Ring in 2019 with a delicious and festive feast at your favorite of the Ethan Stowell Restaurants – or try a new one! Ten of the restaurants are offering multi-course tasting menus for $85/person. And Goldfinch Tavern at the Four Seasons Hotel Seattle will be ringing in the New Year with a Champagne feast and DJ! Here’s a taste of what the restaurants have planned—and full menus can be found here.
Cortina, one of the newer members of the ESR family, will start things off with an amuse bouche followed by a four-course dinner with options. The first-course will be five items for the table including scallop crudo, burrata with white anchovy, and an endive salad with Gorgonzola and walnuts. Choices for the next three-courses include rigatoni with veal ragu bianco, and a black truffle risotto, as well as a half grilled lobster with roasted baby carrots. The dessert options include a chocolate cinnamon mousse with blood orange, hazelnut, and cocoa nibs.
Over in Ballard, Marine Hardware will have a five-course meal that starts with raw oysters, crispy pork rillettes, king crab salad, and artichoke soup for the table. The following four-courses guests will enjoy tagliarini with truffle butter, sea scallops with Nantes carrot puree, a Moulard duck breast with a huckleberry reduction, and a selection of truffles and cookies for dessert.
Bramling Cross has a four-course feast with options for guests to enjoy. The first course is five dishes for the table and includes bruschetta with black cod, spiced ricotta fritters, and beef tartare. Other courses offer dishes like linguine nero with braised squid, and sea scallops with citrus butter, and Snake River Farms Zabuton steak with sunchokes, and tiramisu. Add on Burgundy truffles for $15 or sustainable caviar for $20.
Staple & Fancy’s four-course supper kicks off with a fancy-style smattering of six plates for the table including pig trotter arancini, Dungeness crab, and mozzarella di bufala. The following three-courses include options like chestnut ravioli with brown butter, and wood grilled duck breast with celery root puree, and Snake River Farms Zabuton steak with Burgundy truffles. Dessert offerings include a Dulcey chocolate cremeux and Champagne sorbet. Add on white Alba truffles for $25, sustainable caviar for $20, or wood grilled foie gras for $18.
Up on the top of Queen Anne hill, How To Cook a Wolf will be putting on a four-course dinner with options for the last three-courses. The meal starts with a medley of dishes for the table like hamachi crudo, burrata with fig conserva, and bruschetta with Bosc pear and lardo. Second and third course options include bucatini guanciale, and beef short rib with celery root puree, and chickpea pannise with cauliflower, sultanas, and salsa verde. Desserts options include chocolate cake with espresso ganache and a hazelnut rosemary tart. Add on a Cranberry Creek oyster with green coriander mignonette for $3.5/each.
Tangletown’s Mkt. has a four-course menu with options that includes a lovely selection of dishes for the table like bruschetta with foie gras mousse, wood grilled green beans with romesco, and Shigoku oysters with kumquat granita. The rest of the meal includes options like paccheri with spot prawns, and wood grilled scallops with vanilla-onion agrodolce, and saffron risotto with artichoke. Dessert options range from chocolate cake with espresso ganache to Champagne sorbet with cranberry and cherry compote. Add on Burgundy truffle to select dishes for $15.
Madrona’s Red Cow has a lovely four-course evening in store, with a Double R Ranch boneless ribeye with frites for two available for an additional $25/person. The meal begins with five dishes for the table including oysters on the half shell, warm gougeres, and corned beef tongue. Delicious options for the following courses include salad Lyonnaise, and smoked pork chop with butter turnips, and Parisian gnocchi with fennel confit and sherry reduction, and Valrhona white chocolate and vanilla bean crème brulee. Add foie gras mousse to the charcuterie board for $10.
Capitol Hill’s Rione XIII will serve a four-course menu with options that begins with a selection of starters for the table like beef tartare, a charred radicchio salad, and roasted carrots with house ricotta and burnt honey vinaigrette. Options for the following courses include potato gnocchi with braised pork cheek, and winter squash ravioli with brown butter, and grilled New York strip steak with charred broccoli raab, and tiramisu with ladyfingers.
Tavolàta, both in Belltown and on Capitol Hill, will be serving four-course meals with options for guests to enjoy. Dinner begins with a selection for the table including hamachi crudo, fresh mozzarella with apple argodolce, and chicories with pear vinaigrette and pancetta. Pasta options include “The King”—rigatoni with spicy sausage and tomato, and paccheri with lobster, as well as ravioli with truffles and black trumpet mushrooms. The main course options include prime New York strip steak with parsnip puree, and sea scallops with a carrot puree, and red wine risotto. Dessert choices include Tavolàta’s famous lemon zeppole with chocolate ganache and salted caramel sauce, and Dulcey chocolate panna cotta with caramelized apples. Add on winter truffles for $15 or seared foie gras for $20.
Goldfinch Tavern at Four Seasons Hotel Seattle will be ringing in the New Year with Moët & Chandon! Their lavish feast offers a 6pm seating with four-courses for $95/person, and a 9pm five-course feast with beats by DJ Nelson Estrada, a champagne toast at midnight, and party favors for $125/person. Get all the details and make reservations at here.
Tacos & Tequila NYE Party at Super Bueno! Super Bueno is teaming up with locally owned Papa Bueno Tequila for what is sure to be an epic end to 2018. Guests can look forward to food specials and great deals on Papa Bueno cocktails all night! Super Bueno is ideal for meeting up with friends for a pre-funk before hitting the town!
Want a more casual New Year’s Eve at home? Want to make sure the kids and babysitter have a little something special too? Ballard Pizza Co. has you covered! With every delivery of a large pizza, they’re throwing in an extra large Rice Krispie Treat for free! Score! Order online at, www.ballardpizzacompany.com/pizzadelivery/
About Ethan Stowell Restaurants
Founded in 2007, Ethan Stowell Restaurants is a highly acclaimed restaurant group in Seattle owned by chef Ethan Stowell. Ethan Stowell Restaurants include Tavolàta, How to Cook a Wolf, Staple & Fancy Mercantile, Ballard Pizza Company, Rione Xlll, Mkt., Red Cow, Frēlard Pizza Company, Bramling Cross, Marine Hardware, Tavolàta Capitol Hill, Ballard Pizza Company SLU, Cortina, and Super Bueno, as well as, Goldfinch Tavern in the Four Seasons Hotel.
For more information, visit www.ethanstowellrestaurants.com.