Photo courtesy of Norma’s Cafe.

Norma’s Cafe, at Central Expressway and Park Lane, will open Wednesday, Jan. 1, at 7:00 a.m. to ring in 2020. Enjoy free samples of black-eyed peas. Specials include corned beef and cabbage. Don’t forget to try the restaurant’s annual game: Guess the amount of black-eyed peas inside a jar. Five winners will be randomly drawn and will be announced in mid-January to receive free chicken fried steak for the entire year.

Blatt Beer & Table, a gastropub in Preston Hollow Village, opens on New Year’s Day at noon. The brunch menu includes the Blattiator, Down South Sunrise and The Cure Burger.

Blue Sushi Sake Grill, 7859 Walnut Hill Lane, Suite 180, is open from 12-10 p.m. The menu offers a diverse range of traditional and creative maki, sashimi and nigiri. The restaurant also touts its vegan maki.

Cindi’s New York Deli, 11111 N. Central Expressway (between Northaven and Royal), is open 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Start the year with pancakes, omelettes, knishes, cheese blintzes, nova lox and migas.

Maple Leaf Diner, 12817 Preston Road, is open 7 a.m.-9 p.m. Sample such Canadian dishes as poutine, Canadian peameal bacon, butter tarts and Nanaimo Bars.

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