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New Years Eve Dining at Home Orange County

WATER GRILL

For the ultimate in DIY seafood for New Year’s Eve, shop the popular Market Sale at Water Grill on December 31. Select from an extensive offering of shellfish–oysters, shrimp, mussels, clams, lobster and crab–to create a chilled seafood platter (offerings may vary). A variety of prep kits are available for easy cooking at home that include misoyaki Chilean sea bass, cedar plank salmon, sauteed Manila clams and BBQ shrimp.

Fresh produce, artisan breads, dry-aged beef, desserts, wine and to-go cocktails may also be purchased. Water Grill provides concierge shopping to ensure safety.

Thursday, December 31, 9am-3pm (8:45 entry for seniors)
For more information, click here or please call 949.208.7060

AN QI BISTRO

Indulge in an exclusive four-course New Year’s Eve dinner for two from the acclaimed House of An. Begin with squash and lobster bisque with chestnut gnocchi. Next, enjoy snow fish with risotto, ginger and scallions, followed by USDA Prime ribeye with black truffle sauce and sautéed wild mushrooms. Served with creamy cauliflower au gratin and white cheddar potato purée. Dessert is coffee stout sticky toffee pudding.

Add-on signature dishes such as An’s famous garlic noodles or roasted crab. A caviar package for $65 is available as well as champagne selections to complete the takeout feast.

Three-course dinner for 2, $175, excluding tax
Preorder 48 hours in advance. Limited quantities
Available for pickup through January 3
To order online click here, call 714.557.5679 or text 714.504.2822

TERRACE BY MIX MIX AND HAMAMORI COLLABORATION

Begin countdown to New Year’s Eve at home with a unique collaboration menu from chefs James Hamamori and Ross Pangilinan.

Hamamori will create a lavish platter of pristine sashimi with bluefin tuna, toro, salmon, Hamachi and kanpachi complemented by uni, bluefin tuna, kinme, halibut and sea eel sushi.

TERRACE by Mix Mix will contribute a chef’s cheese and charcuterie plate, lobster risotto, beef tenderloin with peppercorn sauce, mushrooms and butternut squash. Dessert is a light tropical panna cotta. Food will be chilled with easy instruction on reheating.

Collaboration dinner for 2, $159, excluding tax
Preorder by 5pm, December 29. Pickup December 31, 4-6pm
To order online, click here. 657.231.6447
Terrace by Mix Mix and Hamamori are participants in SCP2GO

KNIFE PLEAT

Indulge in a luxe four-course menu from Michelin-starred chef Tony Esnault perfect for New Year’s Eve. Menu will be cooked and chilled with simple instructions for service and reheating. Knife Pleat’s produce is organic; animal products are 100% pasture-raised, free range and sustainable.

Begin with a fall soup of sunchoke, salsify, parsnip, celery, beluga lentils and Granny Smith apple. Next enjoy Maine lobster salad with romaine, citrus, crème fraîche, lobster essence. The entrée, Beef Wellington, is pasture-raised beef tenderloin, mushroom duxelles, spinach, wrapped in brioche with black truffle jus. Served with rösti potatoes and fall vegetables.
Dessert from pâtissier Geman Biotteau is Bûche de Noël –cognac sponge cake, caramel crémeux and sauce, meringue.

A New Year’s cocktail for two, The Golden Light, is available for takeout.

Knife Pleat also offers holiday caviar service with two sizes of Tsar Nicoulai Russian Golden Osetra that comes with blinis, chive-lemon crème fraiche, mother of pearl spoon and insulated tote. Add Deutz Champagne at special pricing.

Four-course menu for 4, $460, excluding tax
To preorder online, click here. 714.266.3388
For New Year’s Eve, order by December 28-29, 6pm
Pickup December 30, 12-6pm or December 31, 12-3pm
Knife Pleat is a participant in SCP2GO

TIFFANY & CO. BLUE BOX CAFE

Start a New Year’s Day tradition with Breakfast at Tiffany for Two or Tiffany Tea for Two. The Blue Box Cafe at South Coast Plaza offers curated menu packages to enjoy at home. Orders are placed online and require 48 hours notice prior to picking up.

BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY FOR TWO
The bento box packaged menu includes chia seed yogurt pudding with farmer’s market fruit, croissants with organic strawberries and lavender mascarpone, Tiffany avocado toast, smoked salmon and buckwheat mille feuille, and Bellocq No. 727 The Tiffany Blend: A floral infusion of Chinese and Ceylon black tea with notes of lychee, rose buds, lavender and vanilla.

TIFFANY TEA FOR TWO
The impressive array features different scones–cranberry citrus and pine nut brown butter–and sage-red kuri squash Madeleines served with Devonshire cream, cherry ginger marmalade, and wildflower honey. An assortment of creative tea sandwiches is complemented with a generous selection of petit fours and confections. Included is a tin of Bellocq No. 727 Tiffany Blend Tea.

All may be ordered as an optional deluxe set that includes Tiffany signature china and accessories for an additional charge.

Breakfast for 2, $120, excluding tax. Tea for 2, $150, excluding tax
For more details and to preorder 48 hours in advance online, click here
714.540.5330, press 7
Tiffany’s Blue Box Cafe is a participant in SCP2G0

VACA

Chef Amar Santana offers four signature three-course family meals on New Year’s Eve that serve two, four or six guests with flexible ordering and pickup times.

Entrée choices are prime ribeye, prime skirt steak, paella Valenciana or paella de vegetales. Each dinner includes salad, two side vegetables and a dessert choice of tres leches cake or Mama Santana flan.

Family meal prices range from $75 to $336 depending on menu selected and number of guests, excluding tax
Preorder through December 31 until 7pm; pickup 4-9pm
To order online, click here. 714.463.6060

SEASONS 52

Perfect for New Year’s Eve or New Year’s Day is a Seasons 52 Green Box dinner. Each box serves four to six and is freshly and naturally prepared and under 595 calories per serving. Food is chilled and ready to be reheated when convenient. Advance 24-hour preorder required.

Holiday Green Boxes feature a choice of two entrees: whole side of cedar plank-roasted salmon with dill mustard sauce or Kona crusted wood-grilled beef tenderloin with aged balsamic demi-glace.

Menu includes a choice of salad—field greens or romaine Caesar. The main course is served with lemon-parsley marble potatoes and a choice of vegetable. Finish with six Mini-Indulgences, selecting from turtle cheesecake, raspberry chocolate chip cannoli or Belgian chocolate s’mores

Salmon Green Box for 4-6, $125, excluding tax
Tenderloin Green Box for 4-6, $165, excluding tax
24-hour preorder required. To order online, click here. 714.437.5252
Seasons 52 is a participant in SCP2GO

THE CAPITAL GRILLE

The Capital Grille offers a premium four-course family-style dinner for New Year’s celebrations at home that serves two or four guests. Includes simple instructions for warming.

Select from two entrée options: A Capital Grille exclusive—a whole rack of bone-in filet with truffle butter and horseradish cream or Kona crusted bone-in prime rib with caramelized shallot jus and horseradish cream. Start with New England clam chowder followed by a field greens salad served with seeded French rolls. Sides are lobster mac and cheese, grilled asparagus and Sam’s mashed potatoes. End on a sweet note with flourless chocolate espresso cake.

Four-course dinner for 2, $165, excluding tax; for 4-6, $300, excluding tax
24-hour preorder required. Available for pickup December 30-31 only
To order online, click here. 714.432.1140
The Capital Grille is a participant in SCP2GO

MORTON’S THE STEAKHOUSE

Morton’s offers a special takeout menu featuring Châteaubriand for Two for New Year’s.

The three-course dinner starts with a winter salad of mixed greens, spiced walnuts and blue cheese crumbles with balsamic vinaigrette. The châteaubriand, cooked to guest’s preference, is with roasted shallots, red wine demi-glace reduction and sauce Béarnaise. Black truffle mashed cauliflower, creamed spinach and sour cream mashed potatoes accompany the tender prime beef. Dessert is La Bête Noir–flourless chocolate cake with whipped cream and fresh berry coulis. Other takeout options available.

Châteaubriand Dinner for 2, $154.50, excluding tax
To preorder by December 29, 6pm, click here. 714.444.4834

Old Vine Kitchen + Bar

Sparkling Wine at Old Vine

Ring in 2021 with Old Vine Kitchen + Bar’s New Year’s Eve Takeout for Two (Costa Mesa)
New Year’s celebrations can be just as special as ever with Old Vine Kitchen + Bar’s Takeout for Two dinner! For $150, this meal features luxurious dishes such as Frutti du Mare (octopus, braised calamari, shrimp, baby arugula, Meyer lemon vinaigrette), Lasagnette (house-made pasta, parmigiano bechamel, carnitas-tomato ragu), and a 6 oz. Filet Mignon served with potatoes gratin, roasted baby carrots, bordeaux-glace cream sauce, and fried onions. Grandma’s Cheesecake with Strawberry Coulis is also included for dessert, to satisfy the sweet tooth before New Year’s resolutions kick in! Add-on Six for Sixty wine bottles or Curbside Cocktails to complete the intimate celebration! Orders for curbside pickup can be placed at (714) 545-1411. For more information on Old Vine’s elevated curbside takeout offerings, visit https://oldvinekitchenbar.com/heat-serve-meals/.
2937 Bristol St. Suite A-103, Costa Mesa, CA 92626

SAJJ Mediterranean

SAJJ Mediterranean

Find Your Perfect Combo at SAJJ Mediterranean With BOGO50% Build-Your-Own Entrees (Irvine)
Each meal is your own creation & the combinations are endless at SAJJ Mediterranean. Create the meal combination that is perfect for you and fuel up this new year with SAJJ’s customizable and fresh Mediterranean cuisine! Enjoy buy one, get one 50% off Build-Your-Own Entrees Friday, 1/8 through Sunday, 1/10! The offer is only available via SAJJ Mediterranean’s app or website and one-time use per customer. Guests can enter code FUELUP at checkout to receive a discount. Redeem this offer by ordering via the SAJJ website, www.sajjstreeteats.com, or downloading the SAJJ app.
6636 Irvine Center Dr, Irvine, CA 92618

Daphne’s

Daphne’s new pita sandwiches

Daphne’s Launches Four All-New Limited Time Pitas (3 locations in Orange County)
Daphne’s, the fresh and wholesome fast casual restaurant known for its nutritious menu of Mediterranean-inspired dishes, has introduced four new pita sandwiches to the menu that will be available for a limited time. The new offerings, which showcase Daphne’s Mediterranean ingredients in four innovative combinations, will be served starting January 5th at all Daphne’s restaurants across California. The new pita lineup includes the all-new Honey Chicken Pita, Cali Pita, Zesty Steak Pita, and Shawarma Pita. To try the new specials, visit daphnes.biz and find a Daphne’s near you.
23706 El Toro Road, Ste S7, Lake Forest CA 92630
The Market Place, 13250 Jamboree Rd. Suite #113 Irvine, CA 92620
2360 Park Ave #9H Tustin, CA 92782

Mess Hall

Mess Hall

Mess Hall Announces January Drive-In & Dine-Out Movie Night Dates (Tustin)
Mess Hall Market’s popular Drive-In & Dine-Out Movie Nights continue this January with eight new dates! From cult-classics to horror double-features, there is a drive-in screening for everyone to kick off the new year! Guests are welcome to arrive starting at 5PM to secure their parking spot on the roof of the food hall’s adjacent parking structure, before heading down to Mess Hall to grab a bite to eat from fan-favorite concepts including Big Parm, The Drink Bar, Fonda Moderna, Fowl Play, The Little Greek, Saigon Kitchen, The Sandwich Society, Slapfish, and VaKa Burger. Tickets can be purchased at https://thefridacinema.org/drive-in/.
Tuesday, Jan. 5 – “Terminator 2: Judgement Day”
Friday, Jan. 8 – “Rocky Horror Picture Show”
Tuesday, Jan. 12 – “Scarface”
Friday, Jan. 15 – “Clueless”
Tuesday, Jan 19. – “Repo Man”
Friday, Jan. 22 – “Basket Case” and “Brain Damage” Double Feature
Saturday, Jan. 23 – “Twilight”
Tuesday, Jan. 26 – “Taxi Driver”
Friday, Jan. 29 – “Fist of Fury” and “The Way of the Dragon” Double Feature
1705 Flight Way, Tustin, CA 92782

Tokusen Oju from Sushi Ii

Sushi Ii

Ring in the New Year with an unparalleled Japanese dining experience. Take home a taste of tradition with Sushi Ii’s most luxurious to-go platter yet – Tokusen Oju. Chef Susumu Ii has prepared a premium sashimi and seasonal appetizer platter with celebratory dishes representative of a new year.⁣ Priced at $400, the Tokusen Oju serves 3-4 people. Orders can be made by calling 949.287.6268 or online here Pick up is available on New Years Eve, Thursday, December 31 from noon – 2 p.m. and from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. and on New Year’s Day, Friday, January 1 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Las Brisas

Las Brisas is currently offering 50% off all bottles of wine from their extensive cellar collection. A great place to stock up on while also supporting a local restaurant, Las Brisas’ wine collection features several rare and hard-to-find vintages (see below for several labels), in addition to favorites from a variety of regions—from Napa Valley to Piedmont—starting at just $22. Please see here for the restaurant wine list, which is a small look at some of the wines offered.

In addition to rare bottles, Las Brisas will be offering New Year’s Eve dinner and New Year’s Day brunch and dinner. Pre-ordering is live on 12/24 for take-out only.

Dinner Offering #1 – Ribeye for Two ($150)
28 oz. Dry-Aged Prime Ribeye with black beans, rice, salsa, fresh corn tortillas, two slices of cheesecake and one bottle of Las Brisas Brut, with option to upgrade the bottle to options such as Piper Sonoma, Domaine Carneros, Veuve Clicquot, Dom Pérignon Brut, and others.

Dinner Offering #2 – Victor Hugo Party Pack ($75)
Six Tacos (choice of two: crispy chicken, grilled rockfish, pork belly, maitake mushroom), 750ML bottled Las Brisas Margarita, rice, beans, Caesar salad, guacamole, chips, salsa & tres leches cake. Upgrade to Cadillac Margarita for $10.

New Year’s Day Brunch – traditional Las Brisas weekend brunch takeout menu featuring a two-course Brunch Pack for $35, including starters like Smoked Salmon Tostadas, Pozole Verde, and Yogurt and Granola; paired with entrees such as Chilaquiles, Crab Scramble, Asparagus Omelet, or French Toast. Mimosa Kit available to add-on for $15.

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