Lafitte (Pier 5, The Embarcadero) is the place to be this New Year’s Eve. Ring in 2012 with an extravagant five-course menu specially constructed by chef Russell Jackson that will include a flight of Absinth and Champagne for $99 per person. The French-infused California cuisine of this hip brasserie is always a crowd-pleaser, but on the ultimate night of 2011 diners will be treated to an ultimate cross-sampling of all the fabulous flavors that have made Lafitte one most popular new restaurants in the city:

First Course Choice of Appetizer

Air Dried Duck with Chicories Salade

Venison Carpaccio

Pig Ears, Oysters and Potatoes

Fondue Savoyarde

Second Course

Marrow Bones, DemiGlass and Herb Salad

Foie Gras Terrine

Third Course

Soft White Polenta, Poached Egg and Truffle

Fourth Course

Roast Lobster, Lamb Leg Terrine, Chile, Mint

Pheasant, Truffle and Pomme Puree

Roast New York Steak, Foie Gras with Black Truffle Sauce

Pastry box of Seasonal Vegetables

Fifth Course Choice of Dessert

Chocolate Foie Gras Pot du Creme

Boule Neige

Baked Alaska

New Years Eve Seatings begin at 8:00pm and are available by reservation only. Make yours today by calling (415) 839-2134.

Lafitte will also be open for cocktails and small bites during the afternoon of the 31st, featuring a delectable happy hour from 3-8pm.

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