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Restaurant Live AZ - New Year’s Eve Dining Guide

Posted December 17, 2014

Photo ofRestaurant Live AZ - New Year’s Eve Dining Guideby Tender Belly
By Restaurant Live AZ Restaurant Live AZ Looking for New Year’s Eve plans?  Here are the stats on a few places hosting special events. Pink Pony (Scottsdale) Address: 3831 North Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale Arizona 85251 What:  3 Course Dinner to remember Menu Stand-Outs:
  • Diver Scallop with Green Chile Grits, Grana Padana, Roasted Radish.
  • Braised Short Rib with Blue Crab Cake, Red Chile Jus, Blue Crab Béarnaise
  • Dark Chocolate Cake, German Frosting with Sweet & Salty Coconut Brittle Whipped Cream
Perk: Complimentary glass of champagne Price: $75 per person ++  $40 wine package RSVP: 480-945-6697 Added opportunity:  They are also offering a package for those who want to ring in 2015 at The Pony.  $60 from 10pm – 12am for snacks, wine, signature drinks, craft beer and champagne, while jammin’ to the beats of a live DJ. Los Sombreros (Scottsdale) Address:  2534 North Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85257  or  14795 N Northsight Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ 85260 What:  3 Course Dinner Menu Stand-Outs:
  • Cream of Chayote Soup
  • Pork Chop with Manchamenteles Salsa
  • Kahlua Creme Brulee
Price: $39.95++, includes a glass of sparkling wine to ring in 2015 RSVP: (480) 994-1799 District American Kitchen and Wine Bar (Downtown Phoenix) Address: 320 North 3rd Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004 What:  Five course dinner, live entertainment and overnight stay Menu Stand Outs:
  • Tender Belly bacon wrapped dates filled with black truffle goat cheese and lingonberry syrup.
  • Free range venison loin with AZ pignons, sweet potato flan, golden chanterelles, parsnip puree and huckleberry glace
  • Citrus cake, raspberry sorbet, crispy meringue, mandarin foam, Champagne gelee and olive oil snow.
  Price: $68. A wine pairing also is available for an additional $25.RSVP: Call (602) 817-5400 or visit Perk:  Complimentary midnight champagne toast Added Opportunity:  Stay the night at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel for special holiday rates.To book, visit or call (866) 716-8134 and mention rate code HOL14. (Dinner not included.) W Hotel (Scottsdale)  Address:  7277 East Camelback Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85251What: Transport yourself to Château de Versailles, surrounded by chandeliers and absolute French opulence.  Think, Marie Antoinette, but with more champagne and no guillotine.  Plenty of entertainment including aerialists. Time:  Doors open at 8pmPrice:  $75 for women, $100 for men Additional Opportunity:  If you want to stay the night, book the New Year’s room package for $479 which includes 2 tickets to the event, in-room champagne, a party gift, and two cocktails. RSVP: The Shout House (Glendale)  Address: 6770 Sunrise Blvd, Ste. 207, Glendale, Ariz What:  Wrapped in Gold Party The Food:  Prime Rib dinner buffet Features:
  • Duelling pianos entertainment
  • Champagne toast with souvenir glass
  • Bottle service available
Time:  6:30pm to 2am Price:  Range from $45 to $75 per person Good to Know:  Being that it’s a “Gold Party” come decked, head to toe in gold. RSVP: 623-772-1500 Sierra Bonita Grill (Phoenix) Address: 6933 N. 7th St., Phoenix, AZ 85014 What:  New Year’s Eve Dinner and New Year’s Day Brunch NYE Dinner Menu Standouts:
  • Lemon Butter Poached Lobster Tail
  • Smoked Prime Rib
  • Green chile and cheddar mashed potatoes
Brunch Menu Standouts:
  • Verde Vaqueros: green chile beer biscuits served with Schrieners southwest smoked sausage gravy, served with scrambled eggs and smoked bacon.
  • The Atole Pinon Hotcakes are griddled blue corn masa and toasted pinenuts cakes, topped with strawberry butter, served with bacon.
RSVP: call 602-264-0700 SumoMaya (Scottsdale) Address: 6560 N Scottsdale Rd What: 4 course adventure in Asian / Mexican dining Standout Menu Items:
  • Rock Shrimp Tempura
  • Pork “Al Pastor” Pad Thai
  • Grilled NY Strip w/chimichurri, gulf shrimp, yuzu coconut reduction
  • 5:00 p.m. Seating, $65
  • 7:00 p.m. Seating, $95
  • 9:00 p.m. Seating, $95
Bonus: 1/2 off Champagne/Sparkling Wine during 1st seating Reservation: (480) 397-9520 Taggia at FireSky Resort and Spa (Scottsdale) Address: 4925 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251 What: Pre Fixe menu for New Year’s Eve Standout Menu Items:
  • Lobsterbisque with basil pesto grilled shrimp & cognac crema
  • seafood risottowith calamari, langoustines, crab claws, & saffron
  • layered opera cakewith vanilla – espresso anglaise, berries and mint
What makes them great: Perfect for groups with food allergies or aversions as they love to accommodate! Just make sure to denote in your reservation. Price: $65 per person +tax and gratuity. Wine pairings available at $25 per person +tax and gratuity Reservations: at or by calling 480-424-6095 Central Bistro (Phoenix) Address: 3160 E. Camelback Road  Phoenix, AZ 85016 What: New Year’s Eve 3-course Dinner Standout Menu Items:
  • Artichoke and Wild Mushroom Soup
  • $15 supplement course featuring truffles
  • Prime New York Strip and braised short rib, aligot potatoes, red wine béarnaise butter
  • Sticky Toffee Pudding with Bourbon, date and blue cheese ice cream
Price: $65 pp++ RSVP: (480) 646-8560 Different Pointe of View (Phoenix) Address: 11111 North 7th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85020 What: Stunning views of Phoenix and a 5-course gourmet dinner Standout Dishes:
  • Duck confit ravioli
  • Applewood-smoked venison tenderloin
  • roasted tomato-crusted grilled Arizona
  • Tahitian vanilla bean crème brulee
Entertainment: live music featuring The Hamptons, a six-piece band performing a versatile line-up of today’s hits, favorite oldies and classic rock. Price: $125 per person, and seatings 8 to 10 p.m. are available for $150 per person, with optional wine pairings available for $50 per person (pricing excludes tax and gratuity). Reservations: required at 602 866 6350. Social Box Neighborhood Eatery (Chandler) Address: 1371 N. Alma School Road, Chandler 85224 What: Shared dinner for couples Dinner menu includes:
  • Shared Bruschetta Appetizer
  • Individual Salads of Simple Greens
  • Choice of Glazed Salmon, Ribeye or ‘Brick’ Chicken (per person)
  • Shared Chef’s Dessert
  • Champagne Toast
Price: $50 per couple Reservation: or call 480-899-6735
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