Our favorite turkey holiday might look a little different this year, thanks to COVID-19. Health officials recommend celebrating only with people in your household or taking precautions like keeping your distance and wearing a mask if you get together with others. So if you’re staying home and don’t feel like cooking, here’s a roundup of top Chicago restaurants offering Thanksgiving specials to go.
Bring home a Thanksgiving feast for any size gathering. Start by choosing a Free Range Minnesota Turkey at this restaurant in Chicago for $450 (feeds 4 to 6) or $550 (feeds 8 to 10). Or a Heritage Bred Brune Landaise Chicken for $270 (feeds 2 to 4). Then select your starters, salads, sides, and dessert. Delicious!
Get a real deal Thanksgiving meal! Enjoy smoked, carved Turkey Breast with gravy, Mashed Potatoes, String Beans, Cornbread Stuffing, Buttered Rolls, and Sweet Potato Pie Pieces. For 4 to 6 people, you’ll be dishing out $150. Just want the bird? Get a 15-pound turkey for $77.
Save time and hassle with chef Stephanie Izard’s Everything But The Turkey kit. This restaurant is offering Thanksgiving classics with a twist like Belize-Spiced Cranberries, Hong Kong Gravy, Roasted Hong Kong Sweet Potatoes, Green Bean Casserole, Southeast Asia Sausage, Apple & Mushroom Stuffing, and Southeast Asia Mashed Potatoes! Serves 6 for $249.
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Let the folks at Bub City do the cooking this year with their Thanksgiving Feast for $175 (serves 4). Featuring a Half Smoked Turkey with all the fixings, mashed potatoes and country gravy, autumn salad, and cranberry sauce. Place your order by Wednesday, November 25th for pickup on Thanksgiving Day between 9 AM and 1 PM.
Gobble down your turkey day dinner with a glass of wine, Bayan Ko style! The main dishes include Mojo Marinated Turkey Roulade, Adobo Pork Belly, Shrimp Al Ajillo. And sides: shaved Brussel Sprouts & Mushroom Pancit, Chorizo Cornbread Stuffing, Garlic Fried Rice, and Black Beans & Maduros. Still have room? Top it off with a Salted Caramel Flan. Cue the drool emojis. Feeds 4 to 6 for $195. Order by November 18th!
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Spending the day with your sweetheart? Brass Heart is a restaurant in Chicago that is open on Thanksgiving to provide you with Poussin Chickens stuffed with brioche dressing, Green Bean and Wild Mushroom Casserole, 50/50 Duchess Whipped Potatoes, Cranberry Sauce, Roasted Chicken Pan Gravy, Brussels Sprouts, Sweet Potato Pie, and a bottle of Rose! This Thanksgiving meal serves 2 and cost $175.
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Get a taste of southern cooking without leaving your couch. Virtue is offering a complete Thanksgiving Meal (feeds 4 to 6) for $189. Feast your eyes on a whole brined & roasted turkey, collard greens, giblet gravy, candied yams, cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes, and pecan pie. Wowza.
Create the ultimate feast with Thanksgiving Prepped & Ready from River Roast. Meals can be picked up between November 23-26. Those who pick up their meals in advance will have reheat and cooking instructions included for day-of preparation. If picked up on Thanksgiving Day, all dishes will be cooked prior to pick-up.
Menu items include:
- – Local Farm-Raised, Herb-Brined Turkey
- – Kale & Pear Salad with dried cherry, red onion, walnuts, blue cheese, and smoked pear vinaigrette
- – Roast Carrots & Dirt with Pumpernickel Breadcrumbs, Goat Cheese, and Balsamic
- – Stuffing with House Sausage, Apples, and Parsnips
- – Brussels Sprouts with Salt & Pickled Vinaigrette
- – Carrot Cake with vanilla cream cheese frosting
- – Pumpkin Pie with fall spiced meringue
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To see the full menu available to order including cocktail kits and to place an order, visit Tock.
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