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Detroit Athletic Club, New Year's Eve celebration [menu]

Detroit Athletic Club, Detroit, MI, December 31, 1918

The celebratory drawing on this New Year’s cover shows Baby New Year ousting Father Time, and 1918, with a champagne bottle. The folded menu is tied with red ribbon. Inside, the dinner menu lists grapefruit Macedoine, celery, olives, nuts, essence of mushrooms, crabmeat moderne, broiled Guinea chicken with sweet potato croquette, salade princesse, 1919 ice cream and fancy cakes, and coffee.
 
From the Culinary Institute of America Menu Collection, Herbert Ernest Menu Collection, menu 5-138.