Ring in the new year Monday with dinner at Marigold Kitchen (501 S. 45th St., 215-222-3699, marigoldkitchenbyob.com), where there are a 4-, 5-, or 6-course tasting menues to go with your BYO bubbly.
Over in Queen Village, Village Belle (757 S. Front St., 215-551-2200, thevillagebelle.com) is celebrating Monday night with a "Belles and Beaus" theme, including a four-course prix fixe menu and views of the riverfront fireworks. Seatings at 5 p.m. ($75 a person) and 8:30 p.m. ($125). Open-bar packages available.
Head to Positano Coast by Aldo Lamberti (212 Walnut St., 215-238-0499, positanocoast.net) for à la carte dinner and New Year's Eve package options. The VIP, $115 a person, includes unlimited drinks, DJ, party favors, mini desserts and a private bar, among other things. And you can walk to Penn's Landing for fireworks.
Down the Shore, Chef Jose Garces has put together a tasting menu, Spanish wine pairings and live Flamenco performances for New Year's Eve at his Andalucian tapas bar and restaurant Amada Atlantic City at Revel (500 Boardwalk, 609-225-9900). Seatings at 6, 8 and 10:30 p.m.; early seatings feature two menus for $80 and $100 a person; the later seating is $125. Wine pairings are $45 at early seatings, $70 at the late seating.
More Spanish-themed celebration is planned at Bar Ferdinand (1030 N. 2nd St., 215-923-1313) where Chef David Ansill has planned a six-course Spanish feast with seatings at 5, 7 and 9:30 p.m. $70 a person; add wine pairings for $30. An added indulgence, Hudson Valley Foie Gras with roasted apples and port wine for 4-6 people, $150. Plus a limited à la carte menu at the bar. Flamenco del Encuentro will perform at 8:30, 10:30 and midnight.
And when you awake on New Year's Day . . . Percy Street Barbecue (900 South St., 215-625-8510, percystreet.com) has your back with its hangover plate - two eggs sunny-side up, with grilled, smoked pork belly, buttered toast with green tomato preserves, and Byrd Mill cheddar cheese grits. For $12, a Hillbilly Gatorade (Miller High Life with pickle juice and barbecue sauce) will help get you on the road to recovery. Percy's opens at 11:30 a.m. New Year's Day; it's also open New Year's Eve from 5 p.m.
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