Comme Ça

David Myers’ casual bistro goes straight-up gourmet for New Year’s Eve. The first seating features four courses, where guests may choose between langoustine crudo and Tasmanian trout and then poached lobster, roasted rabbit or filet of beef for the main. The second, slightly more extravagant seating offers you a choice of all those main courses plus veal sweetbreads with white truffles, along with the necessary champagne toast at midnight.

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The Manhattan cocktail has been enjoying something of a hay day the last few years. Mixologists have taken her to Italy, France and beyond with imported vermouths and exotic bitters; to breakfast thanks to the bacon craze; and even into the molecular gastronomy kitchen. (Manhattan “caviar” anyone?) But lately, that sophisticated icon has been straying alarmingly far from the stirred—Mon Dieu, never shaken!—cocktail of whiskey (rye or bourbon, please) aromatic bitters and vermouth.