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Where to Eat on New Year’s Eve in Philadelphia

Bring a group of friends to Dim Sum House (3939 Chestnut Street) for the restaurant’s new king crab feast featuring a huge freshwater crab that feeds...

Three seatings at Walnut Street Cafe (2929 Walnut Street) mean three different menus. Early birds (5-6 p.m.) feast on three courses — soup...

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Three tasting menu options will be offered at Michael Solomonov’s Abe Fisher (1623 Sansom Street), with latkes, Shabbos Chicken with potato and swiss chard kugel, dry-aged ribeye, and those famous Montreal-style smoked short ribs. $55-$75

The December 31 tasting menu at Aldine (1901 Chestnut Street) includes four or five courses, depending on the seating. Look for uni custard, poached trout, and grilled beef with lobster salad. $65 or $85

The prix fixe New Year’s Eve menus at Jose Garces’ tapas spots offer courses themed to Spanish cities — choose between San Sebastian or Barcelona at Amada (217 Chestnut Street) and Bilbao or Biarittz at Tinto. $75-$95 Official Barclay Prime

The decadent eats at Barclay Prime (237 S. 18th Street) on Rittenhouse Square always have a festive feel. On New Year’s Eve, finish off lobster and wagyu ribeye with a free Champagne toast.

...menu of its Chinese/Jewish-American dishes for $40.99. Sister spots Cheu Noodle Bar (255 S. 10th Street) and Cheu Fishtown (1416 Frankford Avenue) aren’t doing set menus but they are planning...

...for $40.99. Sister spots Cheu Noodle Bar (255 S. 10th Street) and Cheu Fishtown (1416 Frankford Avenue) aren’t doing set menus but they are planning NYE specials, including Sapporo-style butter...

The luxe NYE menu at Fine Palate (231 S. 15th Street) starts with free Champagne. Dinner options include artichoke soup with truffles, uni and caviar, foie gras, truffle risotto, filet mignon, king crab, and wild boar chops. $89, paid in advance Official Fond

At the elegant Fond (1537 S. 11th Street), the five-course tasting menu includes truffled lobster risotto, filet mignon, sturgeon with caviar, and tuna carpaccio. There’s a free Champagne toast at midnight. $95; optional wine pairing $35

Good King Tavern’s (614 S. 7th Street) regular a la carte menu will be available all night, along with French “fancy foods...

The tasting menu at Hungry Pigeon (743 S. 4th Street) includes oysters, warm shrimp with beurre blanc, steak, and crab and potato ravioli, plus galette de rois (king cake) for dessert — traditional among French cultures this time of year. $65

The four-course prix fixe menu at Kensington Quarters (1310 Frankford Avenue) starts off appropriately butchery with beef tartare or charcuterie (or oysters). The following courses include parsnip ravioli, pork shoulder, and ribeye. $75; optional $30 wine pairing

In West Philly, Marigold Kitchen (501 S. 45th Street) is pulling out all the stops with a 15-course feast of venison tartare, chestnut ravioli, pan-seared scallops, and enough other bites to keep diners full until 2018. The restaurant is BYOB. $120

Dinner comes with a drag show at Mission (1516 Sansom Street). For $100, get a reserved table, a taco dinner, and tequila. $100 for dinner and the show; $60 for the show with two drinks and passed appetizers Jason Varney Oyster House

The modern Korean menu at SouthGate (1801 Lombard Street) gets some NYE additions. The prix fixe offering includes choices like kimchi fried rice, Chinese five-spice duck, and filet mignon, plus a glass of Champagne. $50

The party at Time (1315 Sansom Street) starts with live jazz and slides into funk and neo-soul later on in the...

The Twisted Tail’s (509 S. 2nd Street) masquerade party features live music from the Mikey Junior Band and a burlesque performance. Dinner...

The four-course French menu at Zinc (246 S. 11th Street) is one of the better deals in town at under 70 bucks. It includes seafood quenelle, quail in pastry, veal and truffle stew, and profiteroles. $68

    Where to Eat on New Year's Eve in Philadelphia
    Before saying so long to 2017, eat a celebratory New Year's Eve dinner at one of these Philly restaurants. Choose from decadent multi-course meals, beer buffets, midnight Champagne toasts, dinner with a side of live music, and more. Just be sure to book a table before it's too late.
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Updated Dec. 14th

Dec. 17-          State Sen. Vincent Hughes hosts “Party with a Purpose” at 1st Dist. Plaza, 3801 Market St., 3-6 p.m. RSVP: SHAREPartyRSVP@gmail.com.

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Dec 14-           State Rep. Angel Cruz hosts Senior Luncheon at Casa Caribe, 173 W. Allegheny Ave., 12-2 p.m. For info: (215) 291-5643.

Dec. 14-          Sky Community Partners hosts “Stars in the Sky” Awards Reception at African American Museum, 701 Arch St., 5:30-8 p.m. For info: dawn@skycommunitypartners.com.

Dec. 14-          American Jewish Committee honors NUHHCE President Henry Nicholas at Warwick Hotel, 220 S. 17th St., 5:30 p.m. Wilson Goode, Sr., Ed Rendell & Jim Kenney to attend.

Dec. 14-          State Reps. Jordan Harris, James Roebuck & Joanna McClinton host Town Hall Mtg. at Richard Allen Charter Sch., 5151 Warren St., 6-8 p.m. Focus on S.W. Phila. issues. For info: (215) 952-3378.

Dec. 14-          S. Phila. Business Ass’n hosts Christmas party at Galdo’s Catering & Entertainment, 1933 W. Moyamensing Ave., 6:30 p.m. Happy Hour & Dinner. Bring unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots. RSVP: (215) 868-5502.

Dec 15-           State Rep. Angel Cruz hosts Senior Luncheon at Somerset Villas, 200 E. Somerset St.,, 12-2 p.m. For info: (215) 291-5643.

Dec. 20-          State Rep. Angel Cruz & State Sen. Tina Tartaglione host “Photos with Santa” at 400 W. Allegheny Ave., Su. 311. Also info on winter-related state services.

Dec. 20-          State Rep. Joanna McClinton hosts Re-Election Campaign Kickoff Fundraiser at 1518 Bar & Grill, 1518 Sansom St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Honorary host Larry Krasner. RSVP: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/Friends-of-Joanna-McClinton-5.

Dec. 21-          State Rep. Emilio Vázquez hosts Constituent Meet & Greet at Susquehanna Villa, 1421 W. Susquehanna Ave., 3 p.m.

Jan. 9-             S. Phila. Business Ass’n hosts “Who’s Hot” 50/50 Scholarship Fundraiser at Popi’s Restaurant, 3120 S. 20th St., Networking 6:30 p.m., Hot Pepper Challenge (Lou Galdo vs. Dr. Steven Cohen) 7:30 p.m. Tickets $20. For info: Gaeton.Tavella spba1897@gmail.com.

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    Dec 14- State Rep. Angel Cruz hosts Senior Luncheon at Casa Caribe, 173 W. Allegheny Ave., 12-2 p.m. For info: (215) 291-5643. Dec. 14- Sky Community Partners hosts "Stars in the Sky" Awards Reception at African American Museum, 701 Arch St., 5:30-8 p.m. For info: dawn@skycommunitypartners.com. Dec.
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