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Ring in the New Year with Delicious Take-Home Specials

It’s about d*mn time to ring in a new year – And a handful Philly’s top restaurants and bars are pulling out all the stops to send off 2020 in style and ring in the new year with decadent coursed dinners, grazing spreads, caviar assortments, sparkling wine + cheese pairings, a New Year’s Day brunch and more.  See all the juicy details below!

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URBAN FARMER

Urban Farmer, Logan Square’s modern American steakhouse, is going all out this New Year’s Eve and offering three different packages, ranging from $50 to $150 – all details below. Each package serves two and is available for pre-order  here for pick-up on December 31 between 2 and 8 pm. Deadline to order is Monday, December 28. The packages include:

  • The Party Starter: Grazing Spread ($50)
    • Cheese and Charcuterie (3 meat and 3 cheese)
    • Chilled Shrimp
    • Bruschetta and Baguette Tartines
  • Four Courses for Forgetting 2020 ($120 for 2)
    • First Course: Truffled Sunchoke and Salsify Soup
    • Second Course: Sweet Gem Lettuce Salad with Compressed Pear, Hazelnut Vinaigrette, Old Gold Cheese
    • Entrée — (select one, feeds two people)
      • Himalayan Salt Roasted Halibut
      • Braised Veal Osso Buco
      • 1855 Beef Bone-In, 60 Day Dry Aged Rib Eye ($15 up-charge)
    • Dessert: Dark Chocolate Mousse Napoleon
    • Sides: Twice Baked Fingerling Potato Tart, Heirloom Baby Carrots
  • Osetra Caviar ($150)
    • Blinis, Crème Fraiche, Grated Egg, Caper Berries, Red Onion, Mother of Pearl Spoon
  • Add Ons: 
    • Blackened Foie Gras Butter ($14)
    • Broiled 6 oz. Lobster Tail ($19)
    • Candied Bacon ($11)
    • Assorted Bon Bons ($18)

1850 Benjamin Franklin Parkway | 215.963.2788 |  https://www.urbanfarmersteakhouse.com/location/urban-farmer-philadelphia/

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FORSYTHIA

Forsythia, Chef Christopher Kearse’s sexy French bistro in Old City, is toasting 2021 with a five-course tasting menu complete with beverage pairing — wine or non-alcoholic — for guests to enjoy in the comfort of their homes. The at-home meal kits can be pre-ordered on Forsythia’s website or by calling the restaurant and picked up on December 31. Re-heating and serving instructions will be provided in detail. The deadline to order is December 29.

 

Tasting Menu:

  • Paté En Croûte: Wild Boar, Cranberry, Pistachio (pickled delicata)
  • Old School Maitake: Smoked Ricotta, Madeira Gel, Ana Spice
  • Black Truffle Crab Cake: Caviar and Celery Root Remoulade
  • Short Rib: Smoked Shallots and Morel Shroom Fricassee-Parsnip Puree
  • Babas au Rhum — dessert

233 Chestnut St. | 215.644.9395 |  www.forsythiaphilly.com

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SQUARE 1682

Square 1682, Rittenhouse’s modern American kitchen + cocktails, is ringing in the new year right with a Surf + Turf dinner complete with Champagne cocktail, boasting a Dry Aged NY Strip Steak and Butter Poached Lobster served with Black Truffle Whipped Potatoes. The Surf + Turf dinner is $35/person and orders can be placed by calling the restaurant at 215.563.5008.

121 S 17th St | 215.563.5008 |  www.square1682.com

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JET WINE BAR

Jet Wine Bar, Philadelphia’s “global vineyard,” knows the best way to send off 2020 is with a sparkling wine + cheese pairing, boasting three wines and an artisan cheese spread. The NYE package is available for purchase on Jet Wine Bar’s website, in store or over the phone for $99.

Three wines include:

  • Champagne, Dehu, France
  • Sparkling Rosé, Ca’Furlan, Italy
  • Pet Nat, Joao Pato Duckman, Portugal

Cheese pack includes:

  • Goat Rodeo Wild Rosemary Cow/Goat
  • Clover Creek Galen’s Good Old Cow
  • Boxcarr Nimble Cow/Goat
  • Housemade Pimento Cheese
  • Candied Walnuts, Pickled Carrots, Whipped Pumpkin Butter, 2 Buttermilk Biscuits

1525 South St | 215.735.1116 |  jetwinebar.com

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CROWN CATERING

Crown Catering, a full-service catering and small events entity that offers top-tier, restaurant quality dishes, is ringing in 2021 with a decadent New Year’s Brunch boasting a spread of bakery treats such as Cinnamon Buns and Chocolate Babka, pasta dishes such as Rigatoni Carbonara and Seafood Lasagna, appetizers including Shrimp Cocktail and Clams Casino, with main courses featuring French Toast Suzette and Lemon Ricotta Pancakes, Roast Beef, and Frittata. To place an order, guests can visit  crowndining.com, or email  info@crowndining.com.

10 S Front St |  info@crowndining.com |  www.crowndining.com