Bundle Up For The Ultimate Dining Experience In NYC Worth Exploring In December
Things are about to get very, very festive in New York in December. It is when the Big Apple is adorned with trees lit up on every corner, store windows dressed in holiday flair. The City’s festive cheer is infectious, alongside the energy booming in NYC. Although many stay in and order Grubhub and binge Netflix during the colder months, we made it our mission to share a list of happenings you should not miss in New York in December. Below are awesome dining experiences in NYC worth braving snow and sleet for. From a five-course dinner and cocktail pairing experience, Gold Drinking Chocolate, to an outdoor bumper car pop-up. So bundle up, and enjoy.
Mount Gay x resident Holiday Dining Experience
The historic rum distillery, Mount Gay Rum, has teamed up with luxury hospitality, resident to create an elevated intimate dining experience in New York City. On December 8 from 7-10pm at One Manhattan Square, join an exclusive holiday dining and tasting experience featuring a Bajan inspired five-course dinner alongside flavorful Mount Gay Rum cocktails and wine pairings. Created by Chef David Goldman guests will enjoy decadent pairings including rum cocktails with an opportunity to learn about the rum and its Barbados roots.
The Drinking Chocolate Cart Experience
For a limited time in November and December, The Dominick Hotel in SoHo is offering complimentary rare gold drinking chocolate in their lobby, provided by Delysia Chocolatier. The drinking chocolate cart experience features Gold Drinking Chocolate, alongside traditional treats including Pumpkin Spice and Peppermint, and homemade s’mores spice.
Nestled within The Standard Plaza, BUMP! is an ode to 80s punk culture for guests to live out a childhood fantasy behind the wheel. Enjoy warm cocktails and boozy concoctions while noshing comforting classics like pizzas and burgers at a bumper car pop-up. The lively outdoor hangout serves casual fare as well as a raw bar, while the lounge area creates a snug and cozy spot.
Watch The World Cup At Versa
Its that time of year for another World Cup where the sports-obsessed people in your life will be glued to tv screens of the most widely viewed sporting event in the world. Avoid crowded bars by watching the World Cup at Versa Rooftop. The 8,000 square foot rooftop bar features indoor seating and a great deal of TVs. Located in the Renaissance New York Midtown Hotel, Versa is hosting live World Cup viewings daily, featuring a menu that highlights beer towers, savory snacks and signature cocktails.
Lunch At T Bar
After an extravagant renovation, popular Upper East Side restaurant, T Bar is situated in a three-story townhouse. The gorgeous chandeliers, luxurious velvet booths, and a sleek bar area makes this the perfect lunch outing, or work meeting. Lunch menu options include Thin Crust Pizza, Seared Spanish Octopus, Crusted Tuna, Quinoa Salad and more. With a special V.I.P. entrance, there is no telling what power player will show up.
116 East 60th Street
New York, NY 10022
Great Jones Whiskey Wonderland
Manhattan’s first Whiskey distillery since Prohibition is embracing the cozy season with a Whiskey Wonderland. Running now through February, Great Jones’ speakeasy is converted into a holiday-themed winter chalet. The plush setting features wintery bites such cheese and chocolate fondue and Bavarian-style pretzels, and seasonal cocktails made with Great Jones whiskey.