It’s just two weeks to Thanksgiving, and for those of us who aren’t planning a traditional at-home feast, there are many great options to choose from.
Serving up traditional fare with flair, Eastern Standard is offering a three course menu that will include squash soup with mulling spices and pecans, a bountiful turkey plate and a selection of pies.
Hungry for a heritage feast? Treat yourself at L’Espalier with a prix fixe or a degustation menu, with a heritage New England bird, optional Atlantic oysters with American caviar.
The Merchant is serving up a prix fixe three course menu in addition to offering dishes a la carte. Alternatives to a traditional turkey dinner include slow roasted Irish sea trout or a wild mushroom risotto with truffle honey. With choices like that, turkey’s for the birds!
Melisse is offering a prix fixe Thanksgiving dinner featuring Chef Josiah Citrin’s Mom’s traditional Thanksgiving sides, including praline pecan yams and fresh cranberry sauce. Thank you, Mom!
In New York:
ABC Cocina and ABC Kitchen will serve a special prix fixe menu with a different take on roast turkey and roast lobster on each menu. Fluke carpaccio will be your first dish at ABC Kitchen and you’ll end the meal with caramel apple pie, while next door at ABC Cocina, you’ll start with a salmon crudo and finish with a piloncillo roasted pumpkin pie — a delicious twist on a classic!
In the spirit of the season, Aldea will offer a prix fixe meal with a number of options for appetizers, entrees and desserts. Their turkey comes with chorizo-brioche stuffing and cranberry orange jam, a sure crowd-pleaser.
If you’re looking for a delicious Thanksgiving adventure, try the three course menu at Louro, which include appetizers like uni with crispy sweetbreads with roasted squash and basil pistou. For a hint of extra decadence, supplement your meal with shaved white truffles!
For both a turkey and an egg, Meadowsweet has you covered, with a three course prix fixe that includes both a poached Hudson Valley egg choice for your appetizer and a roasted and braised turkey entree.
No matter where you choose to celebrate we hope your Thanksgiving dinner will be a delight, and if you chose not to dine at home, we’re happy to help you get seated.
Nadja Blagojevic, Director of Content and Communications