Saturday, December 27, 2008

New Year's Eve, 2008

I put together a round up of some restaurants with New Year's Eve specials. I know it is a little late but I figure it is better late than never.
Also, if you know of other options, please post them below in the comments section. Since basically every restaurant in Seattle has a special menu or some kind of special, I only posted a few.

5411 Ballard Avenue NW across from the Bell Tower.
206 789 5100

Three Seatings in the Volterra Main Dining Room
5pm, 7:30pm and 10pm
(live Jazz Guitar at the 7:30pm and 10pm seating)

At the 5pm and 7:30pm, 5 course menu for $60 per person (excluding beverages, tax and gratuity).
For the 10pm seating, 6 course menu (excluding beverages, tax and gratuity) plus a prosecco toast at midnight and party favors for $85 per person

New Year's Eve Gala Menu
10pm Seating
($85 per person + Tax + 20% Gratuity)
Antipasti Assortiti
An assortment of festive little bites

Tortellini in Brodo
Wild Mushroom and Cheese filled pasta floating in mushroom broth

Cauliflower Custard
with pan fried prosciutto and baby greens

Olive Oil and Saffron Poached Lobster
with Risotto Nero

Choice of

Duck Confit and Housemade Duck Sausage
with Corona Bean Ragu
Veal Tenderloin
Pan Seared Veal Tenderloin on toasted brioche, grilled asparagus, fried prosciutto, and fontina fonduta
Beef Short Ribs
with Goat Cheese mashed potatoes and seasonal vegetables
Seared Sea Scallops
Seared Sea Scallops in a saffron cream with potato gallette and wilted greens
Chef's Seasonal Vegetarian

Panforte di Siena
Tuscan fruit and nut cake

Chef's New Year's Eve Dessert Creation

Prosecco at Midnight

1531 14th ave.

Cappo D ' Anno, 31 Decembre Due Mille Otto a Cascina Spinasse



Crostini with pheasant liver pate

Crostini with pickled foraged mushrooms

Virginica oysters with Ligurian extra virgin olive oil


Assorted salumi with house made grissinni

Piemontese style beef tartar of local grass fed beef with Alba white truffle

Salad of chicories, marinated pheasant, pomegranate, walnuts, and parmigiano reggiano

Cauliflower with bagna cauda and toasted bread crumbs

Sformatto of leeks with fonduta and black truffles


Piemontese agnolotti in broth

Fine hand-cut pasta with sauce of yellowfoot mushrooms


Poached homemade Cottechino, Veal tongue, and Capon with five sauces


Lentils, Turnips sautéed in farmstead butter, Dandelion greens


Moscato Zabaglione

Hazelnut merengue cookies

Il Vino della sera

I vini di Alfredo Roagna

2007 Dolcetto d'Alba

2001 Langhe Nebbiolo

2000 Barbaresco " Paje"

Champagne at midnight

Caffe, Grappa, Digestivi

Loveless building, 806 E. Roy
206 322-0409

New Years Eve menu
Amuse Bouche:
Oyster, American Caviar and Cucumber
1st course:
Truffle Oil Potato Gnocchi and Cabrales with Roasted Cauliflower
2nd course:
Sea Scallops with Celery Root Puree, Pork Belly Confit
3rd course:
Rosemary and Thyme Marinated Lamb Cutlet with Almond and Garlic Flan
4th course:
Quail stuffed with Bomba Rice, Foie Gras and Brussel Sprouts
5th course:
Tarta de Navidad, Nuts and Caramel Tart with Sherry Ice Cream

The dinner is 65 dollars per person (not including tax and gratuity).

Blue Water Bistro
Live Jazz, Party favors and champagne at midnight
Dinner Special:
6-ounce lobster tail and 6-ounce filet mignon for $20.09

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