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Dallas Dining Options for Christmas

Below is a list of area restaurants offering special Christmas dining menus. And take out menus as well.

Canary Café
Join Chef/Owner Gorji of Canary Café on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and after for special menus to celebrate the season.  Reservations are recommended by calling 972.503.7080.  A la carte menu is also available.

Christmas Eve Three-Course Dinner – adults $25, children under twelve $14 (plus tax & gratuity):
Field greens with pomegranate champagne vinaigrette
Choice of turkey or pork chop with pomegranate citrus sauce with pistachio fig dressing, mashed potatoes and vegetables
Choice of pumpkin or pecan pie

Christmas Day & Saturday – 1/2 off Steak & Shrimp – $22 (regularly $44)
•        8 oz. Prime Beef Tenderloin & Grilled Shrimp
•        Gnocchi with Gorgonzola Creme Sauce
•        Grilled Vegetables

Thursday, December 24, 2009 from 5– 9:30 p.m.

Friday, December 25 and Saturday, December 26, 2009 from 5 – 9:30 p.m.

Craft Dallas Christmas Day Menu

Prix Fixe Menu – $85 per person / $45 for children
Available December 25 from 2 to 8 p.m.

First Course
Endive Salad, Balsamic Onions and Roquefort Blue Cheese
Mixed Baby Lettuces and Sherry Vinaigrette
House Made Charcuterie

Main Course – choice of
Roasted Quail and Cranberry
Roasted Sirloin, Braised Beef Short Rib and Bernaise Sauce
Yellowfin Tuna and Apple
Black Cod, Savoy Cabbage and American Caviar
Chestnut Ravioli, Celery Root and Black Truffle

Side Dishes
Assortment of Winter Vegetables
Assortment of Mushrooms
Potato Puree

Dessert
Ice Cream & Sorbet Sampler

W Dallas – Victory
2440 Victory Park Lane
Dallas, TX 75219
Phone: 214.397.4111

Toulouse Café and Bar
Christmas Menu

APPETIZER
Chestnut Custard, Brown Butter, Sautéed Apples and Crispy Bacon
$10.00

SOUP
Butternut Squash Velouté and Sage Crème Fraîche
$8.00

SALAD
Roasted Pear, Pomegranate and Endive Salad with Sherry-Dijon Vinaigrette
$9.00

FISH
Seared Scallops and Butter Poached Lobster
with Roasted Chanterelles, Braised Leeks and Parsnip Mousseline
$29.00

MEAT
Baked Ham en Brioche with Du Puy Lentils and Horseradish Cream
$22.00

DESSERTS
$9.00
Bûche De Noël
Génoise Cake and Chocolate Butter cream “Yule Log”
or
Sticky Toffee Pudding with Caramel Sauce

Available Christmas Eve until 11:00pm and Christmas Day 10:00am to 10:00pm
3314 Knox Street
214-520-8999
ToulouseCafeandBar.com

Tre Amici Prime Steakhouse & Seafood
Celebrate Christmas Eve

December 24, 2009
5:00 pm-9:00 pm
$49 per person
25% of all wines by the bottle
*Happy Hour 5 pm-7 pm in the bar
Reservations suggested

Four course Christmas Eve Dinner
~ Starter ~
Ceviche
Traditional South American Ceviche with a Mediterranean influence
~ Salad ~
Steakhouse Chopped Salad
Romaine and Iceberg Lettuce Tossed with Carrots, Red Cabbage, Bacon, Egg, Beets, Blue Cheese,
Candied Pecans and Raspberry Vinaigrette
~ Main Course ~
Roast Prime Rib with Beef Au Jus
14oz Prime Rib Served With Mash Potatoes, Au Jus and Horseradish
~ Dessert ~
Mixed Berries with Pama Zabaglione
Or
Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake
*Happy Hour in the bar— $5 martinis, $3 beers, $5 well drinks, half off wines by the glass
Full menu also available

The Mansion Restaurant Menu
Christmas Eve and Christmas Day 2009

First courses
Chestnut soup, crisp shallots and chives
Radicchio and green leaf salad, maytag blue cheese, fresh figs and walnut vinaigrette

Poached gulf prawns, petite greens, citrus vinaigrette

Warm oysters with caviar cream

Venison carpaccio, mache greens and pecorino cheese

Potato gnocchi with wild mushrooms and white truffle foam

Foie gras torchon, toasted brioche and huckleberry gastrique

Smoked Bandera quail stuffed with apples and pecans, petite green salad

Entrée courses

Roasted pheasant, trumpet mushrooms, brussel sprouts, mushroom cream

Prime filet mignon, roasted fennel, pomme puree and red currant-onion compote

Salmon on horseradish apples, celery root cream and julienne vegetables

Rack of Colorado lamb, cannelini beans and roasted baby carrots

Pan roasted halibut, butternut squash, broccolini, and toasted hazelnuts

Corriander crusted monkfish with Lobster minestrone

Prosciutto wrapped Veal loin, fingerling potatoes, baby beets and sage demiglace

Charlie Palmer at the Joule

2009 Christmas Day Menu

HOURS OF OPERATION/SEATINGS

Brunch 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Dinner 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
PRICING
Brunch $55 prix fixe
Dinner $75 prix fixe
$35 for kids 12 & under for both services

AMUSE BOUCHE

pumpkin arancine
Brunch
FIRST COURSE SELECTIONS

BIBB LETTUCE SALAD

pickled yellow foot mushrooms / bacon-wrapped cipollini

POTATO SOUP

celery crusted scallop / purple potato / black garlic

TOAD IN A HOLE

brioche / sunny side egg / pork sausage /  peppered egg crème fraiche

“WALDORF” SALAD

apple / celery / walnut / mixed greens / crème fraiche vinaigrette

EGGS ANY STYLE
potato shallot cake / baby green salad

MAIN COURSE SELECTIONS

EGGS BENEDICT

grilled pork loin / spinach / poached egg / hollandaise

roasted garlic / celery english muffin

BONE IN RIB EYE

bone marrow ragout  / braised potato / au poive sauce

CRISP SEA BASS

butternut squash / balsamic brown butter

PAIN PERDU

pan fried cherries / whipped cream

PANCAKE STACK

choice of one

strawberry, banana, blueberry / maple syrup

SEARD OPAH
clementine / caviar crème fraiche / creamer potato
(add fresh black truffles to any first or second course $25 supplement)

SIDES

POTATO STEW

bacon / olives / mushroom / onion

SAUTÉED GREEN BEANS

pork belly / roasted garlic

WILD MUSHROOM RAGOUT

brown butter / shallot

BRUSSELS SPROUTS

garlic

POMME PUREE
SCRAMBLED EGGS
DESSERT

PFEFFERNUSSE
powdered sugar / hot chocolate / anise caramel

CHOCOLATE TERINNE

candied clementine and cranberries / milk tuile

SPICE PLUM PUDDING

rum butter / caster sugar / fior de crema

Dinner

FIRST COURSE SELECTIONS
BIBB LETTUCE SALAD

pickled yellow foot mushrooms / bacon-wrapped cipollini
POTATO SOUP
celery crusted scallop / purple potato / black garlic
“WALDORF” SALAD
apple / celery / walnut / mixed greens / crème fraiche vinaigrette

FOIE GRAS COUNTRY PATE
pear chutney /upland cress / port reduction / brioche
COLORADO LAMB RAGOUT
wild mushrooms / gnocchi / pecorino
MAIN COURSE SELECTIONS
VEAL OSSOBUCO
orange / carrot risotto
SEARED OPAH
clementine / caviar crème fraiche / creamer potato
BONE IN RIB EYE
bone marrow ragout  / braised potato / au poive sauce
PIG AND FIG
roasted pork tenderloin / sweet spiced port figs / rosemary
PHEASANT TAJINE
marjoram root vegetables / roasted garlic poultry jus

CRISP SEA BASS

butternut squash / balsamic brown butter

(add fresh black truffles to any first or second course $25 supplement)

SIDES
POTATO STEW
bacon / olives / mushroom / onion

SAUTÉED GREEN BEANS
pork belly / roasted garlic

WILD MUSHROOM RAGOUT
brown butter / shallot
BRUSSELS SPROUTS
garlic
POMME PUREE

DESSERT

PFEFFERNUSSE
powdered sugar / hot chocolate / anise caramel

CHOCOLATE TERINNE
candied clementine and cranberries / milk tuile

SPICE PLUM PUDDING

rum butter / caster sugar / fior de crema

2009 Christmas Eve Menu

HOURS OF OPERATION/SEATINGS
5:30 pm – 10:30 pm

PRICING
ala carte with specials
AMUSE BOUCHE
pumpkin arancine

FIRST COURSE SELECTIONS
BIBB LETTUCE SALAD
pickled yellow foot mushrooms / bacon-wrapped cipollini 12
COLORADO LAMB RAGOUT
wild mushrooms / gnocchi / pecorino 15
MAIN COURSE SELECTIONS
PIG AND FIG
roasted pork tenderloin / sweet spiced port figs / rosemary 36
CRISP SEA BASS
butternut squash / balsamic brown butter 30

DESSERT
SPICE PLUM PUDDING
rum butter / caster sugar / fior de crema 9

Warwick Melrose Hotel

Christmas 2009
Assorted Breads, Rolls, Croissants, and Muffins
Beginnings
Seasonal Fresh Fruit & Artisan Cheese Display
Charred Thai Beef Wok Salad
Spinach Salad with Roasted Pine Nuts and Sherry Vinaigrette
Organic Mixed Greens & Caesar Salad Display, Balsamic, Ranch and Caesar Dressings
Fragola, Roasted Tomato, Black Olive, Duck and Pecorino Romano Cheese Salad
Penne’ & Ratatouille Salad
Seasonal Grilled Vegetable Crudités’ with Appropriate Dipping Sauce
Cucumber, Sweet Red Onion, Tomato, Wild Oregano Salad
Smoked Salmon with Traditional Garnishes, Dark Bread and Miniature Bagels

Seafood Displayed on Ice
Chilled Jumbo Gulf Shrimp with Traditional Cocktail Sauce
Iced Snow Crab Claws Sweet Mustard Sauce

Entrée’s
Grilled Chicken Breast with Fontina Polenta and Melted Shallot Sauce
Pan Fried Rainbow Trout with Caper and Lemon Butter sauce with Cous Cous
Pesto Roasted Pork Loin with Parmesan Polenta, Roast Tomato Infused Demi
Four Cheese Ravioli with Brown sage Butter
Chive Whipped Potatoes
Fresh Young Green Beans with Caramelized Sweet Onions
Indian Corn Pudding
Traditional Eggs Benedict
Sausage and Apple Wood Smoked Bacon

Action Stations
Virginia Baked Honey Glazed Ham with assorted Mustards & Country Biscuits
Roast Baron of Beef with Texas Horseradish Chantilly and Au Jus
Made to Order Omelet & Panatone French Toast

For the Young Ones
Crispy Parmesan Chicken Tenders
Macaroni and Cheese
Peanut Butter and Jelly
Assorted Sweets

Grand Dessert Display
Chocolate Covered Strawberries
Traditional Tortes, Cakes and Tarts
Assorted Seasonal Pies
Holiday Yule Logs
Assorted Miniature French pastry
White Chocolate, Strawberry Bread Pudding
Christmas Cookies
Assorted Truffles

Seating from: 11am- 2:30 pm.
Adults: $55 per person (excluding tax & Gratuity)
Children 5yrs.-12yrs. $24 (excluding tax & gratuity)
Children under the age of five dine with our compliments
For Reservations, Please Call: (214) 224-3152
Warwickmelrosedallas.com

THE GRAPE

Join in The Grape tradition of Christmas Eve dinner featuring holiday inspired fare and offering 1/3-off all wines and champagne by the bottle.  Doors open early at 5pm.
Reservations are recommended for both evenings.  Located at 2808 Greenville Avenue, The Grape is open for dinner nightly at 5:30pm and Sunday Brunch. For reservations and more information visit the website at www.thegraperestaurant.com, or call 214-828-1981.  Complimentary valet parking always provided.

It’s Not Too Late For TJ’s Christmas Take Out

We are still taking Christmas take out orders until Mon Dec 21! See menu below.
Christmas Lobster Sale

NEW ANNOUNCEMENT: We just got the market price for lobster. We can offer a CHRISTMAS LOBSTER SALE!  Lobster only 15.99/lb all Christmas week!  Advance orders only. If you already placed an order you will get that price.

“1/2″ Beef Tenderloins

If you are buying a whole beef tenderloin, and are worried that you don’t have enough beef, we will have “1/2″ tenderloins that we can add to your order.  The “1/2″ tenderloins will be priced like whole tenderloins (usually they are more per lb if you don’t get the whole tender).
Quicker Lines This Year

We hope everyone noticed shorter waits at Thanksgiving this year. We think lines will move faster for Christmas, too. We don’t want you to wait in line any more than you do, we assure you.

Tj’s will have two registers set up, one for cash transactions only.

If you are getting a seared & seasoned tenderloin, it will be fine if you pick up on Wednesday for Christmas Eve. Avoid the Thursday rush!

If you are getting something frozen like a baked brie, shrimp & lobster enchiladas or lobster tails, or stocking stuffers like Praline Mustard Glaze, come get them this week or on Monday or Tuesday. Avoid the lines altogether!

Please note: Wednesday & Thursday, we may not be able to do time-intensive tasks like oysters on the half shell or RAW peeled & deveined shrimp if you did not order in advance.

For those that arrive at 10am trying beat the line, that is one of the most crowded times of the day. Everyone has the same idea as you!  If you don’t need your food early, we think you’ll have a shorter wait later in the day.
HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM OUR FAMILY TO YOURS!

Orders available for pick up
Mon – Thurs, Sat – Sun
(closed Christmas)

PLEASE ORDER BY MON DEC 21

Appetizers

Baked Brie Stuffed with Fruits & Nuts
Serves 4-8…22.99

Jumbo Snow Crab Claws…30.99 / lb

Scallops Wrapped in Bacon…22.99 / doz

Marinated Crab Fingers…26.99 / lb

Seafood Enchiladas…8.99

TJ’s Savory Stuffed Mushrooms
Spinach & artichoke…14.99 / doz
Crab stuffing…16.99 / doz

TJ’s Crabcakes
Appetizer…3.99/ea
Dinner…6.99/ea
Maryland…9.99/ea

Fine Caviars & Bilinis…Mkt Price

Bake At Home Puff Pastries (14.99 – 20.99 / doz)
Mushroom Profiteroles
Shrimp & Dill Puffs
Lobster Triangles
Black Bean Empanadas
Brie, Pear & Almond Flowers
Spinach & Pesto Puff

Platters

TJ’s Famous Cooked Shrimp Platter
Plattered…25.99 / lb
Bagged…22.99 / lb

Smoked Salmon Platter
Hickory OR Nova Lox w/ decorative cream cheese & fixings
Large serves 10-16…84.00
Small serves 4-8…42.00

Crudités Platter
Fresh vegetables with two dips
Large serves 20-25…55.00
Small serves 10-15…35.00

Fresh Fruit and Cheese Platter
Large serves 10-16…70.00
Small serves 6-8…40.00

Soups (5.99/pt)

Seafood Gumbo
Clam Chowder
Lobster Bisque

Holiday Entrées

Oven Roasted Turkey Breast…12.99 / lb

Glazed Boneless Chicken Breasts…6.99 / ea

***CHRISTMAS SPECIAL***
Maine Lobsters…15.99 / lb
Live or steamed & cracked (Tails also avail)

Beef Tenderloin (Whole tenderloin)…17.99 / lb
No charge for trimming or seared & seasoned

Herb Seasoned Rack Of Lamb…22.99 / lb
Caren’s Seafood Casserole (Family Recipe!)
Serves 6-8
Shrimp & Scallop…55.00
Shrimp & Lump Crab…60.00
TJ’s Poached Or Grilled Salmon
Wild King (31.99 / lb) or North Atlantic(18.99 / lb)
With Cucumber Dill Sauce or Tangy Apricot Glaze
Sides
Vegetables (Feed 6…16.99)
Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Creamed Spinach
Corn Pudding
Glazed Carrots
Green Beans w/ Almonds
Sweet Potato Casserolew/ Streusel Topping

Potato Cakes…1.99 ea
Twice Baked Potatoes…2.99 ea

Christmas Traditions

Cornbread & Herb Dressing…16.00
Oyster Dressing…20.00
Plain Gravy…..3.99 / pt
w/ Giblets…….4.99 / pt
Fresh Cranberry Relish…6.99 / pt
Sourdough Baguette…3.99 ea

Holiday Desserts

Double Fudge Chocolate Cake
Double Layer…40.00

Pumpkin Pie Crumble Cake
Large serves 10-12…38.00
Small serves 4-6…20.00
Pecan Fudge Cake…40.00
Chocolate Molten Lava Cakes…5.95
Busche De Noel (Yule Log)…40.00
Eggnog Bundt Cake with Rum Glaze…36.00
Pumpkin Bread…12.00
Thanksgiving Pies…18.00
Pumpkin / Sugar Free Pumpkin / Pecan
Cherry / Apple / Strawberry-Rhubarb
Assorted Holiday Mini French Pastries…1.99 ea

Dragonfly Restaurant and Lounge

Celebrate Christmas Dinner with Dragonfly at Hotel ZaZa
Dragonfly and Executive Chef Grant Morgan are serving up Christmas Dinner in style at Hotel ZaZa.  Treat yourself this holiday season with a four-course prix fixe Christmas dining experience. Priced at $75.00 per person and $50 for children 12 and under, the meal includes a choice of Appetizer, Soup & Salad, Entrée and Dessert.
Christmas Day, Friday, December 25, 2009

11:00 am to 8:00 pm
Hotel ZaZa

2332 Leonard Street

Dallas, Texas 75201

www.hotelzazadallas.com

214-550-9500
MENU:
Appetizers

Baby Root Vegetable Ragout – Sage-Brown Butter & Aged Sherry Vinegar

Black Tie Sea Scallops – Black Truffles

Braised Veal Cheek-Pumpkin Gnocchi – Mini Brioche Croutons & Parmesan

Soup & Salad
Caramelized Onion Cream Soup – Garlic Cruton
Baby Arugula Salad- Cranberry & Blood Orange Vinaigrette

Entrees

Double Pork Chop – Potato Gratin, Pancetta Haricot Verts & Vermont Maple Glaze
Duck a l’Orange – Blood Orange & White Asparagus
Australian Lamb Loin – Butternut Squash Risotto, Brussel Sprouts & Pearl Onion Demi
Pan Roasted Skate Wing – Israeli Couscous, Red Pepper Coulis
Dessert
Sweet Potato Pecan Pie
Pear & Cherry Phyllo Purses
Advance reservations recommended, please call 214-550-9500.
Cibus
A LITTLE WARMTH FOR THE HOLIDAYS AT CIBUS

When you’re shopping at Northpark this holiday season,
drop into Cibus for our newest Holiday Specialty:
Pumpkin Pie Lattes
Gingerbread Lattes
Peppermint Mocha Lattes
Nothing tastes more like the holidays.
8787 N. Central Expressway
Northpark Center
214-692-0001

BIJOUX
Take Home Christmas Dinner

Main Dishes       (4-6 people, tenderloin serves 6-8 people)
Scottish Salmon Wellington (tarragon crème fraîche)                 $135
Slow Braised Short Ribs (braising jus)                        $145
Crown Rack of Lamb (rosemary-mint sauce)                    $175
Marinated Beef Tenderloin (green peppercorn sauce)                $215

Bijoux Christmas Side Package       (serves 4-6 People)                $120
Green Bean, Cranberry and Walnut Salad
Scalloped Potatoes
Truffled Macaroni and Cheese
Roasted Broccolini
Dinner Rolls
Eight Inch Cheesecake
Chocolate Yule Log

A la Carte    (serves 4-6 people)
Green Bean, Cranberry and Walnut Salad                        $22
Scalloped Potatoes                                    $22
Truffled Macaroni and Cheese                            $32
Roasted Broccolini                                    $22
Dinner Rolls                                        $12
Eight Inch Cheesecake                                $18
Chocolate Yule Log                                    $18

Please have orders in by Saturday December 19th
Pick-up will be December 23rd between 11am and 9:30pm and December 24th between 11am and 6pm
Heating and cooking instructions will be included

Custom menus available upon request
Christmas Celebration
$49 per person / $20 for wine pairings
first course
mixed greens
sherry, almonds, dates    shrimp bisque
saffron froth, preserved lemon
duck confit risotto
wild mushrooms, parmesan reggiano

second course
lamb loin chop
candy striped beets, asparagus    diver scallops
celery root, haricot vert
pancetta
cornish game hen
butternut squash, brussels sprouts

third course
chocolate hazelnut bomb
espresso ice cream, huckleberries    cranberry apple tart
white chocolate ice cream, candied orange
pumpkin crème brulee
spiced apple cider, gingersnap cookies

The Second Floor

Christmas Celebration
$49 per person / $20 for wine pairings
first course
mixed greens
sherry, almonds, dates    shrimp bisque
saffron froth, preserved lemon
duck confit risotto
wild mushrooms, parmesan reggiano
second course
lamb loin chop
candy striped beets, asparagus    diver scallops
celery root, haricot vert
pancetta
cornish game hen
butternut squash, brussels sprouts

third course
chocolate hazelnut bomb
espresso ice cream, huckleberries    cranberry apple tart
white chocolate ice cream, candied orange
pumpkin crème brulee
spiced apple cider, gingersnap cookies

Fearing’s

Christmas Eve:
F I R S T C O U R S E
Cognac Lobster Bisque with Chestnut Cream and Lobster/Corn Fritter

Sparkling Cider-Glazed Bob White Quail with “Mistle Toe” Root Vegetable Salad and Warm Honey Mustard Vinaigrette

Hudson Valley Foie Gras Duo: Seared with Spiced Apple Compote, Cashew Butter and Gingerbread Tuile and Pâté with Banana Nut Bread and Red Currant Jam

Pan-Browned Nantucket Bay Scallops over Brussels Sprout Leaves with Virginia Ham, Cranberry Brown Butter and Oregon White Truffles

S E C O N D C O U R S E
Pan-Seared John Dory on Horseradish/Potato Purée with Green Bean/Salsify Medley and Meyer Lemon Sabayon

Wood-Grilled Lamb Chop and Smoked Lamb “Mince Meat” Pie with Minted Peas/Carrots and Black Truffle Gravy

Roasted Prime Ribeye and Butter-Poached Lobster, with Caramelized Cippolini Onions, Saged Parsnip Brûlée and Armagnac Reduction

Hunter-Style Roasted Canadian Pheasant with Wild Mushrooms and Apple-Smoked Bacon on Creamy Pecorino Polenta

Offered from 5 to 10 p.m. on Dec. 24, this special dinner offers some great selections including seafood, ribeye, pheasant, lamb and more. They’re taking reservations at 214 922 4848. $150 per adult, $40 per child 12 and under.

One comment on “Dallas Dining Options for Christmas

  1. Sevy’s Grill will be open all day and evening on Christmas Eve and from 5 pm to 9 pm on Christmas night. We will have some wonderful holiday specials such as Prime Rib and Maine Lobster tail and will also be serving our regular menu. Happy Holidays to all!