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The Lobster Dinner

Homarus americanus — one of our nation’s most iconic foods — has been rather underrepresented on our tables. In nearly five years of lunches, brunches, and dinners, seven days a week, we’ve cracked barely a dozen lobster shells. So in a couple of weeks, we’re going to make up for lost time with an all-lobster dinner [...]

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Fourth Annual Big Beef Dinner

“A feeling of friendship is like that of being comfortably filled with roast beef.” James Boswell, in The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. We’re not too proud to admit it: this winter put us on our heels. When we finally came out of our stupor a few weeks ago, lo!, we realized that it was [...]

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Valentine’s Day Dinner 2014

Just the two of us, building castles in the sky Just the two of us, you and I. — Grover Washington The blue-footed booby judges the quality of its mate from the blueness of the feet. When two boobies with bright blue feet meet, they stick tight and aim high. Among humans, Northern Spy’s Valentine’s Day Dinner [...]

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Holiday Dinners 2013

Next up in the holiday dance are our two excellent holiday dinners. Read the menus below and sign up soon as these tend to sell out quickly. Our Christmas Eve Dinner this year will be low-key and elegant as always. Fancy enough to bring the family, mellow enough to meet up with a good friend. We’d love to [...]

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Thanksgiving 2013

The Great American Turkey Day is just three weeks away. If you count yourself among the New Yorkers who would just as soon host a rave as cook turkey and get stuck cleaning up your apartment for Thanksgiving, consider grabbing a table at Northern Spy. The menu has something for everyone in your circle — [...]

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Cider Week 2012

The Cider Dinner

Northern Spy is once again participating in Cider Week, now in its third year as the nation’s premier celebration of the greatness that is fermented apple juice. Cider Week is running from October 18 through October 27, with loads of events in New York City and the Hudson Valley. The peak of our cider celebration will be on [...]

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Sherryfest at Northern Spy

On Tuesday, October 8th, we’re teaming up with two of the best in new and old Sherry bodegas — Fernando de Castilla and Osborne — for a special dinner event and wine tasting. If you’re new to sherry, know that is one of humankind’s finest alcoholic inventions, in a class of its own for the spectrum of flavors and aromas [...]

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Eat Your Veggies II

Inspired by last year’s fair-and-balanced homage to our roasted carrot dish in the New York Post (because a Post take-down is a badge of honor), and of course by the peak of the summer growing season, we’re doubling down on the plant kingdom. In a mere two weeks, we will host our second ever Eat [...]

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Third Annual Big Beef Dinner

“The feeling of friendship is like that of being comfortably filled with roast beef.” Dr. Samuel Johnson   We will celebrate full bellies, friendship, and the passing of a pretty honest winter with our Third Annual Big Beef Dinner, on Wednesday, April 3. This modest early-spring bacchanal will be flush with the finest locally-raised, dry-aged, grass-fed [...]

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Valentine’s Day Dinner

“kisses are a better fate than wisdom.” e.e. cummings This year’s Valentine’s Day dinner menu is decided, and it’s a date-dazzling, deal-sealing meal. Will it net kisses? All around, we wager. As to wisdom, time enough for that when we’re old. Seats for this dinner will be offered through our online reservations and must be [...]

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