Be the first to check out Italian designer Roberto Cavalli’s venture into restaurants when he opens his venue Cavalli Miami Restaurant & Lounge on New Year’s Eve with two dinner seatings and various VIP packages. Designed to resemble the designer’s Villa in Tuscany and serving the family’s signature wine. Located in the SoFi side of the beach at 150 Ocean Drive, 305-695-4191.
Or, head to the Hotel Astor at 956 Washington Ave., Miami Beach where JP Rigaud, DJ Nova and Omar G provide the music during one of two a la carte dinners at 8 and 10:30 p.m. and during the open bar option from 9 p.m. until 1 a.m. Call 305-531-8081 for reservations.
The Pubbelly trio are going old school at PB Steak, 1787 Purdy Ave., Miami Beach with a a couple of options. Tableside service includes Maine lobster rolls, oysters Rockefeller, beef wellington and an iceberg wedge BLT and a $75 10-item small plate menu includes French onion soup dumplings, foie gras crème brulee, scallop crudo and buffalo style veal sweetbreads. Call 305-695-9550 for more information.
And for $625, the three-course dinner at the Bianca at the Delano, 1685 Collins Ave., Miami Beach the decadent menu includes tuna toro crudo to start followed by a grand chilled East Coast seafood plateau, white truffle risotto and surf and turf of king crab stuffed Maine lobster and Hudson Valley foie gras. Equally rich and luxurious sides and dessert are also part of the dinner. Call 305-674-5752.