And Get Through New Year's Day in One Piece


Americano invites you to toast 2013 with them. Photo courtesy Americano.

Sooooo, look who celebrated New Year’s Eve like a rock star, and now is totally hurting. Here are some spots that will be open to help you get through the day and ring in 2013 with some sort of panache. You can also check OpenTable for more options, including ~FARMERBROWN~, ~OUT THE DOOR~, and ~MAVERICK~.

This is some excellent news: ~WISE SONS DELI~ is going to be open on New Year’s Day, serving matzo ball soup, their Reuben, and other dishes to help restore your chutzpah.

~FOREIGN CINEMA~ is bringing back its hangover brunch on New Year’s Day, with dishes like their hangover soup with a poached farm egg, their croque madame, and more. Let their famed Sunday Bloody Caesar bring you back to life. 11am-3pm.

Have some family and friends in town? Start 2013 off right, with a fantastic view and a toast to our fair city. ~TOP OF THE MARK~ will be serving brunch from 10am-2pm with a deluxe buffet menu (here’s the menu from 2011). Reservations are $99 for adults and $45 for kids, and can be made by calling 415-616-6941. 1 Nob Hill at Mason.

More buffet action: you can also get your bunch on at ~AMERICANO~ in the Hotel Vitale. They’ll be serving a buffet from 10:30am-2:30pm for $40, with unlimited beverages available for an additional $20. Children under 12 eat for $25. Reservations can be made by calling 415-278-3777.

~GRAND CAFÉ~ will also be offering brunch on New Year’s Day. Take a look at the menu here, and call the restaurant at 415-292-0101 for reservations.

For a full-blown night of hangover preparation, or just a brunch on New Year’s Day, head to ~AUREA~ in the renovated Marriott Stanford Court Hotel. They’ve got a serious brunch menu, including a burger that’s available stuffed with naughty foie gras; for $28, you get the burger plus a beer or Bloody Mary. They’ve also got a hangover cure hotel room package if you’d like to spend the night somewhere other than home. 905 California St. at Powell, 415-989-3500.

For order-ahead convenience at home, check out ~THE WHOLE BEAST~. They’ll be offering a lucky cassoulet with Rancho Gordo yellow-eye beans and Llano Seco smoked hocks, hams, and double-smoked bacon, plus Whole Beast Berkshire pork belly confit and kielbasa. The topping will be fried black-eye peas, pork cracklings and pain de mie crumbs tossed with seasoned pork fat. I know, WHOA. There are some winter root vegetables in there, too (fennel, carrots, and leeks). $75, and will feed 6-10 people. You can pick up or have the goods delivered ahead of time—check their website for details and instructions (details should be posted very soon).

Across the bridge in Sausalito, check out ~COPITA~’s hangover brunch menu. Nothing helps a hangover like fresh air and some Mexican food—just ask Dita. They’ll be serving brunch from 10am-4pm, and reservations can be made by calling the restaurant. 739 Bridgeway at Spinnaker, Sausalito, 415-331-7400.

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Tuesday Jan 1, 2013