New Year's Eve at Grand Central Oyster Bar: Dessert and a la Carte Menus New Year's Eve at the Grand Central Oyster Bar; Visions of Sugar Plums from Januz Noka, seafood soiree from Sandy Ingber on Saturday
BigNews.Biz - Dec 16,2016 - For families, couples, friends and “old acquaintances” looking for an earlier epicurean destination this New Year’s Eve, (Saturday, December 31) in New York City, the last-day-of-the-year reveling leads to the historic Grand Central Oyster Bar. Be it the visions of sugarplums dancing from pastry chef Januz Noka’s dessert menu, or a seafood soiree on executive chef Sandy Ingber’s a la carte menu, the culinary confections and bounty from the waters are sure to have the taste buds exploding to ring in 2017 “below sea level” at Grand Central Terminal.
The historic seafood eatery established in 1913 is on the bucket list for New Yorkers, tourists and world travelers alike, whether visiting the tree at Rockefeller Center, shopping for post-Christmas bargains or watching the ball drop later at Times Square.
Ingber, a.k.a the “Bishop of Bivalves,” and Januz “Living la Vida” Noka, each will carefully prepare menus for each celebration with a flair.
The Oyster Bar will be open from 11:30 AM for lunch through 10:00 PM for dinner reservations. Call 212-490-6650, or visit www.oysterbarny.com.
The New Year’s Eve entrees include sumptuous seafood specials such as Maine Lobster Newburg, Alaskan Red King Crabmeat over Spinach Salad, and Oyster Bar Surf & Turf featuring petite grilled sirloin strip and jumbo shrimp scampi.
The dancing sugarplums on the Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve dessert menus include these culinary confections making the Oyster Bar a sugary stop: Espresso Sambuca Ports de Crème, Decadent White & Dark Chocolate Cake with Marinated Mixed Berries, and French Caramel Tiramisu.
Here are the two menus:
HOMEMADE DESSERTS HAPPY NEW YEAR’S EVE
Espresso Sambuca Ports de Creme … $8.50
Decadent White and Dark Chocolate Cake with Marinated Mixed Berries … $8.50
Sauvignon Blanc Poached Quince and Oven Roasted Calvados Apple Pie … $7.50
French Caramel Tiramisu … $7.50
Chocolate Mousse … $6.75
Rice Pudding … $5.00
Creme Caramel … $6.95
Very Fresh Fruit Salad … $5.95
Florida Key Lime Pie … $7.25
New York Cheesecake … $6.95
Strawberry Champagne Sorbet … $6.50
Jack Daniels Gelato with Spiced Nuts … $6.75
Hot Fudge Sundae … $7.50
And Dessert a la Mode … add $2.00
NEW YEAR’S EVE A LA CARTE SPECIALS
Maine Lobster Bisque
Alaskan Red King Crabmeat over Spinach Salad with Yuzu-Wasabi Dressing and Asian Pears, Avocado, Cucumbers … $30.95
Fried New Bedford Sea Scallops with Black Garlic-Key Lime Aioli and Sweet Potato Waffle Fries … $31.95
Broiled Scottish Ocean Trout (Medium) Filet over Truffled Fingerling Potato Puree with Prosecco Beurre Blanc and Salmon Caviar … $30.95
Main Lobster Newberg over Domino Rice with Wild Mushrooms and Asparagus … $31.95
Oyster Bar Surf and Turf-Petite Sirloin Strip and Grilled Jumbo Shrimp Scampi, Potato Gnocchi Gratin with Gorgonzola Dolce and French Beans Amandine … $37.95