New Year's Eve

Here's our dining guide for where to ring in the new year. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)

Where will you be ringing in 2014? Here's our guide to what's happening around town New Year's Eve and where you can recover the day after. 

Allumette is having a retro redux New Year's with a menu inspired by 60s grand continental cuisine. Dishes include oyster Radonsky, blue prawn cocktail, Rabbit loin Oscar and devil's food cake with beverage pairings by Serena Herrick. Dinner is $90 and an additional $50 for the beverage pairings. A $50 deposit is required on all reservations. 1320 Echo Park Ave., Echo Park, (213) 935-8787, http://allumettela.com/.

Alma will have a special tasting menu, with vegetarian options for $95 during two seatings. Dishes include smokey chicken consomme, warm Dungeness crab salad, slow-cooked egg yolk and more. Reservations are required. Email Almafoodandwine@gmail.com for reservations. 952 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, (213) 444-1422, alma-la.com.

A.O.C. will have a Noche Vieja – or Spanish New Year’s Eve. Guests will enjoy six Spanish-styled courses, including tapas of Spanish cured meats and bacalao with roasted peppers; grilled quail with chorizo; and paella, prepared by chef de cuisine Lauren Herman. The first seating is $95; the second seating is $135 per guest and includes a Champagne toast. An optional $45 wine pairing is also available. 8700 W. 3rd St., Los Angeles, (310) 859-9859, www.aocwinebar.com.

Artisan House is having a golden era of Hollywood New Year's Eve party with a set menu and a DJ. Dinner is $75 and includes organic truffle souffle, lamb osso buco, apple, tartine and more. There will be a midnight toast and bottles of 2010 Opus One for $198. 600 S Main St., Los Angeles, (213) 622-6333. http://artisanhouse.net/.

Bar Marmont will have special guest New York cabaret star Joey Arias, a live DJ and a complimentary midnight toast. Tickets for standing room are $50 per person. Table service and a special prix-fixe menu is available for $400 per couple and can be purchased at www.chateaumarmont.com/barmarmont. Reservations are available for those just having dinner as well. A special a la carte menu will be served, separate from the performance. 8171 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, (323) 650-0575, www.chateaumarmont.com.

The Bazaar by José Andrés will have a "Spanish Masquerade" for New Year's Eve with multiple dining areas and tray-passed tapas from 8 to 11 p.m. Cava, wine and specialty cocktails will be available. Desserts will be in the Patisserie from 10 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. and there will be dancing with music by the house DJ. Tickets start at $250. A limited number of advance-purchase tickets are available for $150 before Dec. 26. VIP table packages are also available. Tickets can be purchased online at www.eventbrite.com. 465 S. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles, (310) 246-5555, www.thebazaar.com.

Beachwood BBQ will have a New Year's Eve prix-fixe craft beer-paired holiday dinner. Sample dishes include herb-crusted porcini caviar and shaved Brussels sprouts salad, New York steak with compound butter bone marrow polenta and more. No reservations are required. 131 Main St., Seal Beach, (562) 493-4500, www.beachwoodbbq.com.

BOA Steakhouse Sunset will host an early seating and a "grand seating," featuring a special prix-fixe menu and Champagne toast. BOA Steakhouse Santa Monica will offer open seating and a Champagne toast at midnight, along with its regular menu and festive party favors. 9200 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, (310) 278-2050, and 101 Santa Monica Blvd., Santa Monica, (310) 899-4466, www.innovativedining.com/restaurants/boa.

Broadway Bar will have a New Year's Eve party with DJs Moski and John Blaza with electronica dance, disco, funk and fat beats. Complimentary hats and noise makers will be provided while supplies last and drink specials will run all night starting at 8 p.m. 830 Broadway, Los Angeles, (213) 614-9909, http://213nightlife.com/broadwaybar.

The Bungalow is having a New Year's Eve party with a DJ and cocktails from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. The attire is black tie. Tickets are $150 per person for general admission, which includes a hosted premium bar. To purchase tickets, visit www.thebungalowsm.com. For table reservations, call (310) 899-8530 or email reservations@thebungalowsm.com. 101 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica

Casa Vega will have a special holiday menu with traditional Mexican bites in addition to the regular menu. New items include filet mignon tacos, enchiladas Suiza, pomegranate margaritas and more. Reservations can be made by calling (818) 788-4868. 13301 Ventura Blvd., San Fernando Valley, www.casavega.com.

Ceconni's is having a black-tie affair for New Year's Eve with a special menu. Dishes include lobster salad, porcini mushroom risotto, prime beef filet, Zeppole and more. Dinner will be served during seatings at 6p.m. for $90 and at 9 p.m. for $135. The latter will include a champagne toast. 8764 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, (310) 432-2000, http://www.cecconiswesthollywood.com/.

Chaya locations in Beverly Hills, downtown and Venice will all have special New Year's Eve events. In Beverly Hills, a "Mascarade de la Pavan" with live music from the JSH Quartet and a tasting menu. The first seating, with select classics from the a la carte menu, is from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The second seating, from 8:30 to 10 p.m., will include a four-course prix-fixe tasting menu, a Pavan cocktail bar menu and a complimentary Champagne toast at midnight for $130 per person. In downtown, a "Monte Carlo" party with a live performance by the Jimmy C Martini Lounge Trio, a roulette table and prizes. There is one open seating with a four-course prix-fixe tasting menu for $85 per person or select classics from the regular menu. There will be a complimentary Champagne toast at midnight and a $25 "Bar Royale" platter for those in the bar and lounge. And in Venice, a "Studio 54" party with DJ Jun. The first seating, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. will include a three-course prix-fixe menu for $75 per person including a platter of oysters, shrimp, wagyu nigiri sushi and more. The second seating between 9 and 10 p.m. will include a four-course prix-fixe chef tasting menu for $130 per person. The omakase menu will be available at the sushi bar and there is a "54 Snack" bar menu and a complimentary Champagne toast at midnight. For location details visit www.thechaya.com/beverly-hills, www.thechaya.com/downtown-la, and www.thechaya.com/venice.

The Churchill is having a New Year's Eve celebration from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. with an open bar, DJ, buffets of food and a Champagne toast at midnight. Tickets and table packages are available for $95 for general admission for the first 100 purchasers, $115 for general admission and packages range from $600 to $3,500. Tickets can be purchased at eventbrite.com. The restaurant will also be open earlier in the evening for a prix-fixe dinner from 5 to 8 p.m. for $45 per person. Dinner includes she-crab bisque, roasted porchetta, chocolate pot au crème and more. And the next day, there will be a special Bloody Mary with Clover juice for $12. 8384 W. 3rd St., West Hollywood, (323) 655-8384, www.the-churchill.com.

Circa is having a roaring twenties New Year's Eve party with dinner from 6 p.m. to 12 a.m. with an a la carte menu featuring butternut squash gnocchi, wood-grilled prawns, steamed buns with crispy pork belly and more. Each reservations includes entrance, party favors and a midnight champagne goast. There will be a DJ with dancing until 2 a.m. For more information and reservations, call (310) 374-4422. 903 Manhattan Ave., Manhattan Beach, (310) 374-4422 http://www.circamb.com/.

Cliff's Edge will be open New Year's Eve with a special prix-fixe menu featuring oysters, crab, lobster, short rib and more. The menu is $85 for the first seating at 6 or 6:30 p.m. and $105 for the seating between 6:30 and 10:30 p.m. The dinner includes a split of Champagne for two people. 3626 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, (323) 666-6116 www.cliffsedgecafe.com

Cole's Red Car Bar will celebrate New Year's Eve with "create-your-own" champagne cocktails. The bar will also feature two festive gin cocktails. 118 E 6th St, Los Angeles, (213) 622-4090, http://213nightlife.com/colesfrenchdip

DBA will celebrate New Year's from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. with interactive rituals and dances. General admission is $125 and includes a hosted premium bar all night and a midnight Champagne toast. There are also $150 tickets, which include expedited entry and the bar and toast, or you can get VIP bottle service for $1,000 to $5,000. For reservations or additional information visit www.dbahollywood.com, or email: rsvp@dbahollywood.com7969 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood. 

The Deck in Laguna Beach and the Bungalows in Laguna Beach will have Roaring Affaire parties with Gatsby-inspired cocktails, a tasting dinner and late night festivities. The night begins at 7 p.m. on Dec. 31 with a cocktail party and tasting dinner at the Bungalows until 10 p.m. Then the party moves to the Deck for a late night soiree until 1:30 a.m. with a live DJ, hats and noise makers and a midnight Champagne toast. Tickets to the cocktail party, tasting dinner and late night soiree are $299 per person. Tickets to the late night soiree only are $150 per person. Guests must be 21 years or older to attend. 627 Sleepy Hollow Lane at the Pacific Edge Hotel, (949) 281-5720, www.thedeckonlaguna.com.