10 Great Restaurants Open New Year's Eve
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The restaurant usually does not take reservations, but they are required on NYE to ensure a seat. They will have their super-fresh, seafood-centric menu, with the addition of special oysters -- TBD -- and several sparkling wines. 637 Silver Lake Blvd., Los Angeles; (323) 660-2255.
What could be sexier than filling up on caviar and Champagne before kissing at midnight? Petrossian's 5-course, $125 menu will showcase their signature items with dishes like oysters and caviar with leek capellini. 321 N Robertson Blvd., West Hollywood; (310) 271-6300.
3. Little Door:
Little Door is throwing a wild Gatsby-themed party as only they can, replete with Charleston dancing, ragtime music and door prizes (door prizes!), for the $95 first and $165 second seatings. The food will be French. The party will be glamorous.8142 W. Third St., Los Angeles; (323) 951-1010.
2. The Hart and the Hunter:
This newish gastropub is offering a $90 meal of blackened Dungeness crab and other seafood along with their side dishes served à la russe. Bottomless beer and sparkling wine are included. Fortunately, the place is in a hotel. Check if rooms are still available if you plan on seriously indulging.7950 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles; (323) 424-3055.
2100 Laurel Canyon Blvd., Los Angeles, CA