1. EN Japanese Brasserie
435 Hudson St., at Leroy St.; 212-647-9196
A special menu of room-temperature osechi ryori dishes, prepared before New Year’s Day and consumed after, is available January 2 through 7. The symbolic small plates include rolled fish-cake omelettes, simmered herring roe, and sweetened black beans.
1191 First Ave., nr. 64th St.; 212-585-1818
If you find the plastic doll in your slice of king cake on the day of the Epiphany (January 6), you win a tamale dinner for ten on February 2.
182 W. 58th St., at Seventh Ave.; 212-245-2214
Russia’s “Old New Year” falls on January 14, reason enough to extend the Bubbles & Beads holiday promotion: 125 grams of Alverta farm-raised Northern California caviar and a bottle of Laurent-Perrier Grand Siècle, $500 for two (normally $597).