Black & White Ball
What: AndNorth and Audrey's Farmhouse are teaming up to throw a Black & White Ball, the timeless gold standard of class. Come dressed to the nines to toast the New Year with a lavish feast, open bar, and live music by The Bee’s Knees. The meal will be a decadent spread of foods like lobster tails, oysters, and ribs in the lush, plant-filled heated greenhouse. ($250 for dinner & dancing, just dancing + drinks $100).
Where: Audrey’s Farmhouses & The Greenhouses is a boutique hotel and event venue in Wallkill. 188 Bruynswick Rd, Wallkill, NY 12589.
When: Monday, December 31, 2018. Dinner: 8pm–10pm; Dancing: 10pm-1am
Home & Hearth Supper
What: Brace yourself for an exquisitely indulgent culinary experience. Kingston’s hottest new chef, Chris Turgeon of the lauded Uptown restaurant Wilde Beest, is cooking up a 16-course feast complete with wine and cocktail pairings. We don’t want to leak the whole menu but some highlights to look forward to include slow roasted squash with beetroot and whipped ricotta; cream of sunchoke soup; scallop crudo, 36-hour pork belly, and hibiscus sorbet. ($280)
Where: 7MilestoKingston is a stunning 1700s stone house in Marbletown, NY that was renovated and re-envisioned by COCORAU founder Konstanze Zeller. The four-acre property, which has a pool, landscaped grounds, and a sweeping view of the Catskills doubles as a high-end vacation rental and pop-up event venue. 506 N. Marbletown Street, Marbletown.
When: Saturday, December 29, 2018
Fish & Game 5-Course Feast
What: James Beard award-winning chef Zak Pelaccio is boldly leading Hudson into a new era of cuisine. He will open Fish & Game on a Monday for a deliciously rich New Year’s Eve five-course prix fixe featuring caviar, roasted bone marrow, guinea hen and foie gras, wagyu beef, and more, along with natural wine pairings. Reservations include entry to Pelaccio’s other Hudson establishment, BackBar for a midnight toast and dance party. ($250)
Where: Fish & Game, Pelaccio’s first Hudson restaurant, is the perfected Upstate execution of the hyper-local, fresh and foraged, tail-to-snout ethos that Brooklyn icons like Diner gave rise to in the early aughts.
When: Monday, December 31, 2018, accepting reservations between 6:30-9pm