The New Year’s countdown is on. L.A. has plenty of options to say goodbye to 2015. 2016? Bring it on!
Rock it Out at Roku: Innovative Dining Group’s spanking new teppanyaki concept is ringing in the New Year with an indulgent Prix Fixe Menu ($125*) starting at 9:30 pm. Dance the night away in the restaurant’s cool wine cave while a DJ spins tunes. Don’t miss the champagne toast for all guests at midnight. Roku will also offer the regular menu at earlier seatings between 5:30 and 7:30 pm.
Reservations recommended. Call 310.278.2060
A Whimsical NYE at Barton G. LA: The West Coast’s culinary theatery is celebrating the holidays with a new Cider House Veal Chop special ($56) with seasonal ingredients like apples, sage, cinnamon cider honey, and more. The 14-oz. chargrilled chop is served with apple-sage Chutney, savory apple fritters, baby brussels sprouts, and cinnamon cider honey presented in a rustic display that includes wooden apple boxes and a cider vase.
Dinner and a Movie @ iPic: If you’re working your way through the pre-Oscar buzz, why not catch a movie and a special sweet from Chef Sherry Yard? Check out the raspberry & vanilla baked Alaska tart served with a glass of La Marca Prosecco for $12 or a la carte for $8.
Or Head Next Door to a Cocktail Party!: Join Tanzy Westwood for a Cocktail Party from 9 pm – 1 am. The $59 entry includes a midnight Champagne Toast, passed hors d’euvres, and buffet stations by Chef Sherry Yard. Watch the ball drop on the restaurants TVs and experience cocktails created by Master Mixologist/Advanced Sommelier Adam Seger, as well as additional libations available for purchase.