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5 Spots to Say Cheers to the New Year

Ben Rains | December 8, 2016 | Feature Features

Lavish tasting menus, festive libations and lively music highlight these New Year's Eve nights out.
Toast 2017 at Logan Square's Scofflaw with a special menu of gin-infused cocktails.

1. Salero
Lobster paella, grilled beef strip loin and steamed chocolate cake are just a few of the soulful options on the special New Year’s Eve prix fixe menu at this Spanish West Loop staple. Four-course menu $75. 621 W. Randolph St., 312.466.1000

2. Homestead on the Roof
Savor every bite, as Scott Shulman and Chris Teixeira present a seven-course menu. Ensure 2016 goes out with a bang with a decadent caviar parfait. Seven-course menu $95. 1924 W. Chicago Ave., 773.332.2354

3. Fig & Olive
Moët & Chandon bottle service, a seasonal à la carte French Riviera inspired menu, and Instagram-worthy white and gold decor are the perfect way to welcome the New Year in style. 104 E. Oak St., 312.445.0060

4. Scofflaw
Revel in an evening of dancing and drinking at this Logan Square hot spot sporting a baroque-meets-dive-bar vibe. Tickets $125. 3201 W. Armitage Ave., 773.252.9700

5. Acadia
After enjoying a tasting menu from Michelin-starred chef Ryan McCaskey, stick around for a lively party, where guests will ring in the New Year (and toast the restaurant’s fifth anniversary!) to the tune of a 20-piece marching band. Six-course tasting menu $175; eight-course tasting menu $275. 1639 S. Wabash Ave., 312.360.9500


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