You're either going to pop open a bottle of Asti while sitting on the couch in your slippers and yawn your way to midnight (hint: not festive) or you're going to sausage your way into your sequins and slip-slide down Hennepin Avenue in stilettos, trying to act like this is New York (hint: Times Square ain't here).
Considering the lameness of both those options, why not make a plan to do something actually cool? In typical over-the-top fashion, the Travail gang is hosting not just one, but three events for your holiday celebration pleasure.
Event #1: 10-course dinner at Travail and the Rookery, $125 plus $37.50 service fee, which covers an 18% gratuity, tax, and a ticketing service fee. Two seating times (6 p.m. and 9 p.m.)
As usual they're not releasing a menu, but have mentioned the words truffles, oysters, beef, unlimited bubbles, and beer. Wine and cocktails available for purchase.
Event #2: Buffet at Pig Ate My Pizza, $70 with two seatings (6:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.) All you care to eat pork and pizza buffet along with various other passed appetizers. Unlimited beer and bubbles, and a sweet treat at the end.
If you really want to strap on your party face, the crew is recommending the 9:30 time -- chances are, more than the regular hijinx will ensue at this one.
Event #3: If you simply couldn't peel yourself off the couch on the 31st, you can still celebrate New Year's Day at Travail and the Rookery, where they'll be serving a prix fixe brunch at four seatings (10:30 a.m., 11 a.m. 12:30 p.m., and 1 p.m.) $30 plus $10.50 service fee, which covers an 18% gratuity, tax, and ticketing service fee. Beverages available for purchase.
Tickets for all the events are available for purchase here.
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