Miami.com dining editor Valerie Nahmad Schimel has compiled a guide to scores of New Year’s specials at South Florida restaurants. Here is a small sampling. Check the website for a complete listing and updates:
94th Aero Squadron, 1395 NW 57th Ave., Doral: All-you-can-eat buffet, open bar, party favors, midnight champagne toast and live band $65-$125; 305-264-2143.
Area 31, 270 Biscayne Blvd. Way, Miami: Seven-course, wine-paired menu $200; 10 p.m.-1 a.m. terrace party with open bar, live music and hors d’oeuvres $75; 305-424-5234.
Bin No. 18, 275 NE 18th St., Miami: four-course menu featuring pomegranate pork belly and lamb chop lollys a bottle of bubbly per couple $65; 786-356-8710.
Blue Moon Fish Co., 4405 W Tradewinds Ave., Lauderdale-By-The-Sea: Four-course dinner, live music, party favors and champagne toast $75, $125; 954-267-9888.
City Hall, 2004 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; Three-course dinner, four-hour open bar, party favors and DJ $100; 305-764-3130.
Eating House, 804 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables: Seven-course meal featuring cured yellow tail, foie gras mousse $95, $110; 305-448-6524.
The Forge, 432 41st St., Miami Beach: Three-course early menu $95, four-course late menu $350 (includes bottle of champagne); 305-538-8533
JohnMartin’s, 253 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables: Bagpipers at midnight and three-course feast $57.50; 305-445-3777.
Oceanaire Seafood Room, 900 S. Miami Ave., Miami: Four-course menu featuring stone crabs, Mediterranean mussels, New York strip steak $85; 305-372-8862.
Sugarcane, 3250 NE First Ave., Miami: Multi-course tasting menu $110, $150 with wine pairings (must order 48 hours ahead); 786-369-0353.
Toro Toro, 100 Chopin Plaza, Miami: Four-course menu or all-you-can-eat rodizio service $95, $47.50 kids (early seating), $125, $62.50 kids (late seating); 305-372-4710.
Turnberry Isle, 19999 W. Country Club Dr., Aventura: New Year’s ball with sit-down dinner $250; 305-933-6590.