Here's a collection of all of Eater's holiday dining guides, plus a few maps that cover the great Chinese food finds of NYC, and info about where to eat at the airport. Have a happy holiday weekend.
Holiday Dining Guides: Where to Eat on Christmas Eve · Where to Eat on Christmas Day · The Last-Minute Christmas Reservation Guide · 12 of NYC's Must-Try New Winter Cocktails · The Manhattan Heatmap · The Brooklyn Heatmap · The Eater 38 · The Brunch Heatmap
Chinese Food: The Ultimate New York City Chinese Food Glossary · Robert Sietsema's Off the Beaten Track Chinatown · Manhattan Chinatown's 12 Oldest Eateries · 14 New York Chinese Food Finds From Eater Readers · Eddie Huang's Chinatown Secrets · Joe Ng Makes Chinatown Brasserie's Soup Dumplings · A Day in the Life of Buddakan Dim Sum Chef Ben Zhou · Legend Upper West Side · Who Goes There?: An Eclectic Crowd at Great N.Y. Noodletown · Eddie Huang and Jezebel to Serve Chinese Christmas Feast
A few other dining specials to check out:
Louro — David Santos's new West Village restaurant will serve a prix fixe dinner inspired by the classic holiday movie Christmas Vacation on Christmas Eve. There will be two seatings: the first at 5:30 p.m. will feature a $65 three-course dinner, while the second at 9 p.m. will have an $85 five-course tasting menu.
Ken & Cook — This casual American restaurant is serving a special prix fixe dinner menu on both Christmas Day and Christmas Eve. The three-course meal is $59 per person, and will be available from 6 p.m. to 12 a.m. on Monday and from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday. Check out the menu here.
Wong — Chef Simpson Wong's Asian fusion restaurant will be open on Christmas Eve with a festive offering of oysters and champagne. The restaurant will also be serving up its regular dinner menu all night long.
Dear Bushwick — This new Bushwick restaurant is putting an English spin on Christmas Eve dinner with a traditional English roast. The four-course dinner is $50 per person, not including drinks, but a complimentary glass of sparkling cider is offered as part of the meal. Take a look at the full menu here.
Gallagher's Steakhouse — This 85-year-old steakhouse is set to close its doors in January, so what better time to get one final taste? On Christmas Day, the restaurant will offer a $60 three-course menu featuring hearty dishes like tomato bisque soup, roasted turkey with a chestnut stuffing and mashed potatoes, and bread pudding. Gallagher's classic steaks and regular menu will also be available.
Grand Central Oyster Bar — The New York oyster institution is serving a special Feast of the Seven Fishes meal on Christmas Eve, complete with wine pairings. The meal will be available for both lunch and dinner, and will be served a la carte. For reservations, call the restaurant at 212-490-6650.
Bill's — John DeLucie's new Midtown steakhouse will be open on Christmas Eve serving up it's regular menu. The Crown Group Hospitality other restaurants, Crown and The Lion, will be offering their normal menu on Monday night as well.
Jimmy's No. 43 — Jimmy Carbone's East Village joint is teaming up with Wandering Star Brewing Co. again this year for the annual Christmas/post-Hanukkah dinner. From 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Christmas Day, guests will enjoy a family-style holiday feast of all-you-can-eat meats, sides, and desserts with beer, wine, and hard cider available for purchase. Tickets are $25.
La Mangeoire — This cozy Midtown restaurant will serve a French Christmas feast on Christmas Day from 12 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The three-course prix fixe dinner costs $49 per person, with kids under twelve eating for just $30. Take a look at the menu here.
Rosa Mexicano — All three New York locations of this Mexican mini-chain will be saying feliz navidad with a special $45 prix fixe menu. The three-course dinner includes a festive cocktail and complimentary family-style side dishes. Check out the full menu, which will also be available a la carte, here.