The Dish December 23 2000

Holiday Events
Get your passports out and ring in the new year at Maggiano's Little Italy in Buckhead. The Italian eatery will be transformed into Paris' Moulin Rouge with a Euro-disco featuring tunes by Romeo of Contagious Entertainment, can-can dancers, artisans, fortune tellers and a European-style casino, not to mention an extensive dinner buffet featuring French and Italian fare. Dec. 31 from 8 p.m.-2 a.m. $150 per person. 3368 Peachtree Road. 404-816-9650.
Take a load off on Christmas Day and enjoy a stress-free brunch buffet at the Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta from 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. $21-$52. Party till you drop on New Year's Eve with the Ritz-Carlton and Atlanta Grill celebratory package for two. Enjoy a six-course dinner, wine, champagne toast, live jazz and deluxe accommodations at the Ritz. Dinner is served at 6:30 and 9 p.m. $350-$450. 181 Peachtree St. 800-241-3333.
Anthony's Antebellum hosts its first dinner dance for New Year's Eve. A five-course meal will be accompanied by tunes by Seven Sharp Nine. $150 per couple. 6 p.m.- 1 a.m. 3109 Piedmont Road. 404-262-7379.
Celebrate Polynesian style this New Year's at Trader Vic's. Enjoy a four-course luau dinner, a Polynesian dance show, party favors and tropical beverages. 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. dinner seatings. $44.95. Atlanta Hilton, 255 Courtland St. 404-589-7880.
Park 75 at the Four Seasons hotel presents a host of holiday offerings. Enjoy a three- or four-course Christmas Eve dinner from 5:30-9 p.m. $48-$60. Celebrate Christmas day with a Christmas brunch from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. $26-$52. Kick off the new year with a New Year's Eve dinner including a champagne toast, live music and party favors. 6 and 9 p.m. seatings. $85-$150. 404-253-3840.
Eno celebrates the European-Mediterranean lifestyle this New Year's Eve with "Mediterranean Ports of Call: A Culinary Sojourn," featuring the food and wines of the Western and Central Mediterranean regions. $60. 800 Peachtree St. 404-685-3191.
Usher in 2001 at The Food Studio. Chef Christopher Brandt will create a five-course menu and Gwenn Hughs and Retro Jazz will provide live entertainment. Dec. 31. Dinner seatings begin at 6:30 p.m. $100-$125. 404-815-6677.
Dante's Down the Hatch invites you to a night of New Year's revelry with entertainment, party favors, champagne and a balloon drop. 3380 Peachtree Road. 404-266-1600.
After a bit of a delay, Spice, a restaurant venture by Bruce Patterson, Chet Huntley and chef Darryl E. Evans, will have its grand opening on Dec. 26. Executive Chef Evans will serve up simple, globally influenced dishes in a renovated 19th century Midtown home. Open for lunch weekdays, dinner nightly and weekend brunch. 793 Juniper St. 404-875-4242.

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