Timothy O’Toole’s Pub will hold their ninth annual “Turkey Testicle Festival” and pumpkin pie eating competition on Black Wednesday, November 21. The turkey testicle eating contest will take place at 9 p.m., with the winner receiving a whole frozen turkey to prepare for their own Thanksgiving Day feast. At 11 p.m., the pub will hold a pumpkin pie eating contest with the winner receiving a $25 gift certificate. To enter the eating competitions, simply show up at O’Toole’s and register before 9 p.m.
Need some liquid courage in order to compete? Toast to the holiday with one of 48 craft brews on tap, or imbibe with Black Wednesday’s drink specials, including $6 Absolut cocktails, $16 Miller Lite/Coors Light/Bud Light pitchers and half-priced bottles of wine. O'Toole's will also be tapping eight varieties of Goose Island's Bourbon County Brand Stout starting at 5 p.m. (5 oz. samples, $9; reserve 5 oz. samples, $12).
Chef Corey Grupe will offer a bevy of Thanksgiving themed dishes from November 21-23. The featured specials (outlined below), include: Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner Plate; Open Faced Hot Turkey Sandwich; Turkey Panini; and a “Bucket of Balls” (deep fried turkey testicles served with choice of dipping sauce). To finish, enjoy a slice of pumpkin pie topped with whipped cream.
On Thanksgiving Day (November 22), the pub will open at 10 a.m. for the Bears vs. Lions game. Thanksgiving Day drink specials include $5 pints of Blue Moon and Goose Island 312, $8 O'Toole's mules, $7 Jack Daniels mixers and $5.25 Miller Lite Bears Keepsake Stadium Cups (22 ounces).
Thanksgiving Menu Specials
Available November 21-23
Bucket of Balls deep fried turkey testicles with your choice of dipping sauce $11
Thanksgiving Dinner turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, stuffing, green beans, cranberry sauce $15
Open Faced Hot Turkey Sandwich with mashed potatoes and gravy, corn and cranberry sauce $14
Turkey Panini turkey breast topped with bacon, jack cheese and cranberry mayo $14
Pumpkin Pie topped with whipped cream $4