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Ring in the New Year with free (FREE!) Champagne

Charleston’s Bridge Road Bistro is offering a pretty sweet dinner deal this Friday for New Year’s Eve. If you start enjoying the South Hills restaurant’s special multi-course dinner between the hours of 5 and 6:30 p.m., you’ll receive a complimentary 375 ml. bottle of Canard-Duchene Brut French Champagne.

On the menu …

APPETIZERS:

  • BRB Crab Cakes with Corn and Edamame Succotash, Smoked Tomato Buerre Blanc
  • Bacon-Wrapped Carolina Quail Breast with Sweet Potato & Shitake Mushroom Medley and Red Wine Gastrique
  • Grilled Atlantic Jumbo Prawns with Bistro Cocktail Sauce
  • Maine Lobster Bisque with Vanilla Chantilly

SALADS

  • Baby Bibb with Toasted Walnuts, Oven Roasted Tomatoes, Grilled Pears & Blue Cheese with Roasted Shallot Vinaigrette
  • Baby Lettuces with Fresh Chevre & Mushroom Strudel, Roasted Beets, Dried Cranberries and Pickled OSO Sweet Onions with Aged Balsamic Vinaigrette

ENTREES

  • Seared Alaskan Halibut with Lobster and Baby Leek Ragout, Yukon Golden Whipped Potatoes and Lobster Buerre Blanc
  • Grilled Petit Filet “Oscar” with Lump Crabmeat, Asparagus, Sautéed Wild Mushrooms & Dauphinoise Potatoes, Hollandaise Sauce and Natural Demi
  • Grilled Double Lamb Chops with Kalamata Olive Tapenade, Truffle Scented Pancetta Risotto, Fried Artichoke Heart & Baby Carrots, Balsamic Roasted Shallots and Rosemary Jus
  • Portobello Mushroom & Grilled Vegetable “Wellington” with Baby Winter Vegetables & Parsnip Puree, Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

DESSERTS

  • Warm Chocolate Truffle Cake with Espresso Ice Cream and Raspberry Coulis
  • Morgan Orchard Apple Tart with Vanilla Bean Ice Cream and Caramel Sauce
  • Bistro Cheese Selection of Irish Cheddar, Hudson Valley Camembert & Mountain Gorgonzola 

And in addition to free bubbly and always-awesome food, Ryan Kennedy and Co. will play live music in the bar area. The cost is $85 per person, plus 6% tax and 20% gratuity. For reservations, call (304) 720-3500.