Where to Keep the Champagne Flowing This NYE:

[ 0 ] December 19, 2014 |

NYEThe Gibson is throwing a “Mad Max-querade” where for $125, guests will receive a premium open bar and food all night (8pm-2am), champagne toast at midnight, as well as music and burlesque entertainment. The patio will also be opened and heated. Guests are asked to dress in theme, to the nines, or however they like. Tickets available here: http://madmaxqueradenewyears2015.eventbrite.com. Graphic attached.

The Cap Hill bourbon bar, Barrel (with balls) presents a Low Country New Year’s party from 10pm to close on 12/31. For $80 per person, guests will enjoy a signature Barrel Pig Roast complete with Carolina appetizers and a “dirty spread,” as well as an open bar of hand-picked bourbons, ryes, cocktails and beer. You can purchase tickets in advance via Eventbrite (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/low-country-new-years-eve-at-barrel-tickets-14864988581) or at the door.
City Tap House DC, the craft beer-focused restaurant located at 901 9th Street, NW, Washington, DC, 20001, will showcase its American pub fare this New Year’s Eve.  From 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. guests can select from Culinary Director Brian Cooke’s prix fixe menu featuring three courses, along with a complimentary glass of Champagne for $70 per person (tax and gratuity not included).  Those who want to ring in the New Year with late night beer and cocktails, can swing by City Tap House for some late night fun, which includes a premium open bar, live music and a Champagne toast at Midnight.  Tickets for the late night celebration are priced at $40 per person, (exclusive of tax and gratuity) for premium open bar only, or $100 per person, (exclusive of tax and gratuity) to enjoy the three-course dinner and the premium open bar.  Open bar will be available from 10 p.m. to 12 Midnight and a live DJ will play music from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.
The historic Old Ebbitt Grill, located adjacent to the White House at 675 15th Street, NW, 20005, will showcase festive holiday specials in addition to their regular a la carte menu on New Year’ Eve.  Old Ebbitt Grill will be open for regular hours on New Year’s Eve, Wednesday, December 31st, and New Year’s Day, Thursday, January 1st from 7:30 a.m. to 2 a.m.  For more information and reservations visit www.ebbitt.com.  Old Ebbitt Grill will also be hosting a New Year’s Eve dance party with DJ Charity, who will spin a mix of House, ‘80s, Indie Rock and Oldies to enrich the lively evening.  Music begins at 9:30 p.m.  Cost is $99 per person and includes a premier open bar and heavy hors d’oeuvres and an assortment of mini desserts.  At Midnight, guests will enjoy a balloon drop and complimentary Champagne toast.  Tickets are non-refundable and can be purchased at https://ebbittnye2015.eventfarm.com/.
The Red Carpet Affair at Arena Stage, 1101 6th St SW, Washington, DC, will take place on December 31, 2013 from 9:00PM to 2:00AM.  The All Inclusive night includes:
  • Access to Project NYE DC’s A Red Carpet Affair
  • FIVE HOUR open bar
  • Numerous stationed bar areas (No waiting in lines)
  • Gourmet dinner buffet areas
  • Multiple party zones
  • Spectacular views of the river
  • Heated/tented patio
  • Massive midnight celebration
  • Amazing DJ lineup
  • Dazzling light displays
  • Grand champagne toast
  • Elaborate decorations and party favors
  • Over a thousand of your closest friends
  • Early ticket pick-up (get in quicker)
  • and much more!
For more information on this event visit www.redcarpetaffairdc.com. JKGF readers get a $10 discount when you use promo code: SAVE10REDCARPET.
Second State, the Pennsylvania-themed farm-to-table restaurant located at 1831 M Street, NW, 20036, will offer a four-course prix fixe menu New Year’s Eve.  Second State’s prix fixe menu is priced at $69.99 per person (tax and gratuity not included), and includes unlimited open bar until 12 Midnight.  Reservations are recommended.  New Year’s Eve hours are form 5 p.m. to 1 a.m.  For additional information, please call (202) 466-3010 or visit www.SecondStatedc.com.
Honorary Mention (For those of us looking to make this an all night kinda thang…):

The Dupont Circle Hotel’s urban-inspired Dupont Ballroom is where guests will dance the year away with DJ Wolf Detrix and DJ Messi spinning the hottest tunes. Top shelf bars and passed hors d’oeuvres prepared by Executive Chef David Fritsche will keep the libations flowing and the food aplenty. For $145 (taxes and fees included), a General Admission ticket includes open bar and assorted hors d’oeuvres from 9:30pm-1:30am. Guests can also ‘Take the Elevator Home’ with room nights starting at $259.00 + tax per night or a special experience with ‘Light Up the Night’ Room Package that includes two General Admission tickets, guest room at The Dupont Circle Hotel and a 2pm late checkout on January 1.

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Johnna French is a Harlem NY native with deep roots in Panama, Washington, DC and North Carolina. All four places have heavily influenced her life and the foods she loves today. After graduating Howard University School of Law and beginning her life as a young professional in the city she was led to start Johnna Knows Good Food in November 2007 to keep family, friends and colleagues updated on where to go and what to eat while dining in the nation’s capitol. French, who still practices law, leads a team of three writers to cover the ever expanding Washington, DC food scene. French has been featured in print and television, appearing in Washingtonian Magazine and is a regular contributor to various local TV affiliates including WUSA 9, FOX 5 DC and WJLA (ABC Affiliate) News Channel 8. During the 2016-2017 football season, Johnna aired on Comcast Sports Mid-Atlantic (CSN) show, Redskins Life, as the weekly tailgate host. Johnna is currently a regular contributor to the FOX Baltimore Weekend morning show.

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