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Oh yes – it’s that time of year again in which partygoers appreciate the potency of bubbly, drink away the past year, and toast to the new one. Here are some places where you can do just that.

Less Than $75

Bar Cotto
Assorted salumi, braised pork cheeks, and roasted porchetta ($50)

Bar Ferdinand
Champagne plus dancing equals the Melrose Market wine bar’s fourth annual New Year’s Eve festa. ($16)

Charcuterie, crudo, and tasting menus available (prices vary)

Blu Sardinia
Prawn ravioli with herb cream sauce, rack of lamb, and live music (prices vary)

Cafe Flora
Winter vegetable gratin, eggplant moussaka, thyme and port poached pear (prices vary)

Capitol Cider
Motown New Year’s Eve show with bubbly, hot dogs, and more ($20 cover)

Chippy’s Fish and Drink
Hamachi crudo, Dungeness crab pot pie, salted caramel ice cream sandwich ($50)

Hot Cakes
Both locations: sparkling pomegranate punch, prosecco, and more ($6)

Lobster congee, lamb chops with tamarind sauce, braised osso buco (prices vary)

Oddfellows Cafe
Champagne toast at midnight (prices vary)

Rhein Haus
The German gastropub will be throwing a roaring ‘20s themed NYE party with DJ Idlhnds, an ice luge, a photo booth, and balloon drop at midnight. ($20)

Shiro’s Sushi
Various omakase menus (prices vary)

Decadent, handmade pasta from Madrona's Italian trattoria ($70)

$75 and Up

Anchovies and Olives
Four- or five-course dinner with king crab fennel salad, juniper panna cotta, and more ($80)

Bramling Cross
Pork rillettes, fried oysters, gnocchi ($80)

Crudo, charcuterie, and tasting menus available (prices vary)

Brimmer and Heeltap
Duck liver pate, pork dumplings, grilled short rib, persimmon souffle ($85)

Foie gras terrine, Anderson Valley lamp chops, cheep cheese custard with honey and fig jam ($105; $130) 

Chop Shop Cafe and Bar
Full-on Roman-style bacchanalia with jugglers, suckling pig, and duly a lot of wine ($250)

Corson Building
Multi-course, family-style meal that includes a shuttle to the Bar Ferd’nand dance party in Melrose Market, plus complimentary bubbly and gift bag ($275)

Eden Hill
Seven-course tasting menu: includes foie gras and lobster tail ($100)

El Gaucho
Speakeasy caberet: truffle mashed potatoes, dry-aged New York steak (starts at $115)

Goldfinch Tavern
Feast upon a four-course tasting menu ($125)

How To Cook A Wolf
Foie gras torchon, grilled wagyu coulotte, seared ahi ($80)

Kusshi oysters with champagne mignonette, waygu hangar steak, pear tarte tatin with Calvado caramel ($115)

Le Petit Cochon
Seared Pleasant View Farm foie gras, albacore tuna with black garlic puree, squab breast with blood sausage aioli ($79)

Beef tenderloin carpaccio, Thai snapper, wild foraged mushroom risotto ($75)

Smoked lobster, venison tartare, marrow-crusted eye of ribeye ($80)

Red Cow
Chicken liver mousse, pheasant rillettes, New York strip or grilled pork chop ($80)

Rione XIII
Ravioli with wild mushrooms, lobster risotto, braised rabbit, tiramisu ($80)

Six- and eight-course tasting menus ($95 to $150)

Nine-course tasting menu: scallops with plaintain consomme, foie gras terrine, rose-geranium sorbet ($100)

Seven Beef
The newcomer on E Jefferson will ring in the new year with live music and a five-course dinner which includes Kusshi oysters and dry-aged, grass-fed prime rib. ($75)

Staple and Fancy
Foie gras terrine, scallop crudo, braised pork belly, tagliarini with black truffles ($80)

Rigatoni with spicy sausage, duck breast (add seared foie gras, $20), lemon zeppole ($80)

Volunteer Park Cafe
Confit duck leg with frisee, pan-seared sea scallop with trout roe, and more ($95)

Bonus: Brunches For New Year’s Day

Cafe Flora
Vegetarian brunch buffet: French toast, mushroom crepes, and mimosas

London Plane
Pastries with preserves and cultured butter, and more

Oddfellows Cafe
Homemade biscuit and eggs, brioche French toast

Dim sum brunch

Ray’s Cafe
Keep your buzz going with bloody marys and spiked coffee

Fried chicken and waffles, steak and eggs, maybe Captain and maybe Tennille

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