Christmas is right around the corner and there are quite a few restaurants that want to bring you some good ol' Christmas cheer. Don't spend your holiday slaving over a stove when you could be relaxing at some of the city's best food joints instead. Check out some awesome deals going on over the holidays!
Sushisamba will be offering a delectable Christmas menu that will be available on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day from 12pm-12am. Their menu draws inspiration from Japan, Brazil, and Peru. Tempt your taste buds with Japanese Beer Steamed Mussels, Sansho Pepper-Seared Steak, and more, along with their Floco de Neve Cocktail ($11, leblon cachaca, fresh coconut milk, lychee syrup, simple syrup).
If you are hankering some good ol' Portugese, check out Alfama's four course prix fixe menu, featuring deep fried octopus, goat and venison, among other delicious dishes. There will also be a traditional Portuguese dessert buffet along with an a la carte menu. Head down on Chrismas Eve (11am-4pm, 5pm-12am) and Christmas Day (2-10pm) to take advantage of this deal!
Loreley Williamsburg will be launching their first ever pop-up Christmas Market on December 10th. Enjoy it over to successive weekends (December 10, 11, 17, 18) from 12-5pm with plenty of vendors to satisfy your every need. There will be more than a dozen Brooklyn-based vendors, selling crafts, food (Spoonable caramel sauces), drinks (Bitter & Esters beer making kits), clothing, jewelry, and much more! Snack on traditional German dishes and mulled wine while you enjoy live bands and all the festivities.
If you want to stick to dishes closer to home, head to Andaz 5th Avenue for their festive holiday menu on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day from 5-9pm. The holiday menu is $65 for adults and $30 for children. They are putting gourmet spins on holiday classics, such as winter chestnut soup, sea salt crusted prime rib, and more. Don't skimp out on dessert either -- Eggnog Bombe and Gingerbread Cake will leave you full 'n' satisfied!
Feast on some X-mas brunch from 1-10pm at Wall & Water. With tons of variety, you can't go wrong. There will be a children's lounge so that the wee ones can enjoy fun activities, games and entertainment. There will be family portraits offered as complimentary giveaways, as well.