Ring in 2019 in style and give you and yours a break for the end or beginning of the year. Celebrate with a champagne toast at one of the many Texas restaurants offering special dinner options or head out for brunch the next day to recover from a late night of festivities.
New Year's Eve
Want to ring in the new year without dirtying up your kitchen? No worries, we’ve put together a list of hot spots around the city that will do all the work for you on New Year’s Eve and will let you relax and recover New Year’s Day. Be sure to call ahead for reservations.
There’s nothing tragic about the Orange Ophelia, but the flavor is definitely dramatic! Shake up this Shakespearean cocktail with blood orange juice, gin, and fresh rosemary.
Unzip the recipe to one of our new favorite cocktails “The Orange Zipper.” It uses a brûléed orange with spiced orange syrup and bourbon.
How about this for a luxurious and lovely starter using Louisiana crabs? The Louisiana Crab and Brie soup is simple but absolutely sumptuous by the spoonful!
Here’s a fun starter idea: scallop sliders! This recipe from Tommy Bahama features a homemade chipotle aïoli, ‘Island slaw’ made with crispy wontons and even a fresh lime vinaigrette.
This New Year’s Eve, share a glass of something special with your loved ones! My “Wine Guy” Ralph at H-E-B has a few sparklings you’ll love to celebrate with.
Wine’d down your 2017 at Zinc Bistro & Wine Bar as the restaurant holds a delicious dinner inside their wine cellar. It’s going to be a night of exceptional food — perfect for kicking off the new year!
Say au revoir to 2017 and bon appétit to 2018 with these appetizing small plates and elevated entrees! Your rockin’ New Year’s Eve gets a bit of glamour with some ideas involving fresh crab and diver scallops.
Whether you’re dining out in style or trying takeout this New Year’s Eve, rest assured, you’ll be in for a treat! Check our list below for hot spots in your area saying au revoir to 2017 and bon appétit to 2018!
Whether you’re making a feast for a few or spectacular spread for a crowd, you’ll love these holiday brunch ideas from top chefs from Texas and a few stops around the country!
Make Christmas and New Year’s the tastiest yet! View our delicious holiday meal planner complete with appetizers, side dishes, entrees, desserts, and cocktails! Happy Holidays!
Divine holiday truffles from local bakeries, Noche Buena buffets, and holiday feasts for all! We’ve assembled your passport for dining out or carrying out on the holidays.
Ready to party? I have a few wine finds that are perfect for your next party — whatever the occasion!
Iron out those New Year’s Eve plans already! We have suggestions for where to wine and dine like it’s 2017 in Houston, Austin and San Antonio! Keep checking back here for more delicious destinations…