NYE 2012 Events and Recipes

MEALS

31 (BISTRO 31, Highland Park Village)
Perks: Enjoy appetizers, cocktails and champagne before your dinner (6-9pm), fixed priced menu
Price: After 10p.m. $25, bottle packages include admission, bottle service, and a table reservation)
Reservations: (214)420-3906 or lounge31events@lfcco.com

ASADOR (The Renaissance Dallas Hotel)
Price: tapas starting at $5
Reservations: (214)267-4815

BOLSA (Oak Cliff)
Time: Reservations 5-10pm
Price: A la carte menu prices on special menu
Reservations: (214)367-9367 or contact@bolsadallas.com

BOULEVARDIER (Bishop Arts District)
Price: a la carte pricing on special NYE menu
Reservations: (214)942-1828 or brooks@boulevarier.com

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CAFE DES ARTISTS (One Arts Plaza)
Perks:
Live music by Kent and Kay starting at 9pm, champagne toast, party favors
Price:
NYE menu available starting at 9pm, $20 entrance after 9pm
Reservations:
(214) 217-6888

CAFE PACIFIC (Highland Park Village)
Price: $95 4-course prix fixe menu
Reservations: (214)526-1170

California Pizza Kitchen
1/2 off select bottles of wine (11 a.m.- 9 p.m.)

CENTRAL 214 (Hotel Palomar, Midtown)
Perks:
glass of prosecco
Time:
Reservations 5-11pm
Price
: $70 prix fixe menu (+ tax and gratuity)
Reservations: (214)443-9339

CHEF DAT’S NYE UNDERGROUND DINNER (Deep Ellum)
Perks: Moscow Mules upon arrival, champagne toast, music by DJ EZ Eddie D, professional photography, BYOB
Time: doors at 7pm, dinner at 8pm
Place: Deep Ellum (exact address to be released to attendees)
Price:
$113/person + gratuity
Reservations: dat@chefdat.com

COOK HALL (W Dallas Victory, Victory Park)
Perks: Live jazz starting at 8pm
Price:
regular menu items offered, bloody Mary kits ($15 small, $30 large + cost of liquor), $12 mimosas
Reservations
: (214)397-4111 or wdallasvictory.com/cook-hall-dallas

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DRAGONFLY (Hotel Zaza, Uptown)
Perks: admission to NYE celebration
Price: 5:30-6:45pm 3-course prix fixe meal, $75; 7-11pm 4-course prix fixe meal, $150Reservations: (214)550-9500

THE GRAPE
Perks: last seating will have a champagne toast and party favors
Price: Prix Fixe 3-course menu for $65, wine pairings +$20 (+tax and gratuity)
Time: dinner reservations starting at 5pm
Reservations: (214)828-1981

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SAINT ANN RESTAURANT AND BAR
Price: $45 3-course price fixe menu (5-6pm seatings); $65 3-course prix fixe menu, includes glass of champagne (seatings after 6pm)
Reservations: 214-782-9807

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EVENTS

BIG D NYE
Place:
Victory Park
Time: 7pm
Price: FREE, VIP tickets available here
Perks: concerts by five bands, fireworks at midnight, food trucks

CENTRAL TRACK PARTY (Club Dada, Deep Ellum)
Time
: 8pm 
Price: $18 advance, $25 day of show — purchase tickets here: http://ticketf.ly/OlXiCF
Perks:  Music by: BIG FREEDIABrain Gang Blue (feat. Brain Gang),  Ynfynyt Scroll,  Yeahdef, and Ocelot

LIBRARY BAR
Place
: Warwick Melrose
Price: $20
Perks: midnight champagne toast, party favors, live music starting at 8pm
Reservations: (214)224-3152


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Jonathan Tyler & the Northern Lights with Somebody’s Darling (Granada Theater)
Price: $24 (GA), $80 (VIP)


Cocktails Recipes

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El Diablo
- 1 can (12 oz) frozen limeade concentrate
- 1 1/2 can (18 oz) tequila blanco
- 2/3 can (8 oz) creme de cassis
- 1/2 can (6 oz) water (still, not soda or tonic water)
- 1 1/2 can (18 oz) ginger beer

Mix the limeade, tequila, cassis, and water together in a large pitcher. Immediately before serving, add the ginger beer. Serve over ice. Feeling fancy? Garnish with blackberries.  (Makes 12 cocktails)




Sparkling Lemon Lime Margarita 
- 3 oz Lemon Lime Sparkling ICE
- 1 ½ oz Tequila
- Splash of fresh squeezed orange
- Fresh squeezed lime

Shake and pour into a chilled rocks glass rimmed in salt. Garnish with a lime slice.     Total Calories: 100 

Classic Champagne Cocktail
1 sugar cube
4 to 6 dashes
Angostura or other aromatic bitters
Chilled Champagne
Garnish: lemon twist

Place the sugar cube on the bottom of a Champagne flute or coupe glass. Douse the sugar cube with the bitters and fill the glass with Champagne. Garnish with the lemon twist.



Blackberry Apple HINT Martini
 
- 1.5 oz Green Apple Vodka
- 3 oz Sparkling Apple Cider
- 2 oz HINT Blackberry Water

In a cocktail shaker, combine green apple vodka, sparkling apple cider, Blackberry HINT, and ice; shake until well combined. Strain into chilled glass. Garnish with an apple wedge; serve immediately.   Total Calories: 145 calories


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The Gold Rush
- 3 tablespoons honey
- 2 tablespoons boiling water
- 1/2 cup (4 ounces) bourbon
- 1 1/2 lemons, juiced, about 4 tablespoons

Pour honey into a small jar or mixing bowl. Pour in the boiling water and whisk vigorously until they form a thin syrup. Whisk in the bourbon and lemon juice. Mixture can be refrigerated until ready to serve.

To serve, shake vigorously with ice in a cocktail shaker. Strain over a big ice cube in a rocks glass. (Makes 2 drinks)
 



Strawberry-Kiwi HINT Mojito
- 1.5 oz Rum
- 2 oz Club Soda
- 3 oz Strawberry-Kiwi HINT Water
- 10 mint leaves
- 1 lime

In a cool tall glass, gently crush mint leaves and add lime juice from one lime. Fill glass with ice. Add rum, club soda, and Strawberry-Kiwi HINT water. Stir well. Garnish with a lime wedge, a few sprigs of mint and enjoy!    Total Calories: 103 calories


Sparkling Raspberry Vanilla Dreamsicle
- 1 ½ oz Vanilla Vodka 
- 4 oz Black Raspberry Sparkling ICE

Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with fresh berries.      Total Calories: 115

posted on December 28th, 2012 /
tags: Events recipes
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