Omnivore - Procrastinatory Atlanta diner's guide to New Year's Eve 2015
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Stay home, but let someone else do the work.
Meal delivery service PeachDish is offering their holiday meal kit for your at-home NYE dinner. Order enough food for four to 16 people until midnight on Saturday, Dec. 26 for delivery starting Monday, Dec. 28. Meal kits include the fixings and instructions to prepare braised beef short ribs with orange glace de viande; buttermilk, herb, and garlic mashed potatoes; roasted Brussels sprouts with pomegranate and pecans; and more. $118+. 404-939-1860.
? Ladybird Grove and Mess Hall's second annual "Do Nuthin' Party"
?Head to a no frills, all chill NYE celebration. There are no reservations, no prix fixe menu, and no cover – just Wasted Potential Brass Band playing live, a la carte bites, and Miller High Life "Champagne of Beer" toasts. 684 John Wesley Dobbs Ave N.E. 404-458-6838.
????Ring in the new year in 3D at the flagship Bone Lick BBQ.
?Don your finest 80s apparel, and play retro arcade games before chef Mike LaSage's midnight breakfast buffet. A live DJ will spin tunes throughout the night, and guests will receive complimentary glasses of champagne to toast to 2016. The first 50 guests will receive free 3D glasses. Take advantage of the early bird discount, and get your ticket before you get to the door. $5-$45. 1133 Huff Road, Suite D. 404-343-6574.
? Ration & Dram's hassle-free New Year's Eve
?Party with a live DJ and $8 New Year's-themed cocktails starting at 9 p.m. Don't worry about tickets, cover charges, or reservations. Nosh on small bites from the special NYE menu, or order from the full everyday menu. 130 Arizona Ave. 678-974-8380.
?Fill up with all you can drink – and eat – at HOBNOB Neighborhood Tavern.
?Knock back copious amounts of SweetWater 420 and all the pizza you can handle until the champagne toast and midnight balloon drop. Enjoy offerings from the regular dinner menu until the festivites start at 10 p.m. DJ James Patrick Morgan will provide the soundtrack for the evening. Act fast as only 100 guests will be admitted. $35-$45. 404-968-2288.
?An epic New Year's Eve on Edgewood Avenue
?Join Edgewood Speakeasy, The Music Room, and Bone Lick BBQ – Edgewood for a New Year's block party featuring an open bar and live music by DJs. When the clock strikes midnight, Bone Lick BBQ will serve a breakfast buffet. $45. 327 Edgewood Ave. 404-343-4404.
? A laid back New Year's Eve at Cypress Street Pint & Plate
? Leave the fancy dress and tailored tux at home in favor of a relaxed night at one of Midtown's neighborhood bars. Starting at 7 p.m., knock back $2 pints SweetWater IPAs and $5 well drinks and catch the day's biggest college football games. Raise a glass of champagne to the new year, then enjoy a midnight buffet. Tickets will be sold at the door. This event is 21 and up. $15. 817 West Peachtree St. N.W. 404-815-9243.