24 New Years Eve Dining Options

Options abound for ringing in 2016 with a full belly. Below are 24 (and counting) places to grab a bite before – or as – your New Years Eve celebration.

Acacia Real Food + Cocktails

3001 E Skyline Drive
Acacia Main Dining Room

Acacia Main Dining Room

With panoramic views of the city and award winning cuisine by Chef Albert Hall you can celebrate with their four course prix fixe tasting menu or order items from their abbreviated dinner menu. Serving is from 5:00 – 9:30pm. Cost is $60 per person, plus tax and gratuity, or $85 with wine pairing, plus tax and gratuity. Reservations can be made by calling 520-232-0101.

One
  • Warm celeriac soup, honey poached cranberries, arugula emulsion, pear chip
  • Paired with: Adelsheim, Pinot Gris 2013
Two
  • Scallop and lobster salad, beets, micro salad, pickled cucumber, avocado, crème fraiche, lemon saffron aioli
  • Paired with: Dr. Loosen, “Dr L” Riesling 2013
Three
  • Prime AZ beef tenderloin “en croute” brown butter carrot puree, wild mushrooms, charred onion
  • Paired with: Hill Family Estate, “Barrel Blend” Merlot, Cabarnet, Petit Syrah 2012
Four
  • Dark Chocolate Panna Cotta
  • Blueberry –white chocolate grilled bread pudding
  • Burnt wild orange sorbet
  • Paired with: Porto Pocas, Late bottle vintage 2007

For more information, visit Acacia Real Food + Cocktails.

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Agustin Kitchen

100 S Avenida del Convento
Seasonal Scallops at Agustin Kitchen (Photo Credit: Adam Lehrman)

Seasonal Scallops at Agustin Kitchen (Photo Credit: Adam Lehrman)

Enjoy a four course dinner and champagne toast at Agustin Kitchen. The special menu includes lobster bisque, steak tartare, Delmonico steak, tuxedo cheesecake and more. Live music will be provided by Hey Bucko.

Dinner begins at 5pm and is $75 per person.

For more information, visit agustinkitchen.com.

Arizona Inn

2200 E Elm St.
Ahi at Arizona Inn (Credit: Adam Lehrman)

Ahi at Arizona Inn (Credit: Adam Lehrman)

Arizona Inn is taking a different approach to the New Year’s Eve dinner with a 4-course tasting menu that includes Sea, Land, Land and Sea, and Garden rounds. Each tasting item comes with a special complementary wine pairing.

Dinner is $85 per person, $135 with wine pairings.

Sea Tasting
  • Lobster Bisque – Dungeness crab
    • Wine pairing – Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin brut (reims, France)
  • Ahi Nicoise – Seared ahi, haricot verts, fingerling potatoes, eggs, olives and tomatoes shallot vinaigrette
    • Wine pairing – Diseno Torrontes (Salta, Argentina 2011)
  • Diver Scallops – Carrot risotto, sugar snap pea sauteed caramelized fennel beurre blanc, fennel slaw
    • Wine pairing – Louis Jadot Pouilly-Fuisse (beaune, France 2012)
  • Chef’s Selection of Sweet Bites
    • Wine pairing – Ruffino moscato d’asti (piedmont, Italy 2011)
Land Tasting
  • Smoked Duck Breast – Dark cherry compote
    • Wine pairing – Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin brut (reims, France)
  • Wedge Salad – Iceberg wedges, marinated tomatoes, pancetta and gorgonzola, raspberry vinaigrette
    • Wine pairing – Pascal Jolivet sancerre (loire valley, France 2012)
  • Filet Mignon Oscar – Beef tenderloin, crab claw relish, bearnaise sauce, garlic mashed potatoes
    • Wine pairing – Stratton lummis cabernet sauvignon (Oakville, california 2010)
  • Chef’s Selection of Sweet Bites
    • Wine pairing – Ruffino moscato d’asti (piedmont, Italy 2011)
Land and Sea Tasting
  • Lamb Sausage and Smoked Salmon – Stone ground? mustard, caper, red onion mousse
    • Wine pairing – Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin brut (reims, France)
  • Brussels and Panna Cotta – Crispy balsamic glazed brussels sprouts with savory goat cheese panna cotta
    • Wine pairing – Diseno Torrontes (Salta, Argentina 2011)
  • Filet Oscar and Diver Scallops – Crab claw? relish, bearnaise sauce garlic mashed potatoes carrot risotto, caramelized fennel beurre blanc
    • Wine pairing – Stratton lummis cabernet sauvignon (Oakville, california 2010) Louis Jadot Pouilly-Fuisse (beaune, France 2012)
  • Chef’s Selection of Sweet Bites
    • Wine pairing – Ruffino moscato d’asti (piedmont, Italy 2011)
Garden Tasting
  • Mushroom Mousse – Herb crostini
    • Wine pairing – Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin brut (reims, France)
  • Spinach and Kale Salad – Orange sections, dried cranberries, cherries, and walnuts lemon agave vinaigrette
    • Wine pairing – Diseno Torrontes (Salta, Argentina 2011)
  • Vegetable Paella – Vegan chorizo, citrus risotto, artichoke hearts, mushrooms, Sun dried tomatoes, peas, corn, peppers and onions
    • Wine pairing – Sonoma Cutrer pinot noir (Russian river, california 2011)
  • Chef’s Selection of Sweet Bites
    • Wine pairing – Ruffino moscato d’asti (piedmont, Italy 2011)

For more information, visit arizonainn.com.

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Brother John’s Beer, Bourbon & Bar-B-Que

1801 N Stone Ave.
Bourbon display at Brother John's (Credit: Brother John's)

Bourbon display at Brother John’s (Credit: Brother John’s)

Celebrate the new year and the grand opening of Tucson’s newest bar-b-que joint in one fell swoop. Brother John’s will open its doors to the public on New Year’s Eve with a Throwback Thursday costume party paying homage to the Wildcat House.

Passsed hors d’oeuvres throughout the night with a champagne toast at midnight while dancing to music provided by Tucson’s retro-band Sound Bytes. General admission is $75.00 or you can reserve a VIP table with bottle service.

For more information, visit brotherjohnsbbq

Downtown Kitchen + Cocktails

135 S 6th Ave.
Apple Sharlotka at Downtown Kitchen. Part of Around The Globe Moscow Menu. (Credit: Mark Navarro)

Apple Sharlotka at Downtown Kitchen (Credit: Mark Navarro)

Janos’ team has crafted a decadent four-course dinner menu for New Year’s Eve. In true Downtown Kitchen style, it draws on numerous international influences with dishes like a Fried Oyster BLT to Grilled Salmon with Creme Fraiche and Caviar.

The Prix Fixe menu is $55.00 for three courses or $70.00 for four courses.

First Course (choice of)
  • Crab Meat Rundown, Creamy Caribbean Corn + Sweet Potato Stamp and Go – Coconut milk, curry, tomatoes, scallions
  • Farro + Kale Salad, Roasted Butternut Squash, Comice Pears, Roasted Macadamia Nuts – Cider vinaigrette, chevre, pomegranates
  • Sherried Cauliflower Cream Soup – Balsamic red onions, truffled croutons
  • Fried Oyster BLT – Open face on brioche wafers, house smoked lardons, oven dried tomatoes, little lettuce leaves, balsamic syrup, roasted garlic aioli
Second Course (optional)
  • Hamachi Crudo + Foie Gras Snow – Sea salt, saba, lemon scented EVOO, blood orange supremes
Main Course (choice of)
  • Braised Short Ribs And Potato Croquette – Roasted vegetable hash, red wine braising liquids
  • Duck Tagine With Cauliflower, Castelveltrano Olives, Lemon – Israeli couscous, sultanas, dried apricots + mint
  • Roast Lamb Shoulder Barbacoa – Stewed Peruana beans with bacon, achiote viniaigrette cholla bud escabeche
  • Grilled Salmon, Crisp Potato Pancake, Crème Fraiche, Caviar – Wilted greens, shrimp butter sauce, scallion oil
  • Warm Roasted Rainbow Carrots,  Fried Brussel Sprout Leaves + Oyster Mushroom – Prickly pear syrup, spiced candied pepitas, pomegranates, dollops of crème fraiche
Desserts (choice of)
  • Chocolate Hazelnut Cake With Praline Chocolate Crunch
  • Caramel Apple Cheese Cake With Moscato Marscapone Mousse

For more information, visit downtownkitchen.com.

Falora

 3000 E Broadway Blvd.
Margherita Pizza from Falora (Photo: Adam Lehrman)

Margherita Pizza from Falora (Photo: Adam Lehrman)

Falora, along with their neighbor, Sidecar, have teamed up to bring in the New Year. They’re offering two Kentucky Sidecars matched with Falora’s wood baked Margherita pizza served with kale salad.

The cost is $25.00 per couple. Reservations are required and can be made at info@falora.com.

For more information, visit falora.com.

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Hacienda del Sol Guest Ranch Resort

5501 N Hacienda Del Sol Rd.
Rack of Lamb at The Grill at Hacienda Del Sol (Photo: Adam Lehrman)

Rack of Lamb at The Grill at Hacienda Del Sol (Photo: Adam Lehrman)

Ring in the New Year at the historic Hacienda del Sol where you have three places to choose from.

Dinner and Dance Party with “The Undercover Band” from 7:00 – 8:30pm features a candlelight buffet, music, dancing, party favors and a champagne toast. Then from 9-12:15pm bring in the New Year with a Rock & Roll Dance Party. Price is $75.00 per person + tax and gratuity or $20.00 per person for just the dance party from 9pm-midnight.

The Grill is offering a 5-course tasting menu; $95 without wine parings $150 with wine pairings plus tax and gratuity. Seating is from 5-10pm.

Terraza Garden Patio & Lounge is serving its a la carte menu with music provided by Duo Vibrato. Seating until 11pm.

Reservations required for all of the venues.

For more information, visit Hacienda del Sol.

Harvest Restaurant

10355 N La Cañada Dr
Antipasto Platter at Harvest Restaurant

Antipasto Platter at Harvest Restaurant

Harvest Oro Valley is offering a champagne dinner for two. For $65 per couple, it includes:

  • Choice of two glasses of champagne or house wine
  • Shared appetizer
  • Choice of any two entrees from regular menu, including specials: Prime Rib and Dijon Crusted Lamb Chops
  • Shared dessert

Call (520) 731-1100 or email dine@harvestov.com to make a reservation.

In addition to the New Years Eve Champagne dinner, Harvest’s regular dinner menu will also be available.

More info at harvestov.com.

Hotel Congress

311 E Congress St.

New Year's Eve 2015 at Hotel Congress

As with any Hotel Congress party, this year’s Prohibition-themed New Year’s Eve bash is sure to be an elaborate 1920s extravaganza. The 15’ taco has been retired in favor of a festive Whiskey del Bac barrel, which will be tapped by “King Congress himself to release the nectar of the gods.”

For $25 General Admission ticket holders get a Whiskey del Bac whiskey toast, party favors, the free photo booth and access to the Opium Den with the Absinthe Bar. Hors d’oeuvres and heavier, alcohol-absorbing options include:

  • Pork & Liver Pate
  • Shrimp Cocktail
  • Smoked Meat Board
  • Roasted Artichoke Bites
  • Local House-Made Pasta Action Station
  • Certified Angus Action Station
  • Stuffed Mushrooms
  • Mini Wellingtons
  • Assorted Sweet Treat Dessert Station

Six performers are scheduled, including Vintage Burlesque by Contessa Oblivian and Prohibition Disco with Andrew Shuta, Bob Felix, and Dan Hernandez.

Hotel Congress anticipates a sell-out event, especially considering it was just picked up by the New York Times.

For more information, visit hotelcongress.com.

Independent Distillery, Johnny Gibson Downtown Market & HighWire Lounge

30 S. Arizona Ave.
Douglas Fur Bar at Independent Distillery (Photo Credit: Sarah Pelfini)

Douglas Fir Bar at The Independent Distillery (Credit: Sarah Pelfini)

The theme is Great Gatsby, so be sure to dress accordingly. The original film will be playing on the patio while guests enjoy live music, free tastings of Evan Williams Bourbon, drink specials and more. 21+.

Festivities begin at 8pm and commence at 2am.

For ticket information, contact the Independent Distillery at (520)284-7334.

Kingfisher Bar & Grill

2564 E. Grant Road

Kingfisher Macadamia Nut Crusted Fish

Kingfisher Macadamia Nut Crusted Fish

For 22 years Kingfisher has been serving up seafood, grilled meats and poultry dishes. New Year’s Eve they’ll be offering some of their favorites from their dinner menu along with holiday specials with live entertainment by the Cochise County All Stars beginning at 7pm. For reservations call 520-323-7739

For more information, visit Kingfisher.

Le Rendez-Vous

3844 E Fort Lowell Rd.
Boeuf Wellington (Credit: Le Rendez-Vous)

Boeuf Wellington (Credit: Le Rendez-Vous)

There is a reason the annual New Year’s Eve dinner at Le Rendez-Vous sells out every year. While we don’t have specific details, the five-course French feast includes specially prepared soup, salad, appetizer, entree and dessert.

Dinner is $95 per person.

For more information, visit Le Rendez-Vous on Facebook.

Maynards Market & Kitchen

400 N Toole Ave.
Maynards' dining room (Photo: Adam Lehrman)

Maynards’ dining room (Photo: Adam Lehrman)

This year Maynards Kitchen is popping corks twice with an East Coast Champagne toast at 10 p.m., for those who want to be home by midnight, and a midnight toast for Tucsonans out to celebrate the night.

Chef Michael Byrer has prepared three features and desserts in addition to their regular menu offerings.

  • Steak Delmonico – Bacon wrapped 16oz. steak, port salute gratin, braised leeks, tarragon and lemon baby carrots, with bordelaise ($38.00)
  • Baked Seafood Stew – Lobster, halibut, prawns, scallops, vermouth and seafood sauce, rosemary pastry shell, carrot and parsnip puree ($32.00)
  • Cassolette – Cast iron baked house-made boudin sausage, duck confit and braised pork shank, with cranberry bean ragout ($27.00)
  • Chef’s Assortment of handmade chocolates, candies, and accompaniments ($11.00)

Maynards diners receive discounted general admission tickets to the New Year’s Eve celebration at Hotel Congress.

In addition to New Year’s Eve Dinner, Maynards Kitchen is hosting a New Year’s Day Brunch to feed the effects of the night before. Brunch is available from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., where you can sip on a Bloody Mary, mimosa, or Bellini.

For more information, visit Maynard’s Market & Kitchen.

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North Italia

2995 E Skyline Dr.
Pasta at North Italia in Tucson

(Credit: North Italia)

North Italia at La Encantada is offering a special New Year’s Eve menu, including Italian classics like roasted artichoke hearts with Roman gnocchi and truffle ricotta, and tagliatelle bolognese. Guests will also enjoy an extensive wine list to choose from.

Dinner is $55 per person.

Aperitivi
  • Prosecco, sweet ruby grapefruit, splash campari 9 prosecco, fresh lemon, elderflower liqueur, splash aperol
Starters (choose one)
  • Butternut Squash Minestrone – Italian sausage, borlotti bean, tuscan kale, grana padano
  • Caesar Salad – Romaine, radicchio, herbed crouton, grana padano
  • Roasted Artichoke Hearts – Roman gnocchi, truffle ricotta, arugula, brown butter vinaigrette
  • Bruschetta – Prosciutto di parma, crescenza cheese, grilled asparagus, truffle
  • Italian Farm Salad – Salami, provolone, pepperoncini, olive, campari tomato, red onion, cucumber, roasted pepper, italian dressing
  • Arancini – Crispy mushroom risotto stuffed with scamorza cheese & served with red sauce
Mains (choose one)
  • Mediterranean Sea Bass – Cipollini onion, fennel, broccolini, farro, herbs
  • Cheese Tortellini – Spinach pasta, roasted mushroom, ricotta, pecorino, saba
  • Roasted Chicken – Butternut squash, cauliflower, rosemary, lemon
  • Bolognese – Traditional meat sauce, tagliatelle noodle, grana padano
  • Slow Braised Short Rib – Cipollini onion, brussels sprouts, creamy mascarpone polenta
  • Diver Scallops – Celery root risotto, crispy shallot, pancetta gremolata
Dessert
  • Tiramisu – Kahlua-soaked ladyfingers, mascarpone mousse
  • Dark Chocolate Tart – Nutella mousse, pecan toffee

For more information, visit northitaliarestaurant.com.

Penca Restaurante

50 E Broadway 
Bar at Penca (Photo: Penca)

Bar at Penca (Photo: Penca)

This Mexican City cuisine found in the heart of downtown offers outstanding fresh cuisine along with an international bar featuring over 30 mezcals, premium tequilas, award winning craft cocktails, excellent wine list and more.
On New Year’s Eve you can choose from select items from the a la carte dinner menu or opt for the special New Year’s Eve prix fixe three course menu that includes a local cheese board sampler and glass of Rose Champagne. Cost is $60 per person plus tax and gratuity and serving is from 5 -10:00pm. For reservations call 520-203-7681
First
  • Oyster Mushroom Cream. or
  • Pickled Beet and organic greens salad
Second
  • Duck Confit. Guajillo and Citrus Mezcal Glaze. or
  • Pastel de Elote. Roasted Poblano Chiles, Espinaca y queso
Third
  • Penca House Dessert Board

For more information, visit Penca.

Reforma Cocina y Cantina

4310 N Campbell Ave.
Pastel de Elote at Reforma Cocina Y Cantina in Tucson

Pastel de Elote at Reforma Cocina Y Cantina (Credit: Adam Lehrman)

Reforma’s five-course pre fixe menu is a Central Mexican feast, with a course dedicated solely to tamales and sweet Oaxacan desserts. Vegetarians will appreciate the inclusion of a meat-free option for every course.

Dinner is $60 a person, or $50 for reservations between 4 and 6pm.

First Course – Soup (choose one)
  • Bacalao Con Arroz – Salt cod, tomato, roasted chili, olives, potato, white rice
  • Albondigas – Vegetarian meatballs, fresh herbs, tomato, squash
Second Course – Tamales (choose one)
  • Nepalese – Tomato, charred corn creme
  • Cabeza – Scallion, bone marrow, tomatillo
Third Course – Salad (choose one)
  • Hongos y Rojas – Crimini mushrooms, huitlacoche, Anaheim chile, chorizo, cotija, frisee
  • Quinoa – Caribe chile, roasted winter squash, scarlet runner beans, pomegranate molasses, fresh herbs
Entree Course – Main Plate (choose one)
  • “Por Tierra o Por Mar” – Short rib barbacoa, prawns al ajilo, cilantro rice, braised black beans
  • Calabasa Relleno – Whipped squash, roasted corn, tomato, charred Poblano, queso fresco
  • Trucha Veracruzano con Papas – Whole trout, capers, tomato, olives, raisins, escebeche, roasted potatoes
Dessert (choose one)
  • Arroz con Leche – Sweet vanilla scented rice with cinnamon and raisins
  • Bunuelos with Piloncillo Syrup – Oaxacan fried pastry with cinnamon piloncillo syrup

For more information, visit reformatucson.com.

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Surly Wench Pub

424 N Fourth Ave.
(Credit: Surly Wench Pub)

(Credit: Surly Wench Pub)

Not just Star Wars. Not just Prom. The Surly Wench Pub is hosting The Prom Awakens: a Star Wars Prom themed New Year’s Eve celebration for the 21+ crowd.

The night will include a themed stage and countdown, DJs Plastic Disease & E_Rupt, a Star Wars drink menu, a prom photo booth, the Star Wars Prom King & Queen and a complimentary champagne
toast at Midnight.

For more information, visit The Surly Wench Pub on Facebook

Tavolino Ristorante Italiano

2890 E Skyline Dr
mussels at tavolino in tucson

Mussels at Tavolino in Tucson

Chef Massimo Tenino’s foothills restaurant, featuring Northern Italian rustic recipes, is offering selections from their dinner menu, and holiday specials for this Boun Anno festive night. Specials are being served from 3pm to 11pm and reservations are recommended.
 Antipasti
  • Cotechino e Lenticchie
  • Traditional Italian Cotechino sausage, served with lentils
 Insalata di Mare
  • Seafood salad with shrimp, scallops, mussels, calamari, and crab, served on a bed of arugula
 Primi
  • Linguine ai Frutti di Mare
  • Seafood linguine with shrimp, mussels, scallops, and crab, in a white wine, garlic, and tomato sauce
  •  Lasagna allo Zafferano con Ragù di Ossobuco
  • Saffron lasagna with a slowly braised ossobuco ragù, Parmigiano cheese, and a hint of lemon zest
  •  Ravioli all`aragosta
  • Lobster ravioli served in a creamy tomato and lobster bisque sauce
 Piatto Forte
  • Filetto alla Rossini
  • Filet mignon, 12 Oz, topped with foie gras, black truffles, and Madiera wine reduction, served on a crouton
 Dolce
  • Semifreddo allo Zabaglione con Nocciole
  • Zabaglione semifreddo, hazelnut praline, and warm chocolate sauce
For more information, visit Tavolino Ristorante Italiano.

The Coronet

402 E Ninth St.
Fall Kale Salad at The Coronet (Credit: The Coronet)

Fall Kale Salad at The Coronet (Photo: The Coronet)

The Coronet is offering a three-course prix fixe dinner with music by Naim Amor, Sean Rogers and Benjamen DiGain from 7-10pm.

Dinner is $65 per person and includes a champagne toast with dessert. Reservations recommended.

First Course (choose from)
  • Fennel, Potato and Leek Soup – Bacon and charred brussels
  • Southwinds Farms Baby Greens – Shaved beets and citrus
Second Course (choose from)
  • Bouchee a la Reine – With lamb and wild mushroom
  • Top Knot Duck – In pomegranate walnut sauce with Persian jeweled rice
  • Shrimp and Scallop filled Calamari – In tomato with piave cheese
Dessert
  • Crostatine Marmellata – With cranberry and marzipan
  • Tuxedo Cheesecake
  • Lemon Almond Genoise Cake

For more information, visit The Coronet on Facebook.

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The Living Room

2905 E Skyline Dr
Living Room Lounge (Credit: Living Room)

Living Room Lounge (Credit: Living Room)

Celebrate the New Year at The Living Room with live music, a chocolate fountain bar and a champagne bar. There is no cover charge to ring in the festivities, but reservations are encouraged for tables by contacting the restaurant at 520.308.5591.

Food offerings include an artisan cheese platters, brushcetta, flat breads, sliders, hot and cold sandwiches and boutique wines

For more information, visit The Living Room.

The Parish

6453 N Oracle Rd.
Hot Legs Le' Jean at The Parish (Credit: Lacey & Suede)

Hot Legs Le’ Jean at The Parish (Credit: Lacey & Suede)

The New Year’s Eve festivities at The Parish begin with dinner service at 5pm and culminate with a midnight champagne toast. Live music will be provided by Rebecca Carlson.

Reservations highly suggested.

For more information, visit theparishtucson.com.

The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa

3800 E Sunrise Dr.
Pan Seared Scallops at AZuL in Tucson

Pan Seared Scallops at AZuL (Credit: Jennifer Stash)

AZuL Restaurant will offer a special New Year’s Eve 4-Course Tasting Menu from 5 to 10 pm, prepared by Executive Chef Russell Michel. For the main course, diners can choose from Pan-Roasted Natural Beef Tenderloin, Jumbo Lump Crab Cake and Colossal Shrimp, Berkshire Natural Pork Chop, or Portabella Pave. The Tasting Menu is $98 per person and includes a complimentary sparkling wine toast.

After dinner, the AZuL Lounge will offer live music from Jazz saxophonist Neamen Lyles and The George Howard Band as well as hand-crafted cocktails. The Kids Club will provide an on-site space at the resort for children from 6pm to 12:30am.

If you plan on staying overnight, end the festivities at the New Year’s Day Buffet at AZuL on New Year’s Day from 8am to 1pm.

Reservations are required for the New Year’s Eve 4-Course Tasting Menu and the Kids Club New Year’s Eve Party.

For more information, visit westinlapaloma.com.

Union Public House

Ham Shank at Union Public House (Credit: Theresa Delaney)

Ham Shank at Union Public House (Credit: Theresa Delaney)

Union will offer an indulgent four-course menu for $60 a person, or $50 for reservations between 4 and 6pm. Like their sister restaurant next door, Union offers a meat-free option for each course.

Appetizers (choose one)
  • Steak Tartare – Australian beef, whole grain mustard, black garlic, shallot, anchovy, pickled jalapeño remoulade, fried egg yolk, potato crisps
  • Vegetable Croquettes – Crispy vegetable and potato melange, grilled frisee, avocado crema, red pepper gastrique
  • Shrimp Cocktail – Grilled and chilled shrimp, horseradish and tomato gazpacho, preserved lemons, fresh herb oil
Salad and Soup (choose one)
  • Lobster Bisque – Lobster claw meat, tomato and shellfish broth, micro greens, crostini
  • Kale – Purple flowering kale, creamy gorgonzola, dates, honey roasted peanut, house cured bacon vinaigrette
  • Arugula – Candied beats, smoked goat cheese, shaved radish, avocado-citrus vinaigrette
Entree (choose one)
  • New York Strip – Horseradish and lemon marinated strip loin, roasted baby potatoes, brussel sprouts and bacon, slow braised cipollini onions, pan jus
  • Holiday Ham Shank – 10 day brine, pineapple and cherry glaze, whipped potatoes, prosciutto-wrapped asparagus
  • Scallops – Butter roasted diver scallops, mushroom risotto, tomato reduction, Meyer lemon and thyme oil
  • Acorn Squash – Roasted squash, quinoa, polenta, pistachio pesto, aged balsamic, young greens
Dessert (choose one)
  • Coffee and Doughnut – S’mores doughnut, drunken atomic coffee
  • Strawberry Chambord Parfait – Mussolini cream, strawberry

For more information, visit uniontucson.com.

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Wildflower

Cinnamon Doughnut at Wildflower in Tucson

Cinnamon Doughnut at Wildflower

Dinner is $45 per person from 4pm to 5pm and $55 per person 5pm to close.

First Course (choice of)
  • Clam Chowder – Clam, bacon, potato, cream
  • Cold Smoked Salmon – Chive crème fraiche, potato galette
  • Farmers Market Salad – Butternut squash, brussels sprout, beet, apple, quinoa, goat cheese, marcona almond
  • Pan Fried Edamame Dumplings – Sesame seed, scallion, red chili sweet & sour
  • Crisp Calamari – Mizuna greens, yuzu emulsion, toasted sesame seed
  • Spinach Salad – Bacon, apple, pecan, bleu cheese, raspberry vinaigrette
Second Course (choice of)
  • Steelhead Salmon – Horseradish gratin, sherry glazed beet, arugula
  • Wood Fired New York Steak – Brussels sprout, butternut squash, smashed potato, red wine sauce
  • Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin – Horseradish potato, asparagus, roasted mushroom, gastrique
  • Short Rib Ravioli – Truffle cream, swiss chard, roasted mushroom, breadcrumb
  • Spanish Paella – Prawn, scallop, clam, mussel, chicken, chorizo, saffron rice
  • Pan Roasted Chicken – Smashed potato, green bean, lemon & garlic
Third Course (choice of)
  • Key Lime Tart – Gingersnap almond crust, vanilla crème fraiche
  • Cinnamon Doughnuts – Vanilla custard, berry marmalade
  • Chocolate Decadence – Three layer chocolate mousse, peanut butter base, raspberry sauce
  • New York Cheesecake – Butter graham crust, cherry compote

For more information, visit foxrc.com.

Theresa is a copywriter, food explorer and pursuer of all things creative. Find her at theresadelaney.com.

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