Where to dine out on Christmas and New Year’s Eve

Plus: Free holiday meal kits from the Food Bank

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Below are some food and drink options for celebrating Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve on the town. Reservations are typically required. Some listed prices exclude fees or taxes and gratuity.

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CHRISTMAS DAY

ISTOCK: Roast duck is among the main course choices on the prix fixe Christmas menu at Anthony’s Chophouse in the Nugget Casino Resort.

ATLANTIS CASINO RESORT SPA, 3800 S. Virginia St., dining details

•  Atlantis Steakhouse, four-course prix fixe menu, from 4 p.m., $75 salmon and seared prawn, $95 beef tenderloin and prawns

•  Bistro Napa, four-course prix fixe menu, from 4 p.m., $72 crab-crusted sturgeon, $74 beef Wellington

•  Grand Ballroom Gourmet Brunch, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., $79.95 adults all-you-can-enjoy, $24.95 children 4 to 10 all-you-can-enjoy

GRAND SIERRA RESORT AND CASINO, 2500 E. Second St., dining details

•  Charlie Palmer Steak, three-course à la carte menu (including smoked prime rib), 5 to 9 p.m., $14-69

•  The Grand Buffet, from 5 p.m., $55 all-you-can-enjoy

•  Rim Asian Bistro, five-course prix menu (including sweet-and-sour fried prawns), from 5 p.m., $62 per person for two or more guests

NUGGET CASINO RESORT, 1100 Nugget Ave., Sparks

•  Anthony’s Chophouse, five-course prix fixe menu (including choice of half duck, veal chop or 14-ounce New York strip), 5 to 11 p.m., $99

NEW YEAR’S EVE

ISTOCK: The New Year’s Eve 2021 party at The Depot Craft Brewery Distillery features a 70s theme.

THE DEPOT CRAFT BREWERY DISTILLERY, 325 E. Fourth St., event details

•  Annual New Year’s Eve and Anniversary Party, 70s-themed costumes, all-you-can-enjoy food and drink, 7 p.m. to 1 a.m., $120, purchase tickets here

GRAND SIERRA RESORT AND CASINO, 2500 E. Second St., dining details

•  Charlie Palmer Steak, four-course à la carte menu (including A-5 Kobe New York strip), 5 to 11 p.m., $15-139

•  The Grand Buffet, from 5 p.m., $60 all-you-can-enjoy

•  Rim Asian Bistro, six-course prix fixe menu (including Korean-style short ribs), from 5 p.m., $78 per person for two or more guests

MATADOR LOUNGE, 445 California Ave.

•  Going Left Presents: El Raj and Oh Lonesome Ana musical performances, tickets $10 in advance or $15 at the door, 21 and older, ticket purchase/band details here

NUGGET CASINO RESORT, 1100 Nugget Ave., Sparks

•  Anthony’s Chophouse, four-course prix fixe menu (including choice of Chophouse specialties or Chophouse beef cuts, with sides), 5 to 11 p.m., $149

WILD RIVER GRILLE, 17 S. Virginia St., dining details

•  Wild River Grille Rings in the New Year, four-course prix fixe menu (including choice of stuffed portobello, roast chicken, salmon, lamb chops or filet au poivre), 4 p.m. to midnight, $89

1-day holiday meal kit distribution from the Food Bank

From 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 18, the Food Bank of Northern Nevada is distributing free holiday meal kits at Reno-Sparks Livestock Events Center, 1350 N. Wells Ave. Advance registration required. Distribution is drive-through, with a walk-up option.

Sponsors: Microsoft, Nell J. Redfield Foundation, Raley’s Food for Families, Ranson and Norma Webster Foundation at The Community Foundation of Northern Nevada, Reno-Sparks Livestock Events Center, Scheels, US Foods and an anonymous donor.

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Johnathan L. Wright is the food and drink editor for Reno News & Review. Follow him on Twitter at @ItsJLW or on Facebook personally or at @FoodNevada. Sign up here for the Reno News & Review free weekly newsletter highlighting our most recent stories.

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