Part of enjoying the holidays means taking time out, including from the kitchen. In that regard, let us help you extend your holidays as long as possible with a few restaurant recommendations of places open on New Year’s Day. Hours can change, so be sure to check in with each restaurant. And in some cases, reservations are recommended.

Big Bowl: Noon to 8:30 p.m., regular menu in addition to daily specials. Rosedale,  Edina and Ridgedale shopping center locations; bigbowl.com