New Year’s Eve Eats

Ring in the new year with a full belly.

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Sushi Taiyo celebrates New Year's Eve with a $50 prix fixe, four-course menu. Eat on the main floor then party in the upstairs lounge with a DJ, apps and a premium open bar. $100 for dinner, $125 for the full package.
Wicker Park's Taxim offers two festive New Year’s Eve options, including a six-course dinner from 5-10:30 p.m. with plenty of Greek NYE traditions like the ceremonious smashing of pomegranates to spread the seeds of good luck. Music, dancing and party favors start at 9 p.m. $65 from 5-8 p.m.; $95 from 8:15-10:30 p.m.
Wicker Park's Tocco is hosting a "Brillante" Italian New Years Party. Choose from a five-course meal package for $65 per person with two seatings at 7 p.m. and 10 p.m., an open bar package from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. for $60 per person or a combination of both packages for $115 per person.
Kit Kat Lounge
Kit Kat Lounge and Supper Club is giving away cold, hard cash as an incentive to get butts in the seats. They'll give away $210, every hour, during their three dinner seatings. It's called "A Night at the Chez Paree," and of course, the divas will be out in full force for your entertainment pleasure.
Eat: Duchamp rings in the New Year with a four-course dinner for $49 per person with selections such as White pizza, Maine lobster and Chilean sea bass.
Gemini Bistro
Gemini Bistro offers two seatings at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. for $55 per person, and a $65 10 p.m. seating that includes a champagne toast.
Nacional 27
Make it a Latin New Year at Nacional 27 with dinner seatings at 5 p.m. ($45) and 8 p.m. ($95) with a DJ and dancing until 2 a.m. You can also just show up for the party, with a $20 cover charge beginning at 9:30 p.m.
Zocalo Restaurant and Tequila Bar is serving a four-course prix-fixe menu for $45 per person. A second seating (from 9-11:30 p.m.)includes live music until a DJ transforms the restaurant into a dance party until 2 a.m. Call 312.302.9977 for reservations.
Park 52
Hyde Park's Park 52 is a $40 three course, prix-fixe menu from 5-8 p.m. and an all-out party from 9 p.m. until 12 a.m., followed by DJ-spun music until 2 a.m. Tickets are $60 per person or $100 per couple. For dinner reservations or to purchase party tickets, contact special events manager Dawn Hendricks at
Salute Wine Bar & Café
Eat: Salute Wine Bar & Café offers a $25 dinner, a $60 cocktail package, or a $75 combination of both combined with a live jazz band from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. An open bar from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. includes all call brands and select wines.
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Jake Melnick's Corner Tap is promoting a hassle-free NYE -- no cover charge and a $5 Chef’s Table that includes unlimited wings, a slider bar, stuffed mushrooms, spinach and artichoke dip, flatbreads and more.
West Loop's Marche is throwing a Parisian-themed bashes for all ages. Kids eat free from 5:30 PM - 7:30 p.m. (one child per adult). After 8 p.m., a Parisian circus will perform, including provocative burlesque dance numbers and aerialist performances and a fire eater. $45 per person. 312.226.8399
C-House Fish and Chops brings 2009 to a close with a four course prix fixe dinner priced at $79 per guest which includes a complimentary glass of sparkling wine and a live DJ. Afterward, party on the roof at C-View. The $79 ticket features an open premium bar from 9:00pm to 1:00am, a Sparkling Toast at Midnight and passed hors d’oeuvres from C-House.
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