The Last-Minute Christmas and New Year's Eve Dining Guide Slideshow

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Chicago: Christmas Eve

Drake Bros (pictured): Inside the stately Drake Hotel, a lavish Christmas Eve buffet, including crabcakes, turkey, dry-aged pork loin, Scotch eggs, and duck confit salad, will be on offer.

Markethouse: Chef Scott Walton’s farm-to-table restaurant will be serving up a prix fixe meal that includes prime rib, cassoulet, and gingersnap bread pudding.

Aria: For a change of pace, this restaurant inside the swanky Fairmont Hotel will be serving a traditional "Jewish Christmas Dinner": a three-course Chinese meal. To round out the experience, each guest will receive a voucher for a ticket to the AMC movie theater located a couple of blocks away.

David Burke’s Primehouse: This modern steakhouse will be serving their full menu of solid steaks and sides, as well as a few specials like prime rib.

Sixteen at Trump: For those looking to splurge, if it’s got the Trump name on it you know it’s going to be a pricey, but worth it, dinner. This $150 five-course tasting menu in the Trump hotel is topped off with a traditional bûche de noël with roasted pear gelée and speculoos ice cream.