La Fonda Boricua
169 E 106th St. (btwn Lex & 3rd)
One of Harlem's most famous Puerto Rican restaurants is serving up FREE Asopao de Pollo soup from 7am-10am. Expect delicious Afro-Caribbean/Latin jazz music all day along with happy hour specials.
10ak Presents: One of A Kind Change
453 W. 17th in Chelsea -- 10pm-??
DJ Nick Cohen and DJ Sinatra will be spinning the crowd into an champagne-induced Obama fever. Perhaps Obama-mania will loosen up the door policy for one night only.
2 Harrison St. in Tribeca
Tribeca's elegant Chanterelle is broadcasting the inauguration and offering a symbolic $44 (tax and tip included) lunch. The three-course repast includes bourbon butternut squash soup, chicken pot pie with wild mushrooms and lobster salad, and applewood-smoked bacon "LBLT." Forty-Four fervor: Employees Only's mixologists contributed the effervescent Yes We Can, concocted with prosecco, orange bitters and kumquat liquor. (from Metro Mix)
Most Unseasonal Obama-Fest:
The General Greene
229 Dekalb Ave. Ft. Greene Brooklyn
This Fort Greene hangout feature a very presidential...luau. Major props to owner Nicholas Morgenstern! The Hawaiian-themed $20.09 meal deal includes crisp suckling pig, sweet potato mash, grilled pineapple and coconut-banana cream pie. Forty-Four fervor: Afterward, head down Dekalb Avenue to bistro Chez Oskar for $5 cocktails including Dirty Democrats, Rotten Republicans and Yes-we-can-ohitos. (from Metro Mix)
Check out these sites for full listings of all the city's festivities:
Harlem OneStop: Obama-Mania!
MetroMix New York: Obamapalooza
Restaurant Girl: Inauguration in NYC
MurphGuide: Inaguration Day Parties