And here I thought I’d be spending the night with a few other couples here in town. Well, sometimes when you step under center and see man coverage, you have to call an audible. That may or may not be what’s about to happen on NYE now that I know that the Times Square Olive Garden is going to be a total scene when the ball drops.
What? You didn’t even know there was a Garden in Times Square? Ha, no big deal. I know the Big Apple isn’t for everyone. They don’t call it the city doesn’t sleep for nothing. If you’re still trying to figure out where you’ll ring in 2016, I think it’s safe to say you have options, my friend. Or should I say, “option.”
For a remarkably affordable $400, you can enjoy a buffet, open bars, and a DJ. Yeah, you read that right. Imagine how dope you’ll feel when the stuffed chicken marsala blesses your taste buds as the DJ drops some Megan Trainor and the whole ristorante gets LIT. Seriously, imagine that. All that and you’re right in the heart of the action. Can’t say for sure, but I bet you’ll be close enough to Seacrest that you might even catch a whiff of his Coolwater cologne.
Full disclosure: if you’re concerned about watching the ball drop, this may not be for you. Apparently “it’s a limited view,” according to manager Michael Garver, a dude who I can only imagine slays all day every day. But are you really that worried about watching the ball drop? There’s gonna be braised beef and tortellini just sitting there begging for it, so who gives a fuck about the ball?
Still on the fence? Check out these satisfied customers.
Oh, shit. Shade tossed at that Jersey Olive Garden. Step your game up.
Guess the only problem you’ll have is overeating, which isn’t even a problem in my book. My metabo is through the roof. Oh, and again with New Jersey. What’s going on over there?
And if you’re looking for a first hand account, HuffPost was able to track down a survivor of what was likely a legendary rager.
According to Jessica Parkin, who attended the 2014 celebration with friends, the hefty price tag is well worth it — there were a “load of people desperately trying” to scalp the group’s tickets, she said.
“From the Olive Garden you couldn’t see the main stage or the ball drop, but around 11:40 p.m. we were taken through the back door to the Olive Garden and onto the streets in our own gated section where you could see the ball drop and be part of all the action. It was perfect,” she told The Huffington Post.
Who’s not trying to walk out the back door of an Olive Garden on NYE? Show me that person. Didn’t think so. This thing is clearly going to be more than va bene!
That’s the face of someone who knows what’s up. How did that only get 9 likes? Hit her with a follow.
I hope to see many of you there because I’m in. Just need to run it by the wife..
[via New York Post]