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Swedish Celebrations

St. Lucia Day, the annual Scandinavian festival of lights, falls on December 13, but you can get a head start on all the festive meatball-eating and glögg-gulping here.


1. Ulrika’s
This cozy cottage honors St. Lucia on December 11, 12, and 13 with smorgasbord plates including two types of herring, Vasterbotten cheese, Swedish ham, meatballs, and Jansson’s Temptation, plus the traditional Christmas carols. Lunch, $27; dinner, $38.
115 E. 60th St., nr. Park Ave.; 212-355-7069

2. Scandinavia House
Star chef Marcus Samuelsson cooks up a traditional smorgasbord menu, served buffet style on the second floor. Lunch and dinner seatings on December 11 and 12 are $45 and $65, respectively, and include glögg and caroling, but, one hopes, no glögg-induced caroling.
58 Park Ave., nr. 38th St.; 212-847-9724


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