Timothy O’Toole’s Pub will hold their seventh annual “Turkey Testicle Festival” and pumpkin pie eating competition on Black Wednesday, November 23. 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 pints of Guinness “Black List” beverages (listed below); $4 pints of Bud Light, Miller Lite and Coors Light; $6 Absolut mixers; and $6 Fireball shots.
Chef Corey Grupe will offer a bevy of Thanksgiving themed dishes. The featured specials include: Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner Plate; Open Faced Hot Turkey Sandwich; Deep Fried Stuffing; 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.
Thanksgiving Menu Specials
Available Thanksgiving Eve and Thanksgiving Day
Bucket of Balls deep fried turkey testicles with your choice of dipping sauce
Deep Fried Stuffing served with gravy for dipping
Thanksgiving Dinner turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, stuffing, green beans, cranberry sauce
Open Faced Hot Turkey Sandwich with mashed potatoes and gravy, corn and cranberry sauce
Turkey Panini turkey breast topped with bacon, jack cheese and cranberry mayo
Pumpkin Pie topped with whipped cream
Guinness Black List Menu
$6 per pint on Black Wednesday
Black & Tan – Guinness and Smithwicks Fat Molly – Guinness and Fat Fire Chicago Irish – Guinness and 312 Black & Sam – Guinness and Boston Lager Snakebite – Guinness and Cider Black & Blue – Guinness and Blue Moon Chicago River – Guinness and Goose Island Green Line