Alibi Bucks

 Dec 22 - 28, 2005 
Get punch-drunk on New Year’s specials
La Cocinita

Dining Out Special

New Year's Eve on the Menu

Don't drop the ball—make your reservation today

By Jennifer Wohletz

Remember when you partied like it was 1999? Well, how about making this New Year's Eve less about chugging peppermint schnapps, and more about having an elegant, grown-up dinner and a midnight toast with a n-i-i-ice flute of bubbly? Our ever-eating city is host to a bountiful bevy of multiple-course supper parties at some of the best spots in town, and for a few extra clams you can wine, dine and feel fine, all without swabbing the bathroom floor the morning after. Here's a list of the happening places to get your attention and your leftover holiday bread.

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Cool Stuff

Belle of the Ball

Glamour-puss libations to ring in the new year—under budget

By Laura Marrich

New Year's Eve should be spent in the company of friends and lovers, not in the throes of panic and champagne sticker shock. Resolve to treat yourself—and your wallet—right in 2006 by stocking up on haute-holiday cheer at Jubilation Fine Wines and Spirits. Located at 3512 Lomas NE (on the southwest corner of Lomas and Carlisle), Jubilation specializes in wines, liquors, microbrews and champagne in a variety of price ranges.

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