We are bringing a little luck your way with our week-long New Year’s Good Luck Menu. Every dish and ingredient is hand picked for its luck-giving roots, and they are available all week long to give you the best 2017 possible.
Black Eyed Peas ($8) is a warm pork broth soup with fresh herbs and jalapeno corn bread. This dish is an homage to the southern tradition of eating peas on New Year’s Day for good luck. The dish demonstrates your humbleness at the beginning of the year to bring you good luck and prosperity throughout 2017.
Soba Noodle Salad ($9) embraces the rich Japanese tradition of eating long noodles for the New Year. A noodle dish is thought to bring a long life if consumed at the turn of the new year. The Soba Noodle Salad has poached shrimp, carrots, onion, broccoli and a sweet chile vinaigrette.
Collard Greens ($4) are served with a house jerk sauce, nueske's bacon and pickled mustard seeds. Eating greens on New Year’s Day hopes to bring you a prosperous new year.
Trader Todd’s Meatball Sandwich ($11) is a spam and chuck blend with mustard mayo, arugula and garden-fresh cilantro. Round foods, such as meatballs, symbolize a full circle to celebrate the past year’s journey around the sun, and promises that you will journey another full circle to the next year.
The 12 Lucky Grapes Cocktail is a sweet cocktail with grenadine and pomegranate syrup. The luck behind the 12 Lucky Grapes Cocktail originated in Spain with its influence reaching the Americas. You are supposed to consume 12 grapes at midnight, and each grape represents a coming month in the new year. The grapes that are sweet indicate the corresponding month will be good.
Coquito Cocktail is a shooter drink blended with rum, coconut milk, sweet condensed milk, vanilla, cinnamon and cloves. The Coquito is the Puerto Rican Eggnog.