert includes Crème Brûlée Cheesecake, made of Madagascar vanilla cheesecake served atop a butter graham cracker crust, and brûléed to order. Then, head over to the Mi Piace Lounge to sip Signature Handcrafted Cocktails created by Bar Manager Nikos Baltas featuring the Smoke on the Water, made with Wheatley Vodka, Aperol, St-Germain, and a special aromatic fog. The Mi Piace Lounge will also be in full swing with dancing and live music from The Trendsetters, and DJ sets from Mi Piace’s House DJs. Tuesday, 6 pm – 2 am; 25 East Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91105; 626.795.313

New Year’s Eve Early Seating Dinner

Start the New Year’s Eve celebration early with Executive Chef Jason Francisco’s Three-Course Prix-Fixe Dinner at The Raymond 1886. The festivities begin with a first course choice of Lobster Bisque, with a lobster tail, brodo, and crème fraiche; a Scallop Rockerfeller with live sea scallops, garlic breadcrumbs, spinach, and Champagne butter, or the Grape and Prosciutto Salad, with Prosciutto di Parma, frisée, red grapes, and a Gorgonzola dolce. The second course selections include the Cornish Game Hen with roasted root vegetables and cranberry orange harissa; the Branzino with roasted bell pepper purée, lentils, and fennel; the Chateaubriand, a prime center cut filet mignon with pommes purée, crispy Brussels sprout leaves, and a bone marrow bordelaise, or vegetarians can enjoy the Stuffed Eggplant with Moroccan lentils, baby heirloom tomatoes, sweet peppers and Romesco. The Dessert Course from Pastry Chef Mignon Jones includes offerings such as the Eggnog Cheesecake, Chocolate Lava Cake, or the Pumpkin Spice Panna Cotta. $110; Tuesday, 5 – 8 pm; 1250 South Fair Oaks Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91105; Reservations: 626.441.3136 or Info@TheRaymond.com

The Raymond 1886 New Year’s Eve Ball

Get ready for the best New Year’s Eve party in Pasadena! Ring in 2020 at this all-inclusive New Year’s Eve Ball with tray passed appetizers and buffet stations, all-inclusive beverages including specialty cocktails, wine, beer, Champagne toast at midnight, party favors, dancing, music from DJ TESSA and more. Dishes from Executive Chef Jason Francisco include the Peruvian Scallop Ceviche with kimchi mignonette and wakame, the Penne Alla Vodka, with fresh penne, basil, vodka cream, sundried tomatoes, red pepper flakes, and Parmesan, and Crispy Brussels Sprouts with honey Dijon, among other offerings. To follow the savories, Pastry Chef Mignon Jones will be serving her assorted Cheesecake Cannolis. $165; Tuesday, 10 pm – 2 am; 1250 South Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, CA 91105; 626.441.3136

New Year’s Day:

Hyatt Regency San Francisco

Eclipse Kitchen & Bar will be ringing in the new year with a unique menu on New Year’s Eve, featuring a decadent Grilled Filet Mignon, Roasted Butternut Squash and Kale Ravioli, and a Chocolate Laboratory for dessert. Tuesday; 5 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA 94111

New Year’s Day Brunch with Hornblower Yacht

Start the day’s celebration off with a lavish brunch buffet on a Hornblower yacht. Toast to the first day of the New Year with free flowing champagne and sparkling cider, food, tunes and beautiful coastal views! $75; Wednesday; Fisherman’s Village Marina, 13755 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292

Chez Jay

Recover on New Year’s Day at Chez Jay with the Bloody Good Bloody Mary, made with long-time Chez Jay Bartender Petter Wickerman’s very own Wickie’s Bloody Good Bloody Mary Mix. Wickerman’s handcrafted mix is made up of 11 ingredients including freshly ground red hot chili peppers, Worcestershire sauce, horseradish, lemon juice, black and white pepper, celery salt, and more. New Year’s Day is also National Bloody Mary Day and the Bloody Good Bloody Mary will be offered for $10 all-day long. Wednesday, 11:30 am – 2 am; 1657 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401; 310.395.1741Recover on New Year’s Day at Chez Jay with the Bloody Good Bloody Mary, made with long-time Chez Jay Bartender Petter Wickerman’s very own Wickie’s Bloody Good Bloody Mary Mix. Wickerman’s handcrafted mix is made up of 11 ingredients including freshly ground red hot chili peppers, Worcestershire sauce, horseradish, lemon juice, black and white pepper, celery salt, and more. New Year’s Day is also National Bloody Mary Day and the Bloody Good Bloody Mary will be offered for $10 all-day long. Wednesday, 11:30 am – 2 am; 1657 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401; 310.395.1741

Little Dom’s

The Eastside Italian hotspot will be open on New Year’s Day, offering breakfast and lunch all day. Alongside fan favorites including Ricotta & Blueberry pancakes and the Breakfast Pizza with a Sunnyside up egg, speck, mozzarella and tomato sauce. You can purchase $20 bottles of prosecco and $5 draft beers all day. Wednesday, 10 am – 10 pm; 2128 Hillhurst Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90027

Esters Wine Shop & Bar

They will be opening early for a special New Year’s Day brunch. Enjoy Bottomless Mimosas and Bloody Mary’s to toast 2020, alongside French toast and frittatas all afternoon long. Wednesday, 11 am – 4 pm; 1314 7th St, Santa Monica, CA 90401

Georgia’s Restaurant

Georgia’s Restaurant is kicking off 2020 with a bang as they are serving their Southern soul food brunch all day long! Dishes include the Fried Egg Sandwich, with choice of cooked egg, mayonnaise and bacon; Steak and Eggs, featuring top sirloin steak and a side of blackened country potatoes; Grilled French Toast made the old-fashioned way and topped with powdered sugar and strawberries; the Cinnamon Apple Waffle, topped with warm sautéed apples in a finger-licking cinnamon syrup and a dollop of whipped cream; the Chicken and Waffles; and Prosperity by Georgia’s, made with Hoppin’ John, collard greens, and cornbread as their New Year’s special for $9.95. The beginning of 2020 definitely calls for Bottomless Mimosas to keep the party going, and Georgia’s Restaurant will also be offering their signature Peach and seasonal sangria, red wine, and white wine by the glass or the bottle, and craft bottled Beer. Wednesday, 10 am to 9 pm; 4104 McGowen St, Suite 155, Long Beach, CA 92630; 562.420.5637

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