A Holiday Sleeper! Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve Dining at the InterContinental New York Barclay Hotel’s Bar and Grill

The InterContinental New York Barclay is a true New York sleeper – a surprisingly-delightful venue for Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve dining.  The hotel’s restaurant, The Barclay Bar & Grill sparkles with holiday décor and deliciously-festive fare prepared with natural, organic and local ingredients by Executive Chef Carmine Marletta.  Neighbors and guests will be charmed by the bounty offered by this classic Manhattan hotel. Below are menus for Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve meals.  Reservations can be made by calling 212-906-1400 or visiting the Barclay Bar and Grill at www.opentable.com. The Barclay Bar & Grill is located at the InterContinental New York Barclay Hotel, 111 East 48th Street, New York, NY.  For reservations call 212-906-1400, or visit opentable.com. Visit:www.intercontinentalnybarclay.com ; Facebook: www.facebook.com/NYBarclay ; Twitter: http://twitter.com/IC_NYBarclay ; http://foursquare.com/venue/85741

CHRISTMAS EVE DINNER
Three-Course Holiday Feast
Prix fixe $65 per person, $65 per adult, $30 children 6 to 12
Seatings from 5:30 p.m. through 10:30 p.m.
Appetizer
Butternut squash ravioli
with Pancetta, sage and Parmiggiano cream
or

Sliced house smoked Mallard duck breast
with a Mache and baby frisse salad, pulled duck Confit, caramelized pecans, brandied cherries and duck cracklings finished with olive oil and vanilla infused vinegar
Entrée
Duet of Grilled Halibut and Langoustine
served with smoked salmon saffron risotto sautéed fava beans and Lobster Veloute
or
Pan Roast Beef Filet
with Seared Foie Gras over Sweet Potato Rosti
Asparagus tips Viche and Sauce Moutarde
or
Grilled Breast of Pheasant
atop a Purse of Couscous, Cabbage and Smoked Lardoons
With crispy vegetable Threads and a Port Wine and Roast Shallot Reduction
Dessert
Pumpkin Cheese cake
with cinnamon crème Fraiche
or
Apple and Ginger Pie
with caramel ice cream
or
Maple Walnut cake
filled with maple butter cream; finished with maple
butter cream and maple walnut "crunches" on sides; decorated with marzipan leaves.
or
Chocolate Lava cake
with coffee ice cream
CHRISTMAS LUNCH AND DINNER
Three-Course Holiday Feast
$75 per person and $30 children  6 to 12
Seatings from 11:30 a.m. through 9:00 p.m.
Amuse Buche
Fontina Cheese Orancinni
With Bagna Caoda
First Course
Risotto Pescatore
Saffron risotto with mixed shellfish and sherry wine
or
Goat Cheese and Fig Panzarotti
With Frisee hazelnuts and white Balsamic drizzle
Second Course
Veal Chop Valedostano
Stuffed veal chop with Proscuitto and Fontina cheese smothered in sauce of artichokes, mushrooms and rosemary scented Barolo Wine sauce
or
Pappardelle con ragu coniglio Alla Cacciatore
Pappardelle pasta with a braised Rabbit sauce cacciatore style
or
Costelette de Cingialle
Wild Boar Chop served with amerena cherry sauce, Pumpkin Gnocchi, and wilted Augula with pancetta
Dessert
House made tiramisu
NEW YEARS EVE DINNER
Four-course prix fixe
Live musical entertainment throughout the evening
$175 per person, includes one bottle of sparkling wine per two people
  $75 for children 6 to 12
First seating 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m, second seating 9:00 p.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Amuse Bouche
First Course
Roast pheasant consume
with vegetable pearls, quenelle of truffle and pheasant
or
Oysters Rockefeller
or
Fresh house made goat cheese ravioli
with sage butter and shaved Reggianno
or
Terrine of goose liver
With Armagnac prunes,baby frissee salad with white balsamic glaze, toasted cashew nuts
Second Course
Grilled Pacific Sturgeon
On a bed of Sautéed baby Spinach, steamed marble potato and sauce of curried carrot broth
or
Seared Hamachi
with stir fry Sechuan  style vegetable and sesame rice cake
or
Le Quebecois Natural Veal Chop
Potato Dauphinoise, baby root vegetable and sauce Perigordine
or
Grilled Organic Angus Meyer Tenderloin of Beef
topped with Café de Paris butter
Pomme Galeté and baby Brussels Sprouts Provençal
or
Roast muscovi Duck breast
with French brandied cherries, pommes anna,
maple glazed carrots
Dessert
Chestnut Mille Feulle
With Crocantino gelato
or
House made Tiramisu
with Chantilly cream
or
Chocolate decadence cake
with Grand Marnier served with coffee gelato
Paired with assorted Petit Fours and Friandise
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InterContinental New York Barclay
Restored to its 1926 neo-Federal style, the classic, contemporary InterContinental New York Barclay welcomes guests with a heightened level of personalized service, residential warmth and luxury and a vigorous Sustainable Hospitality program. The Barclay is located off fashionable Park Avenue in the heart of midtown Manhattan’s east side near the city’s most exclusive Fifth Avenue shopping, dining, Broadway theaters, museums, Rockefeller Center, Times Square, Central Park and the United Nations headquarters.   Offering 685 luxurious guest rooms, including 86 suites, the Barclay is the hotel of choice for the world’s business, diplomatic, cultural and social circles.  Eighteen well-appointed function rooms provide elegant venues for corporate events, meetings, and social celebrations.  
The Barclay Bar & Grill
The Barclay Bar & Grill at the InterContinental New York Barclay provides American and Continental cuisine with Italian flair in an informal dining atmosphere. Open seven days from 7.00am to 10:30pm. The BB&G is known for its Natural Power Breakfast Buffet offering local, sustainable and organic food. The Barclay Bar is open through 1:00 am Monday to Sunday, offering a choice of over 100 martinis and cocktails and light menu in a comfortable club-like setting.  The Barclay Bar & Grill is located at the InterContinental New York Barclay Hotel, 111 East 48th Street,
New York, NY  10017  call 212-906-1400, or 212-906-3144 for reservations, or visit  opentable.com.
Sustainability in the City
The InterContinental New York Barclay practices the principles of the Triple Bottom Line: economic prosperity, social responsibility and environmental protection. The Barclay is now powered by 100% wind energy.  Nearly all food offered at the Barclay is organic, seasonal, natural or local, including our popular Natural Power Breakfast. Striving to make our hotel as eco-friendly as possible, the Barclay has a waste management program which includes composting and reduced paper consumption.  Eight-five percent of the hotels lighting is achieved with Compact Fluorescent Bulbs.  The InterContinental New York Barclay has "adopted" The Boys and Girls Club of Harlem and East Side Community High School and has forged a partnership which links that school with Hatua Likoni School and orphanage in Kenya.  Our hotel raises funds for Haiti, Chile and many other causes such as domestic violence, animal shelters and Cancer organizations.  We look forward to adding many more initiatives to our Corporate Responsibility strategy in 2011. InterContinental New York Barclay, 111 East 48th Street, New York, NY  10017 Tel. (212) 755-5900. www.intercontinentalnybarclay.com ; Facebook: www.facebook.com/NYBarclay ; Twitter: http://twitter.com/IC_NYBarclay ; http://foursquare.com/venue/85741———————————————————————–

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