Looking for a place to dine before ringing in 2022? Check out these five restaurants that are serving up the best way to celebrate the end of 2021 and the start of another new year.
4137 Anaheim St.
Two seating times: 5 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Four course prix fixe dinner starting with steamed mussels or chef’s cheese board, followed by soup or salad. Entrée options include a 12-ounce New York steak with brown butter and mushroom sauce; pork chop with bourbon apple cider glaze, broccoli and brown butter mash; or grilled salmon with wild rice, asparagus and pomegranate compote.
$100 per person including champagne toast.
Book reservations online at: thehideawaylbc.com
144 Pine Ave.
A three course prix fixe menu starting with halved Brussels sprout salad or short rib marmalade toast; Land & Sea with a 6-ounce filet and grilled shrimp with wild mushrooms, cognac shallot cream and roasted creamer potato; seared duck breast with blackberry balsamic reduction and sweet potato gratin; mushroom ravioli in a truffle cream with crispy shallots.
$64.95 per person. Call for reservations 562-983-0056 or at chonrestaurants.com/bobeaukitchenrooftap
Michael’s on Naples
5620 E. Second St.
The prix fixe five-course dinner begins with a stuzzichino of ostera caviar with homemade potato chips and crème fraiche to get your appetite going. The courses offer a crepe cake with grana crème and black truffle; hand made olive leaf pasta, razor clams, tiger prawns and Taggiasca olives; local black cod with roasted onions, fennel, tomato water and potatoes; grilled lamb loin with fire roasted persimmons and faro.
$125 per person and includes a champagne toast.
Make reservations by calling 562-438-7080 or online at michaelsonnaples.com
2032 E. Seventh St.
Four courses offer Ostera caviar; ember roasted beets; dry aged duck or diver scallop; pavlova. A champagne toast is included.
$70 per person
Make reservations by calling 562-343-1068 or online at: heritageresturantgroup.fullbellyfoodgroup.com
5374 E. Second St.
Three-course prix fixe offering roasted kabocha soup or roasted baby beet salad with montchevre cheese. The second course offers braised beef and gnocchi, grilled half rack of lamb, wood grilled sea bream, or Morro Bay miso butterfish. To finish things off the third course offers your choice of a yuzu tartlette, cafir lime cake, or a ti-roe-misu.
5 to 8 p.m. seating is $85 per person. 8 p.m. – close seating is $100 per person.
For reservations: 562-564-7110 or reserve online at [email protected]