Make Your Dinner Reservations for Christmas Day

Fast & furious–that’s how we roll this time of year, especially when it comes to posting holiday menus.

(As always, restaurants not listed are welcome to post their menus in the comments box.)

jump for the Christmas Day menus…

Steel
We’re Open For Christmas Dinner

Friday, Dec. 25th, 2 – 9pm
Featured 4 Course Menu for $50

Featuring House Favorites such as Miso Glazed Sea Bass, Vietnamese Shaken Beef and Sushi

Menu

Starters
Thai Spiced Soft Shell Crab

Smoked Salmon Salad with Wasabi Vinaigrette

Duck Breast Tataki

Entrees
Vietnamese “Shaken” Beef
wok sautéed tenderloin with an Asian savory sauce

Miso & Sake Roasted Sea Bass

Grilled Rack of Lamb

Desserts
Wine Poached Pear with Cinnamon Ice Cream

Crème Brulee

Seven Layer Chocolate Cake

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Cru

On Saturday, Dec 25, from 2pm – Close, enjoy a Chef’s Special A La Carte Holiday Menu or 3 Course Prix Fix Menu for Only $35.
With our warm candle-lit ambiance, Crú is a hospitable and gracious setting for your holiday gatherings. Add to this an unparalleled by-the-bottle wine list and a special chef-driven dinner menu and you have an unbeatable, unique dining experience.
Three courses for $35 or a la carte

Appetizers
Cru House Salad 9
Chicken & Shrimp Potstickers 11
Ahi Tartare 13
Tortelloni Fonduta 10

Entrees
Grilled Salmon 19
Seared Sea Scallops 22
Grilled Rack of Lamb 20
Petite Filet 19

Dessert
Molte Chocolate Cake 9
Warm Berries & Cream 7
Crème Brulee 8

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Bijoux will be offering a Christmas dinner take home feast for those who would like the elegant fare of Bijoux in the comfort of their own home. The festive menu features refined holiday classics with four protein choices, a Christmas side package and an a la carte side dish option. Deadline to order this sumptuous meal is Monday, December 20 and guests will be able to pick up the meal on December 24 between 11AM and 4PM.
Bijoux 5450 West Lovers Lane; Suite 225, Dallas
214.350.6100

TAKE HOME option also available

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The Second Floor

The Second Floor offers festive three-course meal this Christmas and New Year’s Eve.  A popular destination this time of year seems to be the rooftops (at least for a certain seasonal celebrity), but The Second Floor is a decidedly more practical, yet just as festive destination for Christmas Eve, Christmas and New Year’s Eve. Chef J Chastain is more than merry this year to help out with a big part of everyone’s holiday check list—the cooking. Patrons of The Second Floor can individually select a dish from each sequence of the three-course meal for their own personalized Christmas Eve, Christmas or New Year’s meal. Here’s to wrapping up a year without a pout or a cry, or worrying about the holiday feast and what to buy.

Christmas Day: $49 per adult/ $25 for wine pairings

First Course
Cranberry Pecan Salad
goat cheese, sherry vinegar

Acorn Squash Soup
bacon, sage dumplings

Beef Carpaccio
arugula, horseradish froth, dry-cured capers

Second Course
Grilled Virginia Ham
pumpkin risotto, crispy haricot vert

Truffle Crusted Lamb Rack
asparagus, twice baked yukon

Cornish Game Hen
butternut squash, endive, bacon, brussels sprouts

Third Course
Chocolate Torte
ganache, peppermint ice cream, homemade marshmallow

Eggnog Crème Brûlée
spiced shortbread, candied kumquat

Trio of Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches
red velvet-pistachio, carrot cake-praline,
graham cracker-peanut butter

December 25
11AM – 10:30PM

The Second Floor at the Westin Galleria Dallas
13340 Dallas Parkway
Dallas, TX 75240

RSVP: 972-450-2978

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Canary by Gorji chef-owner Mansour Gorji prepares and serves three-course Christmas Day meals from 5 until 10:30 p.m. for $30 for adults and $15 for children 12 and under (tax & gratuity not included). Reservations are recommended by calling 972.503.7080. In addition to the special holiday menu, guests may order off the a la carte menu.

Canary’s three-course Christmas Day menu includes field greens with pomegranate champagne vinaigrette, choice of turkey or pork chop with pomegranate citrus sauce, pistachio fig dressing, mashed potatoes and vegetables along with a choice of pumpkin or pecan pie.

For more information call 972 503 7080 or visit www.canarybygorji.com.

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Meddlesome Moth
The Moth will open at 5 p.m., and guests are encouraged to arrive early for the tapping of a rare cask of Jester King Commercial Suicide aged in George Dickel Tennessee Whiskey barrels. The Jester King is a Texas brew and is extremely limited in quantity.

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Bolla at The Stonleigh
Christmas Day Hours & Menu
Saturday, December 25, 2010
Breakfast: 7:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m
Christmas Day Dinner Menu: Four-course prix fixe menu
11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
$65 per person
$30 for children
Bar menu available after 7:00 p.m.
For reservations, call 214.871.7111

DECEMBER 25, 2010

1st Course
Mushroom Soup
Roasted Winter Mushrooms . Truffle Panna Cotta . Celery
-or-
Malpeque Oyster
Horseradish Foam . Roasted Heirlooms . Winter Greens . Smoked Tomato Vinaigrette

2nd Course
Crudo Trio
Scottish Salmon Tartare . Peppered Mackerel . Yellow Fin Tuna Tartare
-or-
Honey Glazed Duck Breast
Soba Noodles . Fig & Date Chutney . Icicle Radishes

3rd Course
Lemon Sole Filet
Creamy Parmesan Lentils . Leek Rings . Roasted Shallot-Kalamata Confit
-or-
Garlic-Herb New York Strip
Yellow Foot Chanterelles . Arugula-Asparagus Salad . Balsamic-Port Reduction

Dessert Course
Egg Nog Tres Leches
Vanilla Pecans . Chantilly Cream . Caramel
-or-
Lavender Bread Pudding
Ginger & Plum Ice Cream . Vanilla Auglaize

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Pyramid Restaurant & Bar
Christmas Day Brunch
Enjoy a veritable feast and indulge in a perfect blend of modern and traditional seasonal fare. A carving station, chef-attended omelet station and a sweet selection of pastries will all be available. Mimosas and parking are included in the adult and senior price.
Seating Times: 10:30 a.m.; 11:00 a.m.; 1.00 p.m.; 1:30 p.m.
Price: Adults $59.50, Seniors $55.00, 5-12 yrs $35, 0-4 yrs No charge.
Price does not include tax and service charge
Parking : Inclusive
Mimosas: Inclusive
Christmas Day Dinner:
Those looking for Christmas dinner need not look further than Chef Natera’s dazzling Christmas Day dinner menu. Pyramid is celebrating the holiday season with dishes such as Roasted Pheasant with Butternut Squash Risotto and Brussels Sprouts and an indulgent Eggnog Panna Cotta with Cinnamon & Cardamom Berry Compote.
Seating Times: From 6 p.m. until 10 p.m.
Price: $49.00 per person
Price does not include tax and service charge
Parking: Inclusive
With the high demand we had for Turkey-to-Go for Thanksgiving, we will be extending the no-hassle, no-clean-up offer for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Turkey-to-Go orders can be placed by calling 214-720-5330.
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InterContinental Hotel
Step into the world of magnificent dining and celebrate the yuletide season at InterContinental Dallas for a variety of menu options that are sure to please those who have been naughty and nice. The chefs of the hotel have put together an incredible display of their favorite recipes that have been specially selected for your indulgence. Tantalize your palate with the following holiday brunch menu items:
Salads and Seafood
Romaine Hearts with Caesar Dressing
Spring Salad Mix with Assorted Dressings
Green Bean, Pecans, Goat Cheese & Chicory Salad Tarragon Dressing
Cranberry Walnut Chicken Salad
Waldorf Salad
Exotic Fruit display
Cheese Ravioli with Arugula and White Balsamic Dressing
Ginger Honey Carrot and Currant Salad
Red Potato Thyme Salad with Whole Grain Mustard Dressing
House Marinated Salmon with Condiments,
Colorful Garden Crudites with Assorted Dips
Imported Cheese Display
Upscale Deli Display
Seafood Salad
Large Shrimp and Crab claws on Ice, Cocktail Sauce
Assorted Sushi Display
Hot Entrees and Carving Station
Mesquite Prime Rib of Beef with Red Wine Demi
Country Honey Glazed Ham
Oven Roasted Thyme Rubbed Whole Turkey
Orange Cranberry Sauce & Country Gravy
Veal Scaloppini Lemon Caper Brown Butter Sauce
Tarragon Crusted Snapper Pineapple Relish
Andouille Shrimp Stuffed Chicken Breast with Ancho Demi
Corn Bread Dressing
Yukon Mash Potato
Cranberry Wild Rice Pilaf
Winter Vegetable Medley
Jambalaya Station
Saffron Rice tossed with Assorted Toppings
Mussels, Crab, Shrimp, Scallops, Chicken & Sausage
Tomatoes, Onion, Celery, Peppers & Garlic
Omelet Station with Condiments
Vanilla French toast
Cheese Blintzes
Smoked Pork Tender Eggs Benedict with Hollandaise Sauce
Bacon & Sausage Links
Sautéed Red Potato with Peppers & Onions
Bread and Dessert Station
Assorted Breakfast Pastries, Hot Cross Buns, Assorted Rolls & Corn Bread
Egg Nog Cake, Traditional Fruit Cake, Cranberry Cheese Cake, Chocolate Rum Cake, Walnut Tart,
Bourbon Pecan Pie, Pumpkin Pie, Yule Log, Mini Holiday Pastries, Chocolate Fountain, Bialy’s Bread Pudding,
Action Dessert Station Crepes with Berries
Saturday, December 25, 2010
10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
$65 per guest, $25 children ages 4-12, children 3 and under FREE
Reservations are required. 972-386-6000
InterContinental Dallas, 15201 Dallas Pkwy., Addison
www.intercontinental.com/dallas
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The Landmark Restaurant in the Warwick Melrose Hotel
This Christmas, give yourself the gift of not cooking and let us handle that. And it’s a spread sure to impress, including Charred Thai Beef Wok Salad, Pan Sautéed Chicken Breast with Roasted Root Vegetables and Forest Mushroom Sauce, Lavender Honey and Clove Baked Ham, stuff for the young ones, and a grand dessert display, just to name a few. Seating is from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Adults are $55 per person (excluding tax & gratuity), children 5-12 are $24 (excluding tax & gratuity) and children under the age of five dine with our compliments.
For reservations please call 214-224-3152 and you can view the full brunch buffet menu here at www.landmarkrestodallas.com

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TAKE HOME MEALS

TJ’s Christmas Take Out Menu
Orders available for pick up
Mon – Thurs, Sat- Sun
(closed Christmas Day, Dec 25)
PLEASE ORDER BY MON DEC 20

TJ’s Christmas Dinner
Feeds 8-10
$325 value, only 299!

TJ’s Famous Cocktail Shrimp Platter
Hickory & Alder Smoked Salmon Platter
Seared & Seasoned Beef Tenderloin (5-7lbs)
Creamy Mustard & Horseradish Sauces
Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Green Beans w/ Almonds
Oyster Dressing
Gravy

How To Minimize Your Wait During The Holiday Rush:

Come LATER in the day. The busiest times are morning through early afternoon. If you are buying frozen items, come get them now and avoid the rush. Ask to pay in advance when you place your order. (If your order is priced by weight, we may not be able to accept pre-payment)

2 comments on “Make Your Dinner Reservations for Christmas Day

  1. Sevy’s Grill will be open Christmas evening from 5:00 – 9:00. In addition to our regular menu we will be featuring specials for our guests enjoyment, such as Herb Crusted Prime Rib, Broiled Fresh Maine Lobster. We take reservations for any sized party, come by and see us this Saturday! (214) 265-7389 or SevysCatering@aol.com .

  2. Mi Piaci Big Night Christmas Dinner
    Come Relax and Unwind on Christmas Night
    December 25, 2010
    4:00pm – 10:00pm
    $35.00 per person

    Primo
    Zuppa / Insalata
    Choice of
    Roasted Butternut Squash Soup
    Oven roasted winter squash soup with crème fraiche and pumpkin seeds
    Heirloom Beet Salad with Goat Cheese
    Multicolored organic beet salad with microgreens and honey lemon vinaigrette

    Paitti Caldi
    Choice of
    Lombata
    Coriander Crusted Rack of Lamb with celery root puree and maple braised chard
    Pollo Melegrana
    Roasted 1/2 Chicken with red wine and pomegranate reduction
    with crispy cauliflower and fingerling potatoes

    Dolce
    Choice of
    Pistachio Gelato
    Pomegranate Panna Cotta
    Soft custard with raspberry sorbetto and pomegranate drizzle

    Al A Carte Menu Avaliable / No Substitutions
    Children under 6 eat for free (children’s Menu available)