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Date/Time 24 Dec 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm: at Back Forty West (Soho)

On Tuesday, December 24th, Christmas Eve, Back Forty West is hosting a Chinese banquet in honor of the holiday. Back in the day, every business closed up on Christmas Eve so Jews not wanting to cook would eat out in Chinese restaurants. Things sure have changed but in honor of that we are serving a family style banquet comprised of classic Chinese dishes developed by Peter Hoffman and Shanna Pacifico and capping off the meal with the best in Jewish desserts by pastry chef Jennifer Cobb. This is a festive non-denominational dinner, intended for everyone celebrating the holiday, the end of the shopping season and for anyone who is just looking for a fun night of delicious food. Festive drinks round out the event- Champagne by the glass, Pomegranate Mai Tais and fresh Yuzu Hemingways. $65 (Excludes beverage, tax, gratuity, and PayPal admin fee; $86 total) Tickets can be purchased below.

  • Steam Buns with Star Anise Pork and Shrimp Chive Dumplings
  • Manila Clam Hot Pot with Chiles, Ginger and Scallions
  • Tea Smoked Duck
  • Whole Steamed Black Bass
  • Crispy Suckling Pig
  • BBQ Fried Rice
  • New York Style Cheesecake with “Concord Hotel” Grape Sauce
  • Apricot Rugelach
  • Chocolate Babka
  • Clementine Ice
  • Back Forty West Fortune Cookies

When searching for tickets, begin by finding your group size.  Example: Tables of 6 will be available at 6:30pm and 9:30pm.  The cost of the table will be the equivalent of 6 tickets.  Christmas Dinner at Back Forty West are $65.  The total cost of each ticket includes food, sales tax, 20% gratuity and a paypal admin fee.  At Back Forty West in Soho the total cost of each ticket is $86.70.  The cost of a children’s ticket is $45.  Families with children will be credited the difference in a children’s ticket on Christmas Eve.


Bookings are currently closed for this event.