Thanksgiving Offerings Around South Florida

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While some of us love hosting Thanksgiving dinner, others prefer letting someone else handle all the holiday duties. If you fall in that latter category, you’re in luck: There’s no shortage of Thanksgiving offerings around South Florida. Check out this extensive list and find the perfect Thanksgiving fixin’s for you and your loved ones.


 

American Social

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American Social (Las Olas & Brickell) will run a Thanksgiving prix fixe menu on turkey day for dine-in or take out. The three-course menu is available for $34.99 a person. For groups of four or more that prefer to eat at home, AmSo will prepare, cook and package a complete Thanksgiving spread for your convenience. Dinner is available for pick up starting Wednesday evening.

FINKA Table and Tap

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FINKA Table and Tap has taken the guesswork out of the Holidays with a Special Takeout Holiday Menu. Although the restaurant will be closed for both Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve, FINKA Fans will be able to get their fix of the Korean, Peruvian, and Cuban fusion from this special menu available only at the takeout window.

For Thanksgiving, choose between 12-14lb Whole Roasted Turkey or 2-3lb Whole Roasted Chicken both served with Cuban Bread & Duck Bacon Stuffing and Naranja Agria Gravy. For Christmas, keep it traditionally Cuban with a Roasted Pork Leg or Masitas de Puerco.

Chef Eileen Andrade has also thought about those of you who never like to show up to Holiday dinners empty handed. The Chef has put together a star line-up of side dishes and desserts such as Truffled Mashed Potatoes, Korean Style Brussels Sprouts, and Chimichurri Roasted Fingerling Potatoes are sure to be a hit at the family dinner table. For dessert, try the Guava Bread Pudding or the Whole Guava Cheesecake.

Orders are now being accepted and have a deadline of November 24, 2015 for Thanksgiving and December 22, 2015 for Christmas Eve. All orders are to be picked up on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Eve by 4pm at the Take-Out Window. To place an order, please call (305) 227-8818.


The National

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From 5 p.m. to close on Thanksgiving Day, guests can enjoy a three-course feast that includes roasted butternut squash soup, farm raised turkey, giblet gravy and cranberry sauce, cornbread stuffing, yams, and bourbon pecan and chocolate pie a la mode. Cost is $29 for adults and $15 for children (not including tax and tip). Call 305-423-7211 for more details.

db Bistro Moderne

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On Thursday, November 26th, db Bistro Moderne invites families and friends to enjoy a three-course, prix fixe Thanksgiving dinner prepared by Chef Jason Pringle that is sure to satisfy from start to finish. The festive menu is filled with seasonal dishes such as Pumpkin Soup with Caramelized Apple, Spiced Crème Fraîche, Traditional Roast Turkey with Chestnut Dressing, Cranberry Chutney Brussels Sprouts, Whipped Sweet Potato, Gravy, and the Green Apple Mille-Feuille with Granny Smith Apple, Butternut Crémeux, Puff Pastry Smoked Vanilla Ice Cream.

Embracing in the giving this season brings, db Bistro Moderne will be sending each guest home with a complimentary Turkey Sandwich to-go, to enjoy the following day. Cost is $65 for adults and $35 for kids 12 and younger. Call 305.421.8800 for reservations.

Driftwood Room

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Driftwood Room at Nautilus, a SIXTY Hotel, in South Beach invite guests to give thanks this year with a special prix-fixe menu. Chef Alex Guarnaschelli and Chef de Cuisine Lucas Marino have created a four-course Thanksgiving Feast for a set price of $59 excluding tax and gratuity. Menu highlights include Red Kuri Squash Carpaccio with toasted pepitas and fresh pomegranate, Slow-Cooked Hen-of-the-Woods Mushrooms and Roasted Amish Turkey with Grilled Bronzino with gravy, cranberry orange sauce, whipped mashed potatoes, papa Guarnaschelli’s stuffing, roasted brussels sprouts with nutmeg.

Bianca at Delano

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Leave the work to Delano and indulge in a three-course meal this Thanksgiving at Bianca at Delano. With a pre-fixe menu including the perfect holiday selections from

Chef Jason Bamford, your taste buds will be spoiled with the flavorful fall options. Choose from autumn squash soup or mixed petite greens, followed by a traditional turkey dinner or a Delmonico rib eye. Finish off your meal with the perfect Thanksgiving dessert: a warm apple crostata with cinnamon caramel chards and maple pecan gelato.

Thanksgiving dinner is priced at $65 per person. For reservations, please call 305-674-5752.

Gianni’s at the Villa

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Celebrate this Thanksgiving dining in the lap of luxury at Gianni’s at the Villa. Indulge in an extravagant three-course meal with selections by Chef Thomas Stewart, beginning with a choice of Gamberino St. Remo (pan seared Key West prawns) or a rich truffle butternut squash zuppa. The lavish seasonal menu continues with the main course- a choice of traditional turkey dinner, Wagyu skirt steak, or Spanish bronzino- and culminates in a decadent dessert of tarte tatin or pumpkin pots de crème.

Thanksgiving dinner is priced at $120 per person. For reservations, please call 786-485-2200

Toscana Divino (To Go)

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Get ready for a professionally prepared Turkey dinner that’s great for AT LEAST eight hungry people. We invite you to enjoy a stress free holiday and leave the cooking to the family at Toscana Divino. This is a great opportunity that allows you to truly enjoy the company of your friends and family in your own home.

Everything will be packed in oven ready containers so all you need to do is preheat your oven and load it up when ready. Just to be safe, detailed instructions will be given from the chefs at Toscana Divino when you pick up your feast!

This offer is limited to the first 25 guests to reserve. Last year sold out, so don’t delay. Immediate payment secures your feast. Leftover recipes will be included from the kitchen. Your feast includes:

  • Herb and Citrus Roast Turkey (whole bird)
  • Dreaded Brussels Sprouts
  • TD Smoked Mashed Potatoes
  • Butternut Squash Gnocchi
  • Apple, Sage, and Italian Sausage Stuffing
  • Pumpkin Pie (whip cream included!!!)
  • Turkey Gravy
  • Cranberry sauce

Cost is $160 (not including tax and gratuity). Call (305) 371-2767 for more information.

SUSHISAMBA Coral Gables

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On Thanksgiving Day, guests can expect the regular menu along with holiday a la carte specials such as:

  • Butternut Squash and Clementine Bellini
  • Braised Short Rib Gyoza
  • Mojo Roasted Organic Turkey
  • Kabocha Cheesecake Harumaki

Call (305) 448-4990 for more information.

SUGARCANE Raw Bar Grill

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For Thanksgiving, the team will be offering deliciously festive a la carte specials in addition to the regular menu. Guests can expect to find items such as:

  • Cobia Tataki
  • Romesco Rubbed Confit Turkey
  • Butter Basted Local Snapper
  • Sweet Potato Tart
  • Kahlua Chocolate Bisque

Call 786-369-0353 for more information.

The Local Craft Food and Drink

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The Local Craft Food & Drink, Coral Gables’ poppin’ American Gastropub, will cater to pre-Thanksgiving Day feasters on Wednesday, November 25, by extending their kitchen hours until 1 am, with the bar closing at 2 am. Locals can enjoy Chef Phillip Bryant’s expertly crafted, craveable pub grub, sip on specialty cocktails and microbrews, and rejoice in the fact they they’re off Thanksgiving Day. The staff at The Local will also enjoy the day with their families on Thursday, November 26, as the restaurant will be closed in observance of the holiday.

The Local Craft Food & Drink located at 150 Giralda Avenue in Coral Gables, serves lunch Monday– Friday from noon- 3 p.m., dinner seven days a week from 4:30 p.m.- 10 p.m. and a late night menu until 1 a.m. on  Thursday-Saturday,

Beauty & The Feast Bar | Kitchen

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Beauty & the Feast Bar | Kitchen will feature an extraordinary Thanksgiving Feast from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, November 26th. Enjoy a prix fixe menu featuring an unlimited wide variety of small plates, feast dishes and gourmet food stations. The cost is $49.95 per adult, $19.95 for children under 12 years old and free for kids under three years old.

Let the feast begin! Awaken your senses at Beauty & the Feast Bar|Kitchen, a new style of dining featuring an eclectic menu and enchanting ambiance located on the lobby level of The Atlantic Hotel & Spa on Fort Lauderdale Beach. Offering an alluring warm-lit atmosphere, spectacular ocean views and an enticing cocktail area, the restaurant serves a flavorful array of small plates, entrees, and family-style feast plates.

For reservations or for more information, please call 954-567-8070 or visit www.society8.com.

Cibo Wine Bar

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For Thanksgiving, Cibo Wine Bar will be offering a three-course prix fixe menu at all three locations, including the newly opened Fort Lauderdale outpost. Menu highlights include beef carpaccio, traditional thyme-butter roasted turkey breast, pumpkin ravioli, mascarpone pumpkin mousse and apple cranberry crostata. Tax and tip not included.

 

The Bazaar by Jose Andres

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Dinner will be served at 6pm on Thursday, November 26, and patrons of The Bazaar by Jose Andres can indulge in a lovely Thanksgiving dinner that’s sure to be a culinary delight. Highlights include:

o   Savory mains include traditional treats, a few with a modern twist, including: squash soup with vanilla, curry and Taylor Bay scallops; creamy mushroom rice with wild foraged mushrooms and Idiazabal cheese; Amish farmed turkey, featuring a truffled breast, confit leg and topped with traditional gravy; spiced lamb lion with hazelnut puree, apricot and mushrooms; Blue Nose sea bass accompanied with squash blossoms and fumet; brussels sprouts with lemon puree, apricots, grapes, lemon air and plantains; green bean casserole with matsutake mushrooms, crispy shallots; sweet potato with marshmallow fluff and caramelize pecans; spiced cranberries with Florida citrus and Ceylon cinnamon; Butifarra cornbread stuffing with guindilla and piquillo peppers and pork sausage.

o   Sweet treats put a spin on classics with a deconstructed pumpkin pie featuring toasted graham, meringue and maple air. Chocolate lovers and rejoice with the decadent spiced chocolate cremeaux created with pumpkin cake tuile and pumpkin ice cream.

Seaspice

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Miami’s picturesque riverside restaurant Seaspice will be open for Thanksgiving Day offering diners an indulgent prix-fixe menu for $75 per person.

Course 1
Pan seared foie Gras/ sweet and sour granny smith apple/ turnip puree/ seabeans
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Butternut squash soup/ Uni Chantilly/ orange gremoulata
or
Cranberry Toast/ goat cheese/ toasted walnuts/ baby arugula/ roasted pecans/ purple watercress

Course 2
Slow cooked free range turkey/ maple butter sweet potato puree/ Green bean tempura/ marcona almond crumble
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Slow cooked Lamb chuck / eggplant puree/ honey citrus yogurt/ zaahtar spice/ confit sunchokes

Dessert
Warm sweet potato clafoutis/ pear- date compote/toasted marshmallow fluff
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Tocinillo del cielo/ meyer lemon sponge/ black currant

Eden Roc Resort Miami Beach

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From 11am to 5pm on Thursday, November 26, patrons of Eden Roc Resort Miami Beach can pre-game (we won’t tell!) with a Thanksgiving Day brunch, available for $95 (inclusive of alcohol) or $75 (exclusive of alcohol), per person. Children ages 6 – 12, $40, per child; children under the age of five eat free. Highlights include:

o   To start, fresh and local seasonal salad station, a chilled seafood and ceviche bar, as well as local and imported cheeses with chutneys, honey, and flatbreads.

o   As mains, guests can enjoy a carving station with brine and roasted turkey with roulade of stuff thigh; honey and spice glazed roasted pork shoulder serviced with bao buns, accompaniments and sauces; as well as herb and garlic roasted prime rib.

o   Sides include all the classics, as well as a few surprises, including: cranberry relish, giblet gravy and au jus, andouille and jalapeno cornbread, rustic style stuffing, caramelized sweet potato with marshmallow topping , green beans with garlic, herbs and lemon, roasted fingerling potatos, wild rice etouffe, mac and cheese, seasonal vegetables and casseroles, and holiday breads.

o   For dessert, Eden Roc Resort Miami Beach will offer an assortment of holiday classics and pieces.