Food For Thought — November 21, 2013 at 10:55 am

Turkey Day Rescue



Fret not, hungry New Yorkers! Just because Thanksgiving is a mere week away is no reason to go into panic mode. Some of New York’s top restaurants are allowing you to slack off on your cooking this holiday by offering some amazing Thanksgiving meals. Check out all this city has to offer!


Raymi is offering hungry New Yorkers an awesome Thanksgiving To-Go for eight people. The $150 dinner includes a 16 lb. turkey marinated in veggies and spices, gravy, fall kale salad, pastel de choclo stuffing, roasted brussel sprouts with bacon, aji amarillo mashed potatoes, butter brioche dinner rolls and sweet potato pie. Best of all, it comes with easy to follow instructions for re-heating from chef Erik Ramirez. Orders must be placed by Nov. 22.

Circolo45 is offering up a delightful three course Thanksgiving menu for just $35! There will be plenty of options for diners for each course, with options including green squash soup, classic lasagna, and of course oven baked turkey. 

DBGB Kitchen and Bar is serving up a three course Thanksgiving menu for $55 per person from 12-9pm. Menu highlights include autumn squash soup, traditional roasted turkey and pumpkin pie.

Marco Polo Ristorante is dishing out a three course prix fixe dinner full of classic and contemporary Italian dishes. Enjoy dishes such as Zuppa di Zucca, traditional roasted turkey with the fixings and Torta di Noci for $37.95 per person. There will be seatings at 1pm, 3pm, 5pm and 7pm. Call to make your reservation.

Jones Wood Foundry is allowing diners to come in for a three course Thanksgiving dinner for just $39, along with a limited version of their regular a la carte menu. Some items include butternut squash ravioli, roast turkey, and pumpkin pie. Additionally, you can also order Thanksgiving ToGo for $25 per person with a minimum of four people. Orders must be placed by Nov. 21.
Desmond’s Steakhouse is offering quite the deal with their Thanksgivukkah Buffet. Since the first night of Hannukah overlaps with Thanksgiving, the restaurant will offer traditional T-Day fare, as well as braised brisket, latkes, smoked salmon tartare and other cuisine associated with Hannukah. The buffet is $65 per person and Desmond’s will also be offering their regular a la carte menu.
Daniel is offering a three course Thanksgiving menu from 12-7pm for $175 per person in the main dining room and $145 per person in the lounge.
Pippali is serving an a la carte menu of Thanksgiving themed Indian dishes for those wishing to do something outside the box. Dishes include Dum Pukht, a slow cooked turkey with yogurt marinade and Indian flavors of cloves, bay leaves, cinnamon and herbs, as well as Sultani, a bread pudding. The restaurant will be open from 11:30am until 3pm for lunch and from 5pm to 10pm for dinner.
Bell, Book and Candle will be serving a Thanksgiving dinner for $55 per person from 1-8pm, with dishes such as soup, turkey, sourdough sage stuffing and apple pie.
Mumbles is offering diners a three course meal that includes soup or salad, choice of entree, dessert and coffee for $37 per person.  Seatings are available at 12pm, 2pm, 4:30pm, 7pm and 9pm. Their regular menu will also be available. 
Sons of Essex has you covered with a fantastic three course meal for $68. They will be offering Thanksgiving favorites like turkey and pumpkin pie, as well as braised short ribs and lobster risotto.
Neely’s Barbeque Parlor has a world class deal for just $20.95. Enjoy butternut squash soup, stuffed turkey, mashed potatoes, green beans and pumpkin pie all for a low price. Don’t forget to finish your meal with a Tennessee Toddy cocktail.

Barley & Grain is offering its customers a family style dinner from 3-9pm. The $49 four course meal includes dishes such as onion and gruyere tartlet, apple & brown sugar braised short rib, herb roasted turkey and more. All tables will also receive four side dishes, served family style and a complimentary glass of sparkling punch.

Teqa Tequileria is hosting a Mexican style Turkey Day with a three course prix fixe menu. For $45 you will receive margaritas on the house, and delicious menu items such as jumbo lump crab cakes, stuffed turkey breast and churros.

Madison & Vine is serving up a wonderful Thanksgiving menu for $50 per person. Menu highlights include butternut squash and pumpkin bisque, roasted turkey, mushroom and white truffle ravioli and hot apple pot pie. 

The Lion is dishing out an $85 prix fixe Thanksgiving menu, featuring classic dishes such as turkey roulade and berkshire pork chop, as well as fun alternatives like local diver scallops and burgers. 

David Burke Fishtail is offering a seafood inspired Thanksgiving menu for $75 per person. Dishes include Nantucket bay scallops, lobster dumplings, Maine lobster and more.

East 12th Osteria is offering a few options for their Thanksgiving prix fixe from 11am until 9pm. Enjoy two courses and dessert for $29 ($44 with wine pairing) or three  courses and dessert for $39 ($50 with wine pairing).


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