Can we get a WOOT?!? 2020 is almost over! For most of us 2021 can't come soon enough. Here are five places to welcome the new year and say good riddance to the year that shall not be named!
T. Cook’s at Royal Plams
This prix-fixe dinner is available from 5-10 p.m. and features a four-course, menu, including chilled lobster, lemon sorbet, pan-seared halibut, parsnip “OssoBuco”, dulce de leche and other celebratory dishes, plus a glass of champagne. Enjoy live music at The Mix-Up Bar between 6-8 p.m. and after dinner head to the Vernadero Lawn for a lively performance by Joel Maze Trio from 8-midnight. Price is $165++ per person. Reservations are required. Call 602.283.1234 or visit www.RoyalPalmsHotel.com to book your table.
Rusconi’s American Kitchen
Ring in the New Year with a special three-course menu at Rusconi's. The menu choices are extensive and there is something delicious for everyone. First course options range from lobster bisque to short ribs; entree choices include garlic and herb crusted rack of lamb, grilled beef tenderloin and blue crab, butternut squash ravioli and more. Dessert is a choice of chocolate torte, strawbeery and cocnut panna cotta, or Banana's Foster. The price is $75++ per person. Reservations can be made by calling 480.483.0009 or atwww.rusconiskitchen.com.
Outrider Rooftop Lounge
Bid farewell to 2020 overlooking Camelback Mountain and surrounding vistas at Outrider Rooftop Lounge in Scottsdale! Make a day and night of it! Outrider will be opening its doors at noon complete with a specialty cocktail menu, champagne specials and elevated bites for the occasion. Guests can can also experience The Mumm Lounge complete with branded swag, a champagne and cocktail ice luge, giveaways and more. Book a room at The Canopy because the hotel’s signature restaurant Cobre Kitchen + Cocktails will be extending New Year’s Day breakfast hours and featuring a pop-up, craft Bloody Mary bar complete with over-the-top accompaniments. NYE specials at the Outrider are available from noon to 10 p.m. No reservations needed, open to the public, seating on a first-come, first-served basis. Outrider and Cobre are located in Canopy by Hilton located at 7142 Eeast 1st St, Scottsdale. For more information, visit www.hilton.com/en/hotels/phxotpy-canopy-scottsdale-old-town.
FOUND:RE Phoenix Hotel and Match Market & Bar
New Year's Eve and the FOUND:RE are a Match made in heaven! This downtown hotspot offers a swanky chic celebration with a midnight champagne toast. Tickets are only $10 per person and can be purchased at www.eventbrite.com/e/new-years-eve-at-foundre-phoenix-hotel-tickets-133769629563. Small groups of up to six people can reserve their own VIP table and choose from two bottle service packages; VIP Bottle Service 1, includes one bottle of house champagne (Sterling Blanc de Blanc) and one bottle of Tito’s (vodka can be substituted for another spirit of equal value such as Tanqueray, Bulleit, Espolon, or Bacardi) for $360; VIP Bottle Service 2, includes one bottle of champagne (Veuve Clicquot) and two bottles of Tito’s vodka (vodka can be substituted for another spirit of equal value such as Tanqueray, Bulleit, Espolon, or Bacardi) for $660. Purchase VIP table packages at www.eventbrite.com/e/new-years-eve-at-foundre-phoenix-hotel-tickets-133769629563. MATCH Market & Bar is also offering two New Year’s Eve dinner options including: New Year’s Eve Dinner Option One, featuring oven roasted chicken, scalloped potatoes and green bean mushroom casserole wrapped in candied bacon for $25 per person plus tax and gratuity or New Year’s Eve Dinner Option Two, which includes the menu above for two, plus a bottle of Raventos i Blanc Blanc de Blanc and a craft beer medley. For more information visit www.foundrehotels.com or www.matchphx.com.
There is no better place to have your final meal of 2020 then at The Americano. This swanky Italian eatery is offering a three-course prix-fixe menu featuring starters like tuna tartar and caviar, braised wagyu beef cheeks; main course options like pasta with wild mushrooms and braised duck with foie gras, filet, and pork Milanese, dessert is a choice of Black Forest Cake or apple tart. Seatings from 5-10 p.m. $115, plus tax. To book a reservation visit TheAmericanoRestaurant.com.