Feedbag - New Year's events
Time to get on the ball
Haven't made plans yet for New Year's Eve? The following restaurants have something special going on. Make reservations now — the timeslots are going quickly.
Atkins Park in Virginia-Highland will offer a special a la carte menu, including prime rib and seared black sea bass, from 5:30 p.m. to midnight. A complimentary champagne toast will be served at midnight. 794 N. Highland Ave. 404-876-7249. www.atkinspark.com.
Avra in Midtown will host two seatings: 9:30 and 10 p.m. The Greek, four-course menu is $50 per person. 794 Juniper St. 404-892-8890. www.avragreektavern.com.
Di Paulo in Alpharetta will host an Italian four-course meal with a midnight champagne toast. Cost is $75 per person. 8560 Holcomb Bridge Road, Alpharetta. 770-587-1051. www.dipaolorestaurant.com.
Imperial Fez will feature two options for New Year's Eve: The first seating will be from 5:30-6:30 p.m., at $75 per person, for those seeking an early dinner (the reservation allows for a two-hour timeslot). The second seating will begin at 8:30 p.m. Those guests can stay for the remainder of the evening. Second seating cost is $95 per person. Live music and dancing will be provided throughout the entire evening. 2285 Peachtree Road. 404-351-0870. www.imperialfez.com.
I.P.P. Corner Kitchen and Wine Bar, the restaurant formerly known as Inman Park Patio, will serve a special four-course prix-fixe menu for $50 per person. Dinner includes champagne toast. 1029 Edgewood Ave. 404-659-5757.
Joël will offer a special five-course meal — with choices such as marinated lamb with porcini ravioli and raspberry-vanilla sablé with crème fraiche sorbet — for $90 per person. 3290 Northside Parkway. 404-233-3500. www.joelrestaurant.com.
Mosaic in Buckhead will offer two special menus — three courses for $55 per person, and four courses for $70 per person — in addition to a limited regular menu. 3097 Maple Drive. 404-846-5722. www.mosaicatl.com.
Murphy's in Virginia-Highland will offer cuisine and champagne specials, and will open at 8 a.m. on New Year's Day for those who opted out of late-night partying. 997 Virginia Ave. 404-872-0904. www.murphysvh.com.
Restaurant Eugene will offer a choice of a five-course prix-fixe menu for $65 per person or a seven-course prix-fixe for $85 per person. Two seating options are available: 5:30-7:30 p.m., or 7:30 p.m. to closing. 2277 Peachtree Road. 404-355-0321. www.restauranteugene.com.
Seeger's will have two seatings: A 5-5:30 p.m. seating includes four courses at $135 per person; the second seating is from 9-9:30 p.m., and includes a seven-course meal for $200 per person. 111 W. Paces Ferry Road. 404-846-9779. www.seegers.com.
Spice will serve a four-course menu with multiple choices for $65, including complimentary champagne toast at midnight. The restaurant is offering three seating timeslots: 6, 8 and 10 p.m. 793 Juniper St. 404-875-4242. www.spicerestaurant.com.
Taverna Plaka will be serving a Greek-inspired three-course prix-fixe dinner with choices of chicken, lamb or steak. The first seating is from 5:30-7:30 p.m. and will cost $35 per person. The late seating begins at 7:30 p.m. and includes Vasilopita (a Greek cake) and champagne toast for $50 per person. 2196 Cheshire Bridge Road. 404-636-2284. www.tavernaplakaatlanta.com.
Trader Vic's in the downtown Hilton Atlanta will ring in the new year with a four-course dinner. Instead of a champagne toast at midnight, the restaurant will offer its signature Mai-Tai. 255 Courtland St. 404-221-6339. www.tradervicsatlanta.com.
Trattoria Monaco in Alpharetta will begin the evening with a 6:30 seating, offering a four-course dinner for $59 per person, $79 with wine pairings. The late seating is at 9 p.m., with a five-course feast for $75 per person, $99 with wine pairings and a champagne toast at midnight. 5530 Windward Parkway, Suite 250, Alpharetta. 770-664-0056. www.monacorestaurants.com.
Woodfire Grill will offer a five-course prix-fixe dinner for $75 per person ($125 per person with wine pairing; complimentary champagne toast at midnight). The regular menu also will be available. 1782 Cheshire Bridge Road. 404-347-9055. www.woodfiregrill.com.