For The Turkeys

Thanksgiving is just days away and Foobooz has a link dump of recipes, tips, plus suggestions on where to pick up  or eat out for the holiday and a list of places to escape to after you leave all those relatives behind.


Guaranteed, Shola Olunloyo is preparing a turkey dinner unlike what you’ll be eating this Thursday. [Studiokitchen]

Main Line Today offers up a bunch of recipes for turkey and its accompaniments including Black Truffle and Foie Gras Stuffing. [Main Line Today]

Table Matters may be over the bird but still manage a promising recipe. [Table Matters]

Felicia D’Ambrosio shares her Polish great-grandmother’s stuffing recipe. [Meal Ticket]


In a tradition that we’re beginning to anticipate like the Peanuts Holiday specials, Craig LaBan is back touting his barbecued turkey. And this year he’s turned his back on his Big Green Egg and is barbecuing on his Weber charcoal grill. [Philadelphia Inquirer]

A Food Coma helpfully provides tips on surviving Thanksgiving as a Vegetarian. [Food Coma]

As for what to pair with your Thanksgiving meal check out these wine pairings and at least one dissenting vote.

Pick Up

Today’s your last chance to get a gourmet pie and help raise money for MANNA. [MANNA PA]

Villanova’s Maia is offering a Thanksgiving dinner to go. $150 serves 8 and reduces the hassle to about zero. [Latest Dish]

Forget cooking and let Du Jour Market cater your Thanksgiving. $32.50 per person for 4 courses. [Du Jour Market]

Yay or nay on the Wawa Gobbler? We say yay and dare to add bacon. []

Eat Out

Chez Colette will be offering a Thanksgiving brunch from 2 to 8 pm featuring Delmarva stuffing prepared with turkey sausage, crab and corn, cranberry red wine sauce and blue cheese mash potatoes. [Sofitel Philadelphia]

Devil’s Alley offers a holiday dinner menu for in the restaurant from 4 to 9pm. The menu is also available for take-out or delivery. [Menu PDF]

London Grill does a Turkey Day buffet from 4 to 7pm for $35 per person. $20 for the children. [London Grill]

Tavern 17 will be sporting a Thanksgiving menu complete with smoked turkey or lamb chops au poivre. The entrees are served with a choice of soup, salad and dessert for just $30 per person. [Tavern 17]

XIX is doing a buffet with live music from 1 to 6:30 pm. Items include raw bar, spiced pumpkin soup, carved turkey, black pepper crusted ribeyeand stuffing. $65 for adults, $32 for children. [XIX Nineteen]


Relieve yourself of relatives and get to the Thanksgiving After-Party at Devil’s Den. They’re tapping the Southern Tier Pumking which should be enough to distract you from the Eagles game on the big TVs.

Other bars that are open on Thanksgiving that are worth considering  include National Mechanics, the Grey Lodge (Opens at 7:30pm) and Memphis Taproom.