Weekend food events: holiday edition 2017

BAD SANTA: Need somewhere to eat and drink the holidays away? We got you.
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Thursday December 21, 2017 05:20 pm EST
Where to eat, drink, and pass out ... err, be merry


Second Self Beer Company Dec. 22, 2017, 4-9 p.m. Big Apple Ale Release Party Second Self Beer Company and Urban Tree Cidery are celebrating the release of their collaboration brew, Big Apple Ale. Second Self is also partnering with Toys for Tots to give back this holiday season, so bring in a toy to receive a free pint. Details


Reformation Brewery Dec. 23, 2017, 12-10 p.m. Christmas Adam Reformation Brewery will host Christmas Adam, a pre-Christmas Eve event complete with friends, family, and the brewery's seasonal stout, Scout. Cousin's Maine Lobster Truck will provide the eats. Details

Mandarin Oriental Dec. 23, 2017,5-10 p.m. It's A Wonderful Life Screening This is the best holiday movie ever made. Fight us. Sip champagne, mulled wine, and hot chocolate in the hotel's winter garden, featuring holiday snacks and cozy fire pits for roasting s'mores. Entry is free and food and drinks are priced a la carte. The film screening takes place at 7 p.m. Details


Davio's Dec. 24, 2017, 5-10 p.m. The Feast of the Seven Fishes Celebrate a deeply rooted Italian Christmas tradition at Davio's. The three-course meal centered around the Feast of the Seven Fishes will be available alongside the?? la carte menu. Details

Food 101 Dec. 24, 2017, 5:30-9 p.m. Christmas Eve at Food 101 Food 101 will feature plenty of holiday specials on Christmas Eve, from brunch through dinner, with starters like braised beef short rib petite wellingtons and main courses including crab stuffed lobster tail with asparagus gratin. Details

Southern Art Dec. 24, 2017, 5:30-10 p.m. Christmas Eve at Southern Art The folks at Southern Art will be serving up a four-course Christmas Eve dinner. Guests can look forward to a variety of southern dishes crafted by chef de cuisine David Bartlett. Details

Taverna Dec. 24, 2017, 5-10 p.m. Christmas Eve Dinner at Taverna Taverna will be open for dinner on Christmas Eve, serving the regular dinner menu with holiday-inspired additions, like roasted butternut squash soup and branzino.  Details


Hampton + Hudson Dec. 25, 2017,6 p.m. - 2:30 a.m., Second Annual Bo' Ling Chop Suey Palace Inspired by the holiday classic A Christmas Story, Hampton + Hudson is overhauling their usual offerings to serve a special Chinese menu all evening for dine-in or take-out. The Christmas comedy (and football!) will be playing on TVs, and holiday cheer will be all around. Details

Livingston Restaurant + Bar Dec. 25, 2017, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Christmas Day Brunch Buffet Head to Livingston to celebrate the spirit of Christmas with a brunch buffet. Enjoy treats like peach brioche French toast and savory items like house-made biscuits and sausage gravy. Details

Southern Art Dec. 25, 2017, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Christmas Day Brunch at Southern Art Southern Art will celebrate the peak of the holidays with a brunch spread featuring a variety of buffet stations, a build-your-own cocoa station, and more. Details

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