It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for – 2020 is finally coming to an end! You may not be able to go out and about to celebrate, BUT, you can enjoy the holiday from home. As you cozy up under a warm blanket to watch the ball drop, treat yourself to a takeout meal and drinks from some of your favorite restaurants. We’ve put together a list of New Year’s Eve specials to help you say goodbye to 2020, and hello to the new year!
Chef Travis Strickland of Baltaire invites you to enjoy a NYE dinner for four. This take-home package includes: an epi baguette, country pâté wrapped in bacon and studded with pistachios; endive and mâche winter citrus salad; beef cheek bourguignon; spiced vanilla creme brulee tarts; and a bottle of Laurent-Perrier La Cuvée Brut. $375, Available for pick up Thursday; please call for pick up times; 11647 San Vicente Blvd., L.A., 424.273.1660
With the holiday season looking quite different this year, Black Angus Steakhouse provides an array of festive to-go specials for New Year’s Eve. The holiday menu includes: to-go specials, dinner-for-two options, individual holiday plates, and prime rib specials for takeaway and curbside pickup. Dinner-for-two features: two 6oz filet mignon, two lobster tails, one appetizer to share, four classic sidekicks, one dessert to share, molasses bread, and two prosecco splits. The Individual meals consist of an 8oz prime rib or 6oz filet mignon, with lobster tail, and all the fixings. Holiday Prime Rib Meal To Go includes a ¼ pound (serves 6-8 people) or ½ pound (serves 12-14 people), classic sides, and choice of dessert . The restaurant is also offering bottles of wine at 50% the regular cost with the purchase of an entrée. Orders can be placed here for takeaway or curbside pickup. Through December 31st. $225.99 -$420.99 (Holiday Prime Rib Meal for 6-14), $99 (NYE to go for 2), $34.99 (Individual Meal); various hours and locations
Chef Jordan Kahn and Vespertine are serving a special limited edition New Year’s Eve menu. Chef Kahn’s menu will be an expanded version of the Alinea tribute menu, with luxe elements including a half bottle of Krug Grande Cuvée, king crab, caviar, and more. As add-ons, Chef Kahn is also serving Australian wagyu beef strip loin, foie gras, and a special Alinea table dessert. Available for order through Tock. $250 (per person); Available for pick-up only on Thursday and Friday; 3599 Hayden Ave, Culver City, CA 90232; 323.320.4023
Mexican Restaurant, Tallula’s is offering a Cocktail Kit, and Bar Tools to add to your collection. Choose from a bottle of Angelisco Blanco Tequila or Mezcal Amarás Espadín, bottle of Aperol, fresh agave & ginger syrups, Scrappy’s Grapefruit & Firewater bitters, fresh juices & garnishes, and 3 recipe cards. To complete your bar, order a new shaker and strainer to give that professional mixologist flair! Please give the restaurant 24 hour notice for all orders. Please call for available pick up times on Thursday. $85 (Cocktail Kit), $25 (Bar Tools); 118 Entrada Dr, Santa Monica, CA 90402; 310.526.0027
Esters Wine Shop & Bar has all your last-minute retail shopping and to-go food. Stock your fridge with three celebratory sparklers from the Countdown to 2021 Wine Pack or browse their extensive selection of Champagnes. Chef Jessica Liu He is whipping up Champagne Truffles, large-format Mezze Platters, and a variety of beautiful Meat and Cheese Platters. (2 person minimum, 10 person maximum). All retail wines are still 25% off and everything’s available for curbside pickup, free local delivery and select national shipping. $20 (dozen Champagne Truffles), $35 (Meat & Cheese Platters), $45 (Mezze Platters), Thursday, 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm; 1314 7th St, Santa Monica, CA 90401; 310.899.6900