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A December Eating Guide

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Béarnaise will offer a New Year’s Eve special.

Cheflebrity Spike Mendelsohn’s Capitol Hill steakhouse plans to channel Paris for the night, offering a three-course, prix-fixe carte at three separate intervals ($65 per person at 5:30 p.m.; $75 at 7:30 p.m.; $85 at 10 p.m.) Featured menu items include: French onion soup, duck á l’orange, filet de boeuf, grilled Maine lobster with frites, petits fours and a Champagne toast.

315 Pennsylvania Ave. SE; 202-450-4800; bearnaiserestaurant.com

Bistro Bis

The Capitol Hill standby will supplement its regular dinner offerings with a five-course, prix-fixe tasting menu ($75).

15 E St. NW; 202-661-2700; bistrobis.com

Vidalia

The award-winning Southern charmer will offer patrons a choice between the regular carte or a create-your-own, prix-fixe experience served at two separate seatings. The first seating can construct a five-course tasting menu ($80), while the later crowd will indulge in a six-course gourmet meal ($110).

1990 M St. NW; 202-659-1990; vidaliadc.com

Woodward Table

The New American eatery will supplement its regular offerings with a choice of either a five- or six-course chef’s tasting menu ($55).

1426 H St. NW; 202-347-5353; woodwardtable.com

New Year’s Day

Granville Moore’s

The Belgian brew hub is rolling out its “Ultimate Hangover Brunch” from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. New Year’s Day for those desperately in need of sustenance. Chef Teddy Folkman promises “dim lighting, soft music and multiple hair of the dog” restoratives. He strongly recommends the “Good Doctor,” a house specialty of scrambled eggs, cheddar cheese, avocado, chipotle mayo and your choice of protein (regular or Canadian bacon, smoked salmon, house-made veggie sausage) heaped into a potato roll.

1238 H St. NE; 202-399-2546; granvillemoores.com

Poste Modern Brasserie

This Penn Quarter hot spot wants to keep the ball rolling with its “Get Lucky” brunch and pig roast. The all day affair (8 a.m. to 4 p.m. New Year’s Day; $33) is poised to include a fully stocked Bloody Mary bar, whole roasted pig, black-eyed peas salad, guanciale-braised kale, charcuterie and assorted pies.

555 Eighth St. NW; 202-783-6060; postebrasserie.com

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