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Bid On Fish Bar For New Year's Eve

By Anthony Todd in Food on Nov 29, 2011 7:20PM

Make sure they put this on the menu: Calamari with black pepper, preserved lemon, olive oil, and chilies. Photo by Laura Stolpman.
We've heard of some interesting stunts that restaurants have pulled for New Year's Eve. Last year, Blackbird put together a pretty insane package to rent their entire top room for $250/person. This year, you can have Fish Bar, Michael Kornick and David Morton's seafood restaurant next to DMK Burger Bar, all to yourself. How? Bid on it on Ebay.

The starting price is $5000, and (not entirely surprisingly) no one has bid yet. The auction runs through Dec. 2nd. What do you get for your money? A party for 50 of your friends from 9 p.m. through 2 a.m., an open bar and a menu created by Chef Kornick. You can let Fish Bar curate the music or bring your own. What won't you get? "No riff raff. No cheesy DJ. No strangers spilling drinks everywhere. No lines. No crowds. No fuss."

Split up, that's $100/person, which isn't a terrible price for an exclusive NYE party that includes alcohol. Of course, that's assuming it doesn't get bid up. Whoever buys it, invite us!