cleveland nye happenings (and other news)

This post will be updated as news come in. And if you hear of any New Year’s Eve specials, please share.


  • Chef Eric added a special tequila dinner (5 courses paired with tequila) at 7:30 p.m. for $40 per person. I went to the last one and enjoyed every bite. It’s a great deal and makes for a fun evening. Also, look for Momocho to be featured in the March issue of Bon Appetit.

Sarava on Shaker Square

  • Dinner will be served from 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.; salsa and Brazilian dance rhythms, dance floor and live percussion from 10 p.m. – 2 a.m. Midnight drawing for a trip for two to Rio.


  • Two dinner seatings, 6:30/7 p.m. and 9:30/10 p.m., for a 7 course Iron Chef-themed dinner. Click here for the menu. The cost is $125 per person.

Touch Supper Club

  • Two seatings, $55 per person for 5 courses prepared by new Chef Jeff Fisher. Fisher has previously worked as executive chef for Sushi Rock, Johnny’s, Snickers and Martini’s. In addition to Touch, he is also working with the Chef’s Garden & Culinary Vegetable Institute in Huron to assist with menu planning and private dinners. You can also find him in Chicago later this month as a guest chef to Charlie Trotter.
  • To celebrate the new chef, Touch is featuring two special dinners: A beer dinner featuring 5 courses on 12/15 for $40 per person; and a Christmas Story Dinner complete with Peking Duck on 12/22 for $30 per person.

Light Bistro

  • Two seatings, $100 per person for 6 courses (most courses will offer a selection to choose from); champagne toast.

Bar Cento

  • Two seatings – 8 p.m. and 10 p.m., 4 courses prepared by Chef Jonathon Sawyer, $88

Bier Market

  • Food buffet from 9 p.m. – 10 p.m. and all you can drink cocktails/beer/wine from 9 p.m. – midnight, $60

Crop Bistro

  • Two seatings – 6/6:30 p.m. and 9/9:30 p.m., 6 courses, $80 per person. Items include oysters and eggs, swordfish pot roast, grilled stuffed lobster and pan roasted venison loin or truffled mushroom tarte tatin plus dessert.