Foodie Friday: Dining Out For Thanksgiving 2016!

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Highlighting Where You Can Eat Out for Thanksgiving This Year

Happy Friday Foodies! As I’m sure you’re aware, Thanksgiving is less than a week away and everyone, self-proclaimed foodie or not, is ready to get their stomachs full and enjoy time with their friends and family. Though it’s tradition to cook homemade delectables during this holiday, not everyone has their feast at home.

CNN reported that according to the National Restaurant Association (NRA), about 15 million Americans eat out for the biggest meal of the year and that’s not including the additional four million people who opt for take out or our beloved fast food foodies who pig out at places such as KFC and McDonalds. In total, we’re looking at roughly 20 million or more Americans who don’t have Thanksgiving dinner at grandma’s house. So if you or someone you know is apart of that number and are unsure of where to go, below is a list of places open for business this Thanksgiving.

Thanksgiving plate at Rotisserie Georgette

Rôtisserie Georgette (NYC)

Price: $84, kids $40; On the menu: The three-course menu offers a selection of appetizers, including chestnut soup with black truffle croutons and a red and golden beet salad with crispy prosciutto and toasted hazelnuts. The roasted turkey entree is accompanied by sausage, sage and brioche stuffing, pommes purees with turkey jus and cranberry-orange compote; or, go non-traditional with a whole roasted branzino of beef prime rib. Sweets include a chocolate pot de creme and the restaurant’s special tarte tatin for two, with tangy creme fraiche.

Alma at the Standard (Los Angeles)

Ari Taymor’s restaurant at the Standard on Sunset Boulevard will serve Thanksgiving dinner from 5:30 to 10 p.m. Dinner is a three-course family-style meal priced at $65 per person. Specialty fall cocktails will also be available. 10% of the proceeds will go to Alma Community Outreach.

Thanksgiving at South City Kitchen

South City Kitchen Midtown  (ATL)

Offering a 3-course menu that’s priced at $45 per person. Our regular ala carte menu is not available on Thanksgiving Day.

Di Pescara (Chicago)

Di Pescara offers its holiday menu any way you want it — dine-in ($40 per person), carryout or delivery ($36 per person for either) — served in family-style portions with turkey and a selection of salads, entrees, sides and desserts. Children ages 5-12 eat half-price. Noon to 7 p.m.

Wherever you decide to go this year, be sure that love, kindness, and gratitude are on the menu.

Written By: Kyree Shockley

kyree shockley

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