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30 ways to ring in 2019 with dinner in Southern California – Daily News

30 ways to ring in 2019 with dinner in Southern California – Daily News

New Yr’s Eve can be right here earlier than you recognize it and for the perfect dinner out you’ll need to begin planning now. Are you gathering buddies for an enormous night time in town? Looking for an ideal romantic spot to splurge? Perhaps this yr you want one thing low key that gained’t break the financial institution. We’ve acquired you coated with this listing of concepts and occasions all through Southern California to go well with all tastes.

Spin by means of and discover one thing that’s you. Nailing down the revelry and saying it forward of time to your date, your loved ones or your folks is likely one of the greatest vacation presents you may ever give them.

  • Heirloom tomatoes will add a recent contact to the particular New Yr’s Eve menu at The Vineyard in Tustin. (Courtesy of The Vineyard)

  • Shrimp, scallops and fava bean risotto will tempt diners on the New Yr’s particular menu at The Vineyard in Tustin. (Courtesy of The Vineyard)

  • The Vineyard companions, from left, William Lewis, JC Clow and Chef Yvon Goetz, will host a New Yr’s Eve social gathering with a particular menu at The Vineyard in Tustin. (Courtesy of The Vineyard)

  • Bistango in Irvine will serve early birds a particular a la carte menu with some scrumptious decisions that won’t break the financial institution like ahi tuna tartare and Mary’s Hen alla Parmigiana. (Courtesy of Bistango)

  • Royce Wooden Fired Steakhouse at The Langham Lodge, Pasadena will supply romantic four- and six-course New Yr’s Eve dinners. (Photograph courtesy of The Langham Lodge).

  • Craig Shoemaker might be among the many comedians ringing in the brand new yr at The Ice Home in Pasadena. (Photograph courtesy of The Ice Home)

  • Musicians carry out at The Write-off Room, June Eight, 2018, in Woodland Hills. The spot could have a celebration for New Yr’s Eve. (Photograph by Michael Owen Baker)

  • The bar at The Write-off Room, June Eight, 2018. The Woodland Hills spot may have a New Yr’s Eve get together. (Photograph by Michael Owen Baker)

  • Angelenos can be a part of collectively on the sixth annual Grand Park and the Music Middle’s N.Y.E.L.A. for a one-of-a-kind countdown to 2019. (Courtesy of Grand Park/The Music Middle)

  • Robert Molina, proprietor of Roxanne’s in Lengthy Seashore, is internet hosting a free New Yr’s Eve social gathering. (Photograph by Thomas R. Cordova Press-Telegram/SCNG)

  • Rancho Cucamonga restaurant Punch Bowl Social will holding a New Yr’s Eve social gathering impressed by the ’90s and can supply a specialty glowing punch in addition to its common menu (File photograph by Jennifer Cappuccio Maher, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG).

LOS ANGELES COUNTY

Lengthy Seashore

On The Low cost

The New Yr’s Eve get together at Roxanne’s is for the financially acutely aware and effortlessly cool crowd. Meaning no cowl cost, a hidden bar you want to work out how to get into (trace: name forward of time) and also you higher have dance strikes and an urge for food, as a result of a DJ might be spinning and a Central American/Mexican menu might be available with dishes akin to a $9 pupusa plate, $11 hen fajitas and desserts like $7 fried plantains. 7 p.m. 1115 East Wardlow Street, Lengthy Seashore. Free. 562-426-4777, roxanneslounge.com.

Social gathering With a Group

It’s going to be one huge boat get together on the Queen Mary with tons of of revelers having a ball all through the ship. The night time consists of The White Canary celebration in the Queen’s Salon with a champagne tower centerpiece, flapper women, and DJ Cutt spinning to the balloon drop at midnight. There’s additionally a blacklight celebration referred to as the Cat’s Meow on the Royal Salon lit solely by neon lights and bumping with digital dance music and different themed rooms all through the ship. Full menus are provided on the ship’s eating places together with $190 dinner with seatings at 5:30 p.m. and eight:30 p.m. at Sir Winston’s Restaurant & Lounge, a  $78 dinner from 5-10 p.m at Chelsea Chowder Home and a $58 buffet from  5 p.m.-10 p.m. on the Promenade Café. Gown to impress — and warmly, too, since you’ll need to head to the strict of the ship at midnight to catch the fireworks. Eight p.m. 1126 Queens Freeway, Lengthy Seashore. $115 for common admission entrance, 21 and over. 800-437-2934, queenmary.com.

Splurge as a pair

Have a romantic night time, catch a view of the ocean and the midnight fireworks present with a prix-fixe four-course dinner and reside jazz present at Queensview Steakhouse. 435 Shoreline Village Drive, Lengthy Seashore. $95 per individual for five and 5:30 p.m. seatings; $120 per individual for 9 and 9:30 p.m. 562-432-6500, queensviewsteakhouse.com. — Richard Guzman

Los Angeles

On a budget

There isn’t any value to attend Grand Park and the Music Middle’s N.Y.E.L.A., the last word celebration countdown to 2019. Music performs all night time with artists Aloe Blacc and Maya Jupiter joined by Irka Mateo, Georgia Anne Muldrow and the Grand Scheme, DJ Day, and the NYELA all-female DJ lineup that includes Ericalandia, Kronika and Spiñorita. There are photograph cubicles for snapping these end-of-year pics. Deliver your personal picnic or order a meal from meals vans, together with Kogi BBQ, Cousins Maine Lobster, Vchos and Dreamy Creations. Eight p.m. Dec. 31-1 a.m. Jan. 1. Grand Park, 200 N. Grand Ave., Los Angeles. Free. yela.grandparkla.org.

Social gathering with a gaggle

Spago Beverly Hills is internet hosting a Masquerade Ball and the winner takes residence a bottle of classic Dom Perignon. Make your reservation for the second seating and luxuriate in a three- or four-course menu with choices on every course, from Eight-10 p.m. It consists of celebration favors, a glass of Champagne, DJ and dancing, plus a 1 a.m. breakfast buffet. Don’t overlook your masks. Eight p.m. 176 N. Canon Drive, Beverly Hills. $298-$395. 310-385-0880, sevenrooms.com/reservations/spagobh/

Splurge as a pair

Bid farewell to 2018 with a five-course tasting menu at La Boucherie, situated on the 71st flooring of the InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown, the West Coast’s tallest constructing. Dinner is served with or with out Dom Perignon for $550 or $350 per individual, respectively. A seasonal wine pairing can also be obtainable for a further $150 per individual. Every ticket consists of entry to the New Yr’s Eve atop the open-air bar Spire 73, with a particular countdown celebration, reside DJ, festive cocktails and appetizers set towards a backdrop of metropolis lights. 7:30 p.m. La Boucherie, 900 Wilshire Blvd., 71st Flooring, Los Angeles. 213-688-7777, laboucheriedtla.com/occasions. — Sandra Barrera

Pasadena

On a budget

Gasoline up at Plate 38 earlier than staking out your spot for the 130th Rose Parade. Not solely are you able to take pleasure in dinner, there’s additionally a cheerful hour with an array of menu gadgets. The restaurant is on the nook the place the parade makes its ultimate flip so you’ve a greater probability of discovering that good viewing spot. Open 10:30 a.m.-11 p.m. with completely satisfied hour Three-11 p.m., 2361 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. Dinner $11.50-$26.50, completely satisfied hour menu $Four-$6. 626-793-7100, plate38.com.

Social gathering with a gaggle

Snigger in the brand new yr on the Ice Home with Craig Shoemaker, Eric Schwartz and KT Tatara, plus take pleasure in celebration favors, a champagne toast and free admission passes to a future present. 7:30 p.m. present, $35-$45; elective pre-show three-course dinner $30, consists of upgraded seating. 10 p.m. present, $45-$55. 21 and older and two-drink minimal. 24 N. Mentor Ave., Pasadena. 626-577-1894, icehousecomedy.com.

Splurge as a pair

The Langham Lodge will probably be serving romantic four-course and six-course dinners in its wood-fired steakhouse The Royce. 5 p.m. four-course seating, $118 per individual or $163 with wine pairings; Eight p.m. six-course seating, $188 per individual or $263 with wine pairing.1401 S. Oak Knoll Ave., Pasadena. 626-585-6410, langhamhotels.com/pasadena. — Michelle Mills

San Fernando Valley

On a budget

Ring in the New Yr to the sounds of the Deductions and an array of musical visitors on the Write-off Room. There’s no cowl cost — unprecedented on New Yr’s Eve, proper? However convey your pockets as a result of there’s a two-drink minimal at this 21-and-over membership with a bar and kitchen. Menu gadgets embrace Unattainable burgers, road tacos, seasonal salads, flatbread pizzas, and sweets. Eight p.m. 21791 Ventura Blvd., Woodland Hills. 818-610-8308, thewriteoffroom.com.

Social gathering with a gaggle

Revelers can welcome 2019 on the Federal with a five-course prix fixe dinner, drinks and dancing (and a midnight Champagne toast). Choices embrace $25 drinks and dancing; $75 dinner and drinks; $100 VIP open bar packages. 9 p.m. 5303 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood. 818-980-2555, thefederalnoho.com.

Splurge as a pair

Take pleasure in a date night time at Firefly for dinner and a midnight countdown with a DJ. The swanky restaurant, with patio eating and a library-inspired bar space, presents two seatings and particular three- and four-course prix fixe menus by Chef Viet Pham. From 5-7 p.m., diners can savor three programs at $99 per individual and non-compulsory wine pairings for a further $28 per individual. The second seating is from Eight:30-10:45 p.m. and options 4 programs at $150 per individual with an elective wine pairing for a further $38. Firefly, 11720 Ventura Blvd., Studio Metropolis. 818-762-1833, fireflystudiocity.com. — Sandra Barrera

San Gabriel/Pomona Valley 

On a budget

Roll into the brand new yr at Bowlero with 4 hours of bowling, 13 menu choices, together with pizza and cheeseburgers, limitless mushy drinks, Champagne/glowing cider toast, shoe rental and a $5 arcade card. Households can take pleasure in a 2-hour bowling package deal through the day, with a smaller menu, limitless mushy drinks, champagne/glowing cider toast, shoe rental and $5 arcade card. 9 p.m. New Yr’s Eve night time and 9:30 a.m.-9 p.m. day, Bowlero, 675 S. Glendora Ave.West Covina. $39.99; day package deal $18.99. 626-960-3636, bowlero.com/nye.

Get together with a gaggle

Catch a particular reside Selena tribute present at Sage Restaurant and Lounge. There may also be DJs enjoying hip-hop, Prime 40, ‘80s and Spanish favorites and extra in three rooms, plus a midnight countdown. Elective dinner reservations can be found till Eight p.m. with menu gadgets $Eight-$22. 7 p.m., Sage Restaurant and Lounge, 6511 Greenleaf Ave., Whittier. $10-$500. 562-325-0049, sagewhittier.com.

Splurge as a pair

Ring in the yr with a view on the Pomona Valley Mining Firm. The Masquerade Ball features a cocktail hour, buffet dinner, stay leisure, a DJ, dancing, photograph sales space and a Champagne balloon drop at midnight. 7 p.m. Pomona Valley Mining Firm, 1777 Gillette Street, Pomona. $80-$90. 909-623-3515, pomonavalleyminingco.com. — Michelle Mills

South Bay

On a budget

Texas Loosey’s, a Texas fashion saloon recognized for its hearty meals holds its annual “Let’s Get Toasty” New Yr’s Eve celebration with a $20 prime rib dinner, music and get together favors. No want to gown to impress, however it’s your decision to deliver your cowboy boots. 9 p.m. 22252 Palos Verdes Blvd., Torrance. 310-540-9799, texaslooseys.com.

Social gathering with a gaggle

Put in your dancing footwear and be prepared to get together. Greater than 1,000 individuals (often the 30 and over crowd) are anticipated on the eighth annual Carpe Diem New Yr’s Eve get together at Paradise LA Restaurant and Bar, the place they’ll dance to old-fashioned hip-hop, throwback music, some reggae and salsa from reside bands and DJs. There’s additionally a cigar lounge and whereas there are not any particulars on the NYE meals choices and particular dish costs, there might be a menu out there from the restaurant, which incorporates seafood, steaks, pastas, pizzas and sandwiches. Eight p.m. 889 W. 190th St., Gardena. $25 and up. 213-784-8687, carpediemnye.com.

Splurge as a pair

Gown properly, make reservations and convey your urge for food and love for high quality meats for a New Yr’s Eve a la carte dinner at The Arthur J, which is headed by famed chef David LeFevre. Right here at this Manhattan Seashore steakhouse you’ll be able to splurge on issues like a $148 Tomahawk rib eye steak or a $95 Wagyu Japanese beef minimize. 5 p.m. 903 Manhattan Ave., Manhattan Seashore. 310-878-9620, thearthurj.com. — Richard Guzman

ORANGE COUNTY

North Orange County

On a budget

How a few home celebration on the Anaheim Packing Home? The Downtown Band will play a cool soundtrack when you stroll by way of the meals corridor noshing at your favourite eating places and bars. Georgia’s Restaurant serves soulful hen and waffles ($11.95) and smothered pork chops in bacon gravy ($13.95). Within the temper for Indian meals? Adya has Tandoori hen ($10.99-$14.99) and vegetable curry ($11.99). Or get your seafood repair at The Chippy with a cod fish and jumbo shrimp combo ($15.50). There might be a countdown at midnight, examine particular person eating places for hours and meals costs. Admission is free and households are welcome. Eight:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Anaheim Packing Home, 440 S. Anaheim Blvd., Anaheim. Free. 714-533-7225, anaheimpackingdistrict.com

Celebration with a gaggle

Does your posse love vino? Go to The Vineyard the place the toast will probably be premium bubbly by Domaine Carneros. The early seating is a three-course meal with decisions similar to beef tenderloin and shrimp, or coq au vin. Second seating is a four-course dinner with decisions reminiscent of rack of lamb or Chilean sea bass. There shall be dancing from 10 p.m. on with a DJ and a Champagne toast. Early seating is 5-6 p.m.,$69; second seating Eight:30-9:30 p.m., $149.  2647 Park Ave., Tustin. 714-258-7600, thewinerytustin.com.

Splurge as a pair

At Napa Rose in Disney’s Grand Californian Lodge & Spa there are two ways to splurge. Early birds can take pleasure in a four-course wine nation delicacies menu with early seating, or seem fashionably late for the restaurant’s New Yr’s Eve Dinner and Gala with stay music, Champagne reception and a five-course tasting menu. Early seating is from 5-6:30 p.m., $140. Dinner Dance Celebration begins at Eight:15 p.m., $300, wine pairing is a further cost. Dance continues till 1 a.m. Napa Rose, 1313 Disneyland Drive, Anaheim. 714-635-2300, disneyland.disney.go.com/eating — Anne Valdespino

South Orange County

On a budget

Need a gourmand dinner however hate getting locked right into a prix fixe package deal? Then Bistango is for you. They may serve early birds a particular a la carte menu with some scrumptious decisions that won’t break the financial institution. Select ahi tuna tartare ($19) and an natural combined inexperienced salad ($13) for a light-weight dinner in case you plan on dancing later. Or pair a Caesar salad ($10) and Mary’s Hen alla Parmigiana ($29) for a heartier meal. Reservations begin at 5 p.m. You need to launch your desk by Eight p.m. 19100 Von Karman Ave. #100, Irvine. 949-752-5222, bistango.com

Social gathering with a gaggle

Take pleasure in a progressive celebration on the Style Island Lodge the place you possibly can dine at Oak Grill then transfer into the Aqua Lounge for the celebration. Dinner alternatives embrace oysters Rockefeller, tournedos Rossini and mocha almond opera cake for dessert. Don’t fear, you’ll dance it off in the lounge; there’s a Champagne toast at midnight and even bottle service with reserved seating if you would like to splurge. Dinner reservations begin at 5 p.m., dancing begins at 9. Dinner is $125, get together cowl cost is $100 and consists of the Champagne toast, Bottle service requires reservations and begins at $1,500. Advance ticket buy required for the celebration. Trend Island Lodge, 690 Newport Middle Drive, Newport Seashore. 949-760-4920, FashionIslandHotel.com

Splurge as a pair

Broadway by Amar Santana all the time seems like eating in Manhattan with out the expensive lodge rooms and freezing climate. This yr the restaurant may have early seatings with an a la carte menu in addition to a “Gala Coursed Menu” with choices like lobster cappuccino, venison and Korean type wagyu with sticky rice and kimchi. Reservations extremely advisable any time for this scorching ticket restaurant however particularly on New Yr’s Eve. Early seatings at 5, 5:15 and 5:30 p.m.; Gala seatings at 7 and 9:30 p.m. A la carte costs differ; Gala Menu is $175. 328 Glenneyre St., Laguna Seashore. 949-715-8234, broadwaybyamarsantana.com — Anne Valdespino

RIVERSIDE COUNTY

On a budget

Take a break from festivities outdoors the Temecula Civic Middle for the Grape Drop occasion and head over to close by Rosa’s Cantina for tacos, burritos, churros and deep-fried ice cream. The informal Mexican eatery usually closes its doorways at 9 p.m., however will keep open till midnight. Menu gadgets vary in worth from $Three-$Eight. Rosa’s Cantina, 28636 Previous City Entrance St., Suite 109, Temecula. 951-695-2428, Fb.com/RosasCantinaTemecula.

Social gathering with a gaggle

Head to the Dwelling Desert Zoo and Gardens in Palm Desert for the Mildly Wild New Yr’s Eve Dinner and Dance. The occasion will function a gourmand dinner, drinks, a Champagne toast and dancing. The theme is ’50s Sock Hop. 6-10 p.m. Hase Constructing and Lurie Patio, The Dwelling Desert Zoo and Gardens, 47900 Portola Ave., Palm Desert. $125. 760-346-5694, livingdesert.org.

Splurge as a pair

Mario’s Place in downtown Riverside will serve its annual New Yr’s Eve Grand Dinner that includes six decadent programs. $110 per individual for five:30, 6 or 6:30 p.m. seating; $125 per individual for Eight, Eight:30 or 9 p.m. seating. Later seating occasions embrace get together favors and a Champagne toast. 3646 Mission Inn Ave., Riverside. 951-684-7755, mariosplace.com. — Alex Groves

SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY

On the Low cost

The Brandin’ Iron Saloon in San Bernardino could have New Yr’s Eve celebration that features reserved seating, get together favors, a Champagne toast at midnight and music from Nation artist Shotgun Jefferson. There’s additionally a tri-tip dinner for $13.99. 6 p.m., 320 S. E St., San Bernardino. $15, 18 and older solely. 909-888-7388, brandinironsaloon.com

Social gathering with a gaggle

It might quickly be 2019, however gastropub and leisure venue Punch Bowl Social in Rancho Cucamonga goes again in time with a ‘90s-themed New Year’s Eve get together. There will probably be a DJ, photograph cubicles, a midnight balloon drop and specialty glowing punch ($10) in addition to the common menu devised by superstar chef Hugh Acheson which incorporates fried hen ($14), pork stomach ($14) and rosemary fries ($5). There might be a fancy dress contest for greatest ‘90s boy band, ‘90s woman band or ‘90s superstar lookalike. 9 p.m. Punch Bowl Social, Rancho Cucamonga. 12635 N. Principal St., Rancho Cucamonga. Free. 909-341-7222, punchbowlsocial.com.

Splurge as a pair

How about dinner and a present? Guests to the Ontario Improv can take pleasure in a three-course dinner as comic and actor Jeremy Piven takes the stage for an “East Coast Countdown.” Piven is well-known for enjoying film agent Ari Gold in the HBO collection “Entourage.”  7 p.m. Ontario Improv, 4555 Mills Circle, Ontario. Premium desk, dinner and present, $135 per individual; dinner and present, $85 per individual; present solely, $60 individual. 909-484-5411, improv.com/ontario. — Alex Groves