Staying Local for Thanksgiving? Six Spots Where You Can Wobble Before You Gobble, Get Stuffed with Turkey, the Fixin’s, and More!
Thanksgiving is holiday of culinary greatness. A problem if your cooking skills are below par and you’re staying home for the Holidays. Less of a problem since you live so close to the city’s hub of crave-worthy restaurants and bars.
Here’s a list of how to feast and party without the hassle of using your oven.
1) Le Fond
Come join Chef Jake Eberle at “Wobble Before You Gobble” — a Thanksgiving Eve cocktail party! Cut loose a lil’ before heading out of town. They’ll have $6 aperitif specials, including house recipe Kir Royale and warm mulled wine. Chef Jake Eberle will also being serving some bites to nibble, like country pate and a French onion soup-filled Russian-style pierog. Reservations not necessary. See the Menu here.
2) Greenpoint Beer and Ale Co.
Mixing it up and staying in town this year? Greenpoint Beer and Ale is hosting their 5th Annual Orphans Thanksgiving. Their new kitchen resident, @maizeysundaytacos will be a making a spicy twist on the traditional Thanksgiving dinner. For $65, get fed the unorthodox turkey and wash it down with included beer and wine. Then join your new “Orphan” family as you replace football with a screening of cult favorite “This Is Spinal Tap” directed by Rob Reiner. Click here to buy tickets!
3) Cherry Point
Need some charcuterie with your Turkey? Cherry Point will be serving a specially curated holiday feast alongside favorites from their every day menu. Thanksgiving Day Dinner starts at 4pm with dishes such as:
- Stuffed Turkey Breast Roulade with Rosemary Gravy
- Baked Sausage and Sage Stuffing
- Turkey Pot Pie with Suet Crust
- Baked Green Beans with Raclette Fondue and Fried Onions
- Apple Cobbler a la Mode
$75 gets you turkey dinner with all the classic sides plus dessert, coffee and a couple of special cocktails to warm you up!! Tax and gratuity are included and they’ll have football games playing in the heated yard, drink specials as well as Cornhole and cigars.
- Green Salad with Soft Herbs
- Roasted Turkey Breast with Confit Leg and Thigh
Buttermilk Biscuit Stuffing, Mashed Potatoes, and Gravy
- Cranberry Sauce, Cornbread Casserole, Roasted Sweet Potatoes, and Balsamic Glazed Beets.
- Pumpkin Custard with Cardamom Whipped Cream.