Where to Dine on New Year's Eve

12.26.2014 by: Beth Stockwell Vanderkolk
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It's always important to have a good meal before a long night of drinking, so we're here to bring you some options for where to eat before you go boozing on New Year's Eve!

Banger’s Sausage & Beer
New Year’s Day Smoke Out Saturday
Plate of smoked prime rib, bacon potato gratin, charred swiss chard and butter poached lobster sausage for $23 (this special will be available starting at 8PM). They’ll be open until 1AM.

Dai Due
Choice of Butcher Shop or Seafood menu for $85 a person. It will be three savory courses with a choice of coffee or tea and a choice of dessert.

Due Forni
They’re featuring an à la carte menu, in addition to their regular menu. The special dishes are Umbrian Lentils with braised pork and parmigiano reggiano, Braised Veal Short Ribs with chestnut polenta and pickle root vegetables, and a Cioccolato Parfait with Nutella mousse, biscotti crumble and amaretto chantilly.

They will be featuring à la carte specials in addition to their regular menu, including Poached Lobster Salad with wild mushrooms, lobster reduction and spicy pepper vinaigrette; 10 oz Prime Tenderloin with a bordelaise sauce and potato gratin; Tagliatelle with shaved Italian white truffles; and Bouillabaisse. There will also be an absinthe toast at midnight.

Odd Duck
5 courses for $65 or 7 courses for $90 (this does not include any alcohol). They will be taking reservations rather than set seatings. 

They will be doing a 4 course menu for $65, with choices for each course. They always have vegetarian/pescatarian friendly options. Reservations are required and they will be doing seatings.  

TAGS : South Lamar/South First , Downtown , East Austin , Lenoir , Peche , Banger's Sausage & Beer , Odd Duck , Due Forni , Dai Due Supper Club