You’ll likely see the New Year in from home this time around. But that doesn’t mean you have to forego a celebration. Here’s just a sampling of Bay Area restaurants that are offering fancy fare for Dec. 30 and 31.
Baumé New Year’s Holiday: Michelin-starred chef Bruno Chemel is offering a variety of premier prix-fixe menus via Tock. New Year’s Eve includes Kagoshima Wagyu menus ($ 298 and $ 398). Pick-up from 5-8 pm Dec. 31. New Year’s Day offers a prime beef menu ($ 98), Ora King salmon ($ 98) or Kagoshima Wagyu beef menu ($ 198). Pick-up from 4-7 pm Jan 1. 201 California Ave., Palo Alto. www.maisonbaume.com/
Gozu: Enjoy a San Francisco-style New Year’s Day brunch with Kaluga Caviar, toasted shokupan, roasted wagyu horseradish creme fraiche, seaweed and chives for $ 100 via Tock. Available for pickup until Dec. 30. www.gozusf.com/gozu
Homestead Restaurant: This Oakland restaurant is accepting pre-orders for a take-home New Year’s Eve Experience which includes a caviar and charcuterie picnic spread, braised short ribs and Maine lobster, petit fours, wines and a bacon and spinach quiche for New Year’s morning. $ 600- $ 1,000. 4029 Piedmont Ave., Oakland. https://homesteadoakland.com/
La Mar At Home: This San Francisco restaurant is offering three dishes, including fresh Cebiche Clasico with wild-caught halibut, six ready-to-bake Empanada de Pollo with pollera and chalaca sauce and Asado de Tira, bone-in short ribs. Serves 4-6. $ 249. Pier 1 ½, The Embarcadero, San Francisco. www.lamarsf.com/store/
Left Bank New Year’s Eve: Pick-up or delivery at The Vine Dining restaurants. Left Bank Brewery, noon-9 pm, Larkspur, San Jose and Menlo Park will be offering a four-course prix fixe dinner for $ 85. www.leftbank.com; LB Steak on Santana Row, noon-9 pm, San Jose. Offering a holiday menu and a reduced at the dinner menu. www.lbsteak.com; Meso Modern Mediterranean, noon-9 pm, Santana Row, San Jose. Offering a four-course prix fixe dinner for $ 85. Virtual venues the Mac’n Cheese Shop and Skewery by Meso will offer their full menus for pick up and delivery. www.mesorestaurant.com. Vine Party Design is offering a three-course feast for two including a bottle of sparkling wine, $ 150. Available for pickup at Left Bank Santana Row. Pre-order by Dec. 29. [email protected] or 408-984-4229.
Lord Stanley: This seafood feast for New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day includes five courses of favorites like shrimp cocktail, cured salmon, lobster claw salad and more. $ 150 per person. Pick-up or delivery. 2065 Polk St., San Francisco. www.exploretock.com/lordstanleysf/
Townhouse Bar and Grill: Offering a trio of curated boards, including Formaggio ($ 25); Charcuterie ($ 25); Di Mare ($ 30). Also a variety of options from their Bottle Shop including DIY cocktails, bubbles and more. 5862 Doyle St., Emeryville. https://bit.ly/2IY6IHq