5 Places With New Year's Takeout
2021 is almost here which is a cause for major celebration! If you are staying in and taking it easy with family and friends, you might not want to cook. We’ve gathered a list of a few Valley restaurants offering New Year’s meals to go. Here’s to a better year and a brighter future!
Tomaso’s is offering a decadent selection of Italian-inspired dishes to go on New Year’s Eve. A la carte options include Pistachio Encrusted Rack of Lamb with demi roasted potatoes and asparagus; Papal Cioppino with lobster tail, seabass, clams, mussels, sea scallops, shrimp and King Crab in a tomato wine sauce served on linguine; Grilled Prime New York Steak Provencal and more. Pre-orders are encouraged, and the hours on New Year’s Eve are 3 p.m. to midnight. Tomaso’s is located at 3225 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix; 602.956.0836; tomasos.com
If you’re feeling a little out of it on New Year’s Day, order some comfort food brunch to go from Hash Kitchen. Creative remixes of brunch classics include Cannoli Pancakes, Lucky Charms French Toast and Carnitas Hash. Hash Kitchen is open from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at all five Valley locations. Hash Kitchen has locations in Chandler, Peoria, Phoenix and Scottsdale. www.hashkitchen.com
Kaizen PHX is really doing New Year’s right. The New Year, or Oshogatsu, is arguably the most important time of the year and a cherished holiday throughout Japan. Families gather to celebrate rich traditions with the intent to begin a new calendar year with a fresh mind and to leave their old selves behind. Kaizen’s Homakase takeout dinner is a six-course omakase-style dinner experience for two guests packaged to-go. Each handcrafted box has reheating instructions as needed, sauces, utensils, hand wipes and artwork. Boxes start at $85 and have options to add Arizona Sake pairings to each order. The menu includes the following items that are 100 percent fully prepared and chilled — Miso Caldo de Camarón, Yakitori Negima, Mar y Tierra Roll, a 12 piece Nigiri Assortment, Hamachi Supreme, and a Vanilla “Buraddo Orenji” Panna Cotta. The deadline to preorder is Dec. 27 by 11:59 a.m. with pickup scheduled for Dec. 31 in between 4 and 6 p.m. Kaizen PHX is located at 515 E Grant Street, #100, Phoenix; 602.432.0752; www.kaizenphx.com
Beckett’s Table is offering a special three-course prix fixe menu on New Year’s Eve starting at $79. It’s available for curbside pickup and can be ordered beforehand online. The first course is a choice of Lobster Bisque or Beet Tartar with charred onion, citrus oil, arugula, mint, pickled mustard seeds. Second course is a choice of Olive Oil Poached Beef; La Plancha Seared Sea Scallops or BT Signature Vegetable Plate. The third course is a dessert of Meyer Lemon and Huckleberry Trifle. All orders must be picked up on Dec. 31 at a selected time. Beckett’s Table is located at 3717 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix; 602.954.1700; www.beckettstable.com
Ling & Louie’s Asian Bar and Grill is commemorating the New Year in style with a specially priced three-course meal for two on Dec. 31 and Jan. 1. Choose one shareable — Black Orchid Ahi with Spicy Soy Mustard; Korean Cauliflower with Spicy Aioli or Chicken Lettuce Wraps with Artisanal Romaine. Then choose a soup or salad. There’s Curried-Butternut Squash Soup with coconut milk, Long Life Chicken and Rice Soup with cilantro and green onions or Asian Chopped Salad with sesame-soy vinaigrette. Entree selections are Korean Salmon with Sesame-Garlic Glaze, Evil Jungle Princess with Peanut-Curry Sauce, Drunken Shrimp served flaming, New Wave Pad Thai with Sweet Tamarind-Chili Sauce, Ling's Meatloaf with Wasabi Mashed Potatoes and Blackened Chicken and Pork with Spicy Ginger-Soy. Ling & Louie’s Asian Bar and Grill has locations in Chandler and Scottsdale; www.lingandlouies.com