Have you procrastinated and not yet made plans for New Year’s Eve? Need an event that is vegan friendly? Not to worry. There are still plenty of vegan friendly establishments taking reservations. Whether you are looking for a casual setting or something a litter fancier, there are several options to choose from. Here is the Ultimate Vegan Guide to New Year’s Eve in LA.
On Thursday, December 31st Crossroads will offer a special tasting menu. There will be an early seating at 6pm and a late seating at 8:30pm. The late seating will include a Champagne toast at midnight as the ball drops in Time Square. Website.
“This year for New Year’s Eve, Gracias Madre is preparing a 100% organic, plant-based mushroom tasting menu with everything from stuffed portobello en Croix with lion’s mane to pastel con chocolate y reishi with coffee cashew cream, chocolate reishi ganache and mezcal syrup. The West Hollywood Mexican hotspot will offer in addition to the four-course tasting menu from Executive Chef Chandra Gilbert, a “Fungus Among Us” mushroom cocktail pairing from acclaimed Beverage Director Jason Eisner featuring Amantillado sherry infused with shitake mushrooms, house mulled Spanish vermouth, mezcal espadin, housemade, truffle bitters, orange oil, and sparkling wine Sopa de Hongos.” -CBS Los Angles. Website.
Sage Vegan Bistro
New Year’s Eve Pre-Game with Sage. They are offering a special entree of Maple Glazed Cauliflower topped with buttery mushrooms, wasabi garlic mashed potatoes and finger tamari kale. Comes with two more courses including cocktail. Last seating is at 9:30 and the entire regular menu is also available for dine in OR to-go!
New Years day, Sage will be offering an all you can eat brunch buffet. Website
Plant Food and Wine
Mud Hen Tavern
Full A la Carte Menu Available or Build Your Own Prix-Fixe. Menu
Mohawk Bend will host an ALL NIGHT HAPPY HOUR celebration with $4.50 craft beers and food specials – vegan and non-vegan. No RSVP necessary but recommended for large parties. Last call 12:30am. Website.
Sun Cafe will be offering a special 5 course menu. Website.
Golden Road Brewery
“For a more casual and affordable New Year’s celebration, Golden Road Brewing will offer a $50 four-course that comes with a pour of their brandy-aged Gingerbread Stout. Revelers will enjoy live music and a complimentary toast at midnight.” – Eater LA Website.
“In addition to a festive pre-fixe menu to kick off 2016, Estrella is also offering this vegan menu option with bold flavors for New Year’s Eve. Guests will begin dinner with a wild rice puffed cracker with tomato olive jam and pickled chile; followed by Fuyu carpaccio with sub macadamia nut cheese; roasted squash with no parm; black truffle – sweet potato dumpling, stewed black kale, kombu – tomato broth; and candied crab apple, cinnamon – whiskey sorbet and warm pear butter for dessert.” – CBS Los Angeles More Info
Southern Fried Vegan
Offering New Years Catering. More info.
Native Foods Cafe
Native Foods will be serving their regular menu. Website.
Hugos will be offering a special holiday feast. Menu and details.
Shogin will be serving a special sushi tasting (8 kinds of half sushi rolls for $55) at Culver City and special tasting menu at Downtown. Facebook info.
Other restaurants that will be open and serving their regular menu,.
Follow Your Heart. Open until 6pm. Website.
Doomies. Facebook Page.
One Veg World. Website.
Little Pine. Website.