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For Thanksgiving, Arbella will offer a Rummallow Elixir Pie for $15. The pie consists of Rum, Pimento dram, Apple cinnamon syrup, Sweet potato, Agar agar, Marshmallows on a Gram cracker crust. The pie will be available from 11/20-11/25 (closed Thanksgiving Day). 

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Photo courtesy of Mistey Nguyen for Arbella

Mercat a la Planxa

This holiday, a festive feast of Spanish-style Thanksgiving options. In addition to the a la carte menu items, holiday offerings include a multi-course tasting menu priced at $75 per person and featuring: 

  • Pan de Crystal and cultured butter
  • Sopa de Calabaza with pumpkin seed crumble and pumpkin seed oil
  • Chestnut Croquetta with sage aioli and chrispy shallot 
  • Hoka Stuffed Turkey Breast with apple chestnut stuffing, rosemary orange cranberry and root vegetable gratin 
  • Spiced pumpkin flan with salted caramel pecans and tangerine syrup
Photo courtesy of Jason Little for Mercat a la Planxa

JoKeR’s Cajun Smokehouse

JoKeR’s Cajun Smokehouse is now offering prepared Thanksgiving meals for customers to pick up.

The meals, which are available for pre-order now, feature all the traditional Thanksgiving options including smoked turkey (your choice of Cajun Seasoned or Herb), house made stuffing, smashed potatoes with gravy, brussels sprouts made with bacon, shallots & garlic plus cranberry compote. JoKeR’s Cajun Smokehouse is also offering additional side dishes and desserts, such as mac and cheese, cornbread, sweet potatoes, pumpkin and pecan pie. 

The prepared Thanksgiving meals are available in a variety of sizes to accommodate groups of all sizes. Customers can choose from a small meal that feeds 2-4, 6-8 or 8-12. 

JoKeR’s Cajun Smokehouse is also offering a variety of add-ons to its prepared Thanksgiving meals, such as pumpkin pie, pecan pie; its current Cajun offerings including jambalaya, gumbo and smoked wings, plus a selection of wines including The Beach Rose, Ruffino Pinot Grigio, Mark West Pinot Noir, and Oyster Bay Sauvignon Blanc.

Photo courtesy of JoKeR’s Cajun Smokehouse

Spirit Elephant

Spirit Elephant, the 100% plant-based restaurant and bar in Winnetka, is offering Thanksgiving catering vegan style. For $65 per person, the restaurant is offering an all-inclusive feast consisting of 10 dishes including Lion’s Mane l'Orange, a meaty food that serves as a main course; “creamy” mashed potatoes; French bread stuffing with celery, carrots, onions and thyme; orange and apple gravy; and more. Ordering is available online or by calling 847.348.9000 beginning on Wednesday, November 1. Meal pick-up will take place on Wednesday, November 22. Customers must order by November 15. 

Gene & Georgetti

Gene & Georgetti will offer a prix fixe holiday menu, available for dine-in and carry-out from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day. Guests will have the choice of one starter (housemade Pumpkin Soup topped with croutons); one main (Roast Turkey with gravy and cranberry sauce, The Tomahawk, a 38 ounce, dry-aged ribeye from Northwest Meat Co., add $30); two sides (Mashed Potatoes, Ida’s Stuffing) and one dessert (Pumpkin Cake). 

Smoke Daddy + Crosby's Kitchen

Smoke Daddy in Wicker Park and Wrigleyville and Crosby’s Kitchen on the Southport Corridor will offer a Thanksgiving catering menu. The BBQ restaurant will offer House-Smoked Whole Turkey (14 lb., $95; 22 lb., $135), Pulled Whole Turkey (1 lb., $20) and Glazed Ham, a bone-in, smoked ham ($95). Sides options include Cornbread Stuffing with sausage and spices ($15 per quart; $30 half pan); Mashed Potatoes ($15 per quart; $30 half pan); and Green Bean Casserole ($15 per quart; $30 half pan). All food comes cooked, cold and with reheating instructions.

Desserts like Pecan Pie ($35) and Pumpkin Pie ($35) round out the menu, along with bottles of the Smoke Daddy Bloody Mary Mix (original or habanero, $8 each) and the Spiked Cider (spiced rum and fall species, $25/six cocktails).

Pre-paid pick-up orders must be made by Friday, November 17. Pick-up at Smoke Daddy Wrigleyville is available on Tuesday, November 21 and Wednesday, November 22 and pick-up at Smoke Daddy Wicker Park and Crosby’s Kitchen will be available on Wednesday, November 22 only. Orders must be placed via Tock.

Photo courtesy of Smoke Daddy

Francesca's Restaurants

On Thanksgiving Day, from 11 am until 8 pm, all Francesca's locations will host a Thanksgiving Feast Buffet with an Italian twist. Treat yourself to an unlimited spread of turkey, ham, artichoke stuffing, rigatoni vodka, salads and a variety of sides. This experience is priced at $49.95 per adult and $14.95 for children aged 12 and under. 

  • Francesca’s on Chestnut (200 E Chestnut St)
  • Mia Francesca in Lakeview (3311 N Clark St)

Alternatively, you can bring Francesca’s to your own home with Francesca’s Thanksgiving Day Catering, available at all locations.

This option includes a classic turkey and an assortment of sides. Packages are priced at $169.95 for 4-6 people or $89.95 for 2-3 people. Additional sides and desserts are available for purchase. Orders must be placed by Monday, November 20th, at 12 pm, with pick-up available on Thanksgiving Day between 1 pm and 7 pm.

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Flyer courtesy of Francesca's Restaurants

LM Restaurant Group

The Land & Lakes, with locations in Chicago’s Loop and Rosemont, will be featuring an American classic Turkey Dinner comprising of both white and dark turkey meat, creamy mashed potatoes, rich classic gravy, herb stuffing, green beans, and a side of cranberry sauce. Additionally, the Land & Lakes will be serving slices of traditional pumpkin pie adorned with a dollop of whipped cream. 

The Bistro concepts, named after their respective neighborhoods, Grant Park Bistro, River North Bistro, and their newest addition, Evanston Corner Bistro, will be rolling out a 3-course pre-fixe menu priced at $50, and $25 for kids 12 and under. The menu includes an array of starters, mains, and desserts, featuring options such as White Sweet Potato Soup, Pastrami Spiced Salmon, Classic Turkey Dinner, and Salted Caramel Bars.

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Graphic courtesy of LM Restaurant Group

Travelle at The Langham, Chicago

On Thursday, November 23, Travelle is offering two Thanksgiving Day dining experiences.

A Thanksgiving Champagne Brunch Buffet, featuring locally sourced charcuterie and artisanal cheeses, seafood platters, a carving station, Thanksgiving favorites, champagne, desserts and more. The brunch is available from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and reservations are available on Tock ($250 per adult, $75 per child).

In the evening, Travelle will have Thanksgiving Cocktails and a Dinner Buffet. The savory menu, created by Executive Chef Damion Henry, features locally sourced Thanksgiving classics, desserts and cocktails. The dinner event is from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and reservations are available on Tock (250 per adult, $75 per child).

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Photo courtesy of The Langham, Chicago

Central Park Bar

Central Park Bar is offering seasonal drinks and patio hangs (weather permitting) from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day. Patrons can sip on a $9 beer plus a shot combo or new seasonal cocktails like a Boozy Hot Cider with Journeyman OCG Liqueur and choice of Evan Williams Bourbon or Zubrowka Vodka or the Bad Apple with Claque-Pepin Calvados, 360 Red Delicious Vodka, Evan Williams Bourbon, lemon, and agave nectar. For the fall and winter season, Central Park Bar’s outdoor bar will be heated and covered so guests can play bumper pool or head outside for the fire pit. 

Cody's Public House

Cody’s Public House in West Lakeview will open from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day. Football fans can catch the San Francisco 49ers vs Seattle Seahawks game at 7:20 p.m. with sound on ten flat screen TVs around the bar. Turkey Day-themed specials will include $8 Hamm's & Turkey (Hamm's Tall Boy and a shot of Wild Turkey), $4 Hamm's Tall Boys, $6 Wild Turkey shots, $6 Proper 12 Apple and a $10 Pumpkin Spice Old Fashioned. Cody’s beer garden features TVs, darts, bean bags and a firepit, and indoors, there is a pool table as well as a Game Room with darts, Big Buck Hunter, Golden Tee and a fireplace. 


Remedy will open late on Thanksgiving at 10 p.m. offering up a seasonal nightcap. The late-night bar will serve their menu of local brews, craft cocktails and more until 4 a.m. along with new seasonal house cocktails like the In-Cider Trading with Ketel One Peach and Orange Blossom Vodka, apple cider, lemon juice, and ginger beer, and Howl at the Loom with Howler Head Banana Whiskey, Leopold Bros. Lime Cordial, and Heirloom Pineapple Amaro. 

Sweet Mandy B's

For Chicagoans hosting holiday events this November, Sweet Mandy B’s in Lincoln Park and Streeterville will be open for limited hours on Thanksgiving Day to offer festive holiday treats available for pre-order from Sunday, November 19 through Thursday, November 23 at both locations. 

Sweet Mandy B’s will feature a special menu of Thanksgiving items like 9-inch pies that serve 6 to 8 people. Flavors include Apple Streusel with fresh apple pie filling, Pumpkin, Pecan, Chocolate Cream, Banana Cream, and Key Lime Pies. Other festive items will include Pumpkin or Turkey Cut-out Cookies, Mashed Potato or Turkey Leg decorated cupcakes, 6-inch Thanksgiving cakes decorated with a Turkey (limited quantities in store; custom orders available). 

Guests can also choose seasonal items throughout the month of November like Sweet Mandy B’s Pumpkin Cupcakes, Pumpkin Meringue pie, individual Pumpkin Cheesecakes, Pumpkin Apple Muffins, Pumpkin Whoopie Pie, Pumpkin Bread, Pumpkin Pie, and more. 

The Graystone Tavern

The Graystone Tavern in Wrigleyville will open from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day broadcasting all the NFL games with sound on 9 TVs throughout the bar. Graystone Tavern offers a winterized beer garden with TVs. Graystone also offers a full menu of pub food like wings, blackened chicken tacos, hummus, a honey butter chicken sandwich, a smash burger and more. 

The Owl

Guests looking for a low-key or late night Thanksgiving night party can head to The Owl in Logan Square starting at 10 p.m. for $10 house cocktails until 4 a.m. House cocktails include options like Sweet Dreams with Pineapple Amaro, vanilla liqueur, coffee liqueur and chocolate bitters, and the Night Call with Four Roses Bourbon, Pimento Dram, lime, angostura bitters and sugar.

The Rambler Kitchen + Tap

The Rambler Kitchen + Tap in North Center will open from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day. The Rambler will broadcast the San Francisco 49ers vs Seattle Seahawks game at 7:20 p.m. in the weatherproofed outdoor beer garden that accommodates up to 68 guests and is outfitted with six TVs and a sound system. Thanksgiving specials will include $8 Hamm's & Turkey (Hamm's Tall Boy and a shot of Wild Turkey), $4 Hamm's Tall Boys, $6 Wild Turkey shots, $6 Proper 12 Apple, $10 Pumpkin Spice Espresso Martinis, and $10 Pumpkin Old Fashioneds.

Wake 'N Bacon

On Thanksgiving weekend, Wake ‘n Bacon is offering brunch Friday through Sunday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Brunch menu options include Berry Bliss Crepes filled with vanilla lemon cream cheese, and house-made berry jam, topped with fresh berries, granola, and a sprinkle of powdered sugar, Spiced Maple Chicken and Waffles featuring a bubble waffle and crispy chicken thighs garnished with pickled peppers and green onions, served with a side of spiced maple syrup and more. 

Guests can pair their brunch with local beers, mocktails and seasonal cocktails like the Guava Me Passion with Casa Magdalena Rum, lime juice, and guava passion fruit mix or Express Yo-Self with espresso, Tito’s Vodka, Mr. Black Coffee Liqueur, Baileys Espresso Creme, milk and simple syrup. 

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Photo courtesy of Sweet Mandy B’s

State & Lake Tavern

In honor of Thanksgiving on November 23rd, theWit hotel will offer a Thanksgiving experience in its restaurant, State and Lake. Special for Thanksgiving, the restaurant, overseen by Chef Michael Taus, has crafted a three-course menu that will include an appetizer, a main entree and a dessert for $52 per person including:


  • Pumpkin Bisque, Winter Spice Crème Fraîche
  • Winter Green Salad, Tuscan Kale, Frisée, Radicchio, Sliced Apple, Poached Cranberries, Smoked Gouda and Maple-Poppy Seed Dressing

Main Entrées:

  • Heirloom Roasted Turkey Breast, Giblet Gravy, Ciabatta Stuffing , Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Cranberry Stuffing
  • Roast Berkshire Pork Loin, Dried Apricot-Thyme Jus, Garlic Mashed, Potatoes, Honey Glazed Carrots
  • Cauliflower, Exotic Mushroom, Marble Potato Winter Curry


  • Pumpkin Pie, Butter Crust, Tahitian Vanilla Ice Cream
  • Fall Berry Cobbler, Maple Ice Cream

Torali at Ritz-Carlton Chicago

Available from 11am-2pm on Thanksgiving Day, Torali's special brunch options include Turkey & Waffles, Pumpkin Cranberry Scones, Pecan Pie Bear Claws, Pumpkin Spiced Pancakes, and many more selections. Dinner menu features hearty dishes such as Fire Roasted Apple Salads, Rosemary Roasted Turkey, Spiced Lamb Meatballs, Italian Sausage & Navy Bean Soup, and more. Sweets by pastry chef Toni Roberts including Citrus Tiramisu, Raspberry Swirl Cannoli, and more. A family-style menu is available for large friends or family groups for a private-dining experience.

The To-Go menu is complete with a turkey and side dishes, including: Oven Roasted Rosemary Ferndale Free-Range Turkey (18-20lbs), Yukon gold mascarpone whipped potatoes, Roasted brussels sprouts, caramelized pearl onions, calabrian chili, artichoke parmesan basil bread stuffing, house made cranberry sauce & traditional sage gravy and many more to choose from. The menu serves 6-8 guests for $350. Individual meals are available for smaller groups and can be customized. Also available are To-Go Desserts like whole Pumpkin pies or Thanksgiving cupcakes by Pastry Chef Toni Roberts.

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Photo courtesy of Torali at Ritz-Carlton Chicago


Itoko's Thanksgiving dinner kit is made for two and includes:

  • Roasted Beet Salad
    • Roasted beets, watercress, red endive, orange, sweet miso-ginger dressing
  • Soy-Butter Glazed Turkey
    • Turkey breast, shokupan stuffing, soy-butter gravy
  • Roasted Fall Vegetables
    • Kabocha, carrots, parsnip top with citrus-herb spice
  • Turkey Confit Curry Pie
    • Flakey pie dough, turkey confit, vegetables, curry
  • Banana Pudding Trifle
    • Banana bread, vanilla pastry cream, banana, wafer crumb topping

Order cutoff is Saturday, November 18th, and pickup will be available on Wednesday, November 22nd. Pre-order is available on Tock.


Executive Pastry Chef Jessica Vazquez has created three pie flavors Thanksgiving dessert spreads. Choose between a Okinawa Sweet Potato pie with a Homemade Graham Cracker Crust & Cardamom Ganache, Apple Cider Miso with Puffed Pastry Crust, Kabocha Spiced pie with Cinnamon White Chocolate Ganache & Pepita Streusel. Accepting pre-orders now through Saturday November 18th. Available for pick-up on Tuesday, November 21st or Wednesday, November 22nd.

Chef Gene Kato is also bringing Thanksgiving to your table this year. Momotaro's “Sushicopia” dinner for two features Chirashi, eight chef-selected Sashimi, Thanksgiving-style Maki with caviar, Smoked Duck, Sunomono (Crab & Scallop) with tosazu, & Mushroom Shoga Yaki. Pre-order now on Tock.

GG's Chicken Shop

Chef Lee Wolen and team are making side dishes for GG’s Chicken Shop’s first Thanksgiving. GG’s is selling their sides in portions made to serve groups of 4-6 and 10-12, available for pre-order:

  • California Salad, $30/$60
  • Mac and Cheese, $25/$50
  • Chicken Sausage Stuffing, $30/$60
  • Spiced Cranberry Sauce $15/$30
  • Roasted Brussels Sprouts with pancetta and balsamic, $25/$50
  • Schmaltz Smashed Potatoes $25/$50
  • Chicken Dripping Gravy $10/$20

GG's Chicken Shop is accepting orders now on Tock through Saturday 11/18 at 12pm.

Swift & Sons

Pastry Chef Casey Doody has developed two pie flavors, available for $35 each. Choose between a classic Pumpkin Pie made with Pumpkin Custard filling in a flaky pie crust, or a rich Valrhona Manjari French Silk Pie, made with Oreo crust, rich and creamy chocolate filling, topped with homemade whipped cream and chocolate shavings. Swift & Sons is accepting pre-orders on Tock through Sunday November 19th. Available for pick-up on Wednesday, November 22.

Levain Bakery

A tin of cookies from Levain Bakery can be picked up at their West Loop, or newly opened River North, locations.

Duck Duck Goat

Chef Stephanie Izard's Peking Duck Dinner Kit comes with all the fixings, cooking instructions, and can be purchased on Tock. The $225 dinner for 4 people includes:

  • Peking Duck
  • Spiced Sweet Potatoes 
  • Veggie Fried Rice
  • Mashed Potato Spring Rolls (6)
  • Baked Char Siu Buns (4)
  • DDG Green Beans

Sugargoat Pies

Chef Stephanie Izard will have these limited time options from Sugargoat, which can be purchased on Tock:

  • Apple Gjetost Pie: apple pie with a cheesy-caramel-y twist. $38 
  • Chocolate Shake French Fry Pie: silky malted chocolate filling in a crispy French fry crumble crust, and chocolate-covered fry crunchies. ($45)
  • Pecan Pie: Chef Stephanie's This Little Goat went to Tokyo sauce and shortbread, pecans and cream bite. $48
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The Albert

On Wednesday, November 22 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., home cooks will have direct access to the Chef Chiappetti via the Albert’s Thanksgiving Chef Hotline. Call 1-833-THX-CHEF (1-833-849-2433) to reach Chef Chiappetti himself, who will be on hand to talk them out of the trees and give them the guidance they need to execute their Thanksgiving feast.

  • THANKSGIVING DAY ALL-DAY BUFFET: Thursday, November 23, 2023 from 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Chef Chiappetti’s all-day holiday buffet on Thursday, November 23, 2023 will featuring both traditional and new favorites, in selections that include carving stations, veggies and salads, pastas and a sweets table with pies and cakes. Reservations are available now on OpenTable.

    • Order Deadline: November 18, 2023
    • Order Pickup: November 22, 2023 from the Albert
    • Cost: $130 (serves four)

Chef Chiappetti and his team have created a menu, which includes a choice of olive-poached turkey or prime rib, stuffing, mashed potatoes, Calabrian roasted carrots, slow-roasted beets, Italian salad, freshly baked rolls and – for dessert – caramelized pumpkin roll. Orders must be placed no later than Saturday, November 18 at OpenTable. Feasts will be delivered with complete heating and serving instructions and can picked up from the Albert between noon and 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 22.

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Truluck's Rosemont

In addition to their regular menu of seafood entrees, Truluck's Rosemont will offer a traditional three-course Thanksgiving option of turkey with sides and a selection of desserts. Cost for the 3-course Thanksgiving menu will be $59 for adults and $29 for young adults 12 and under. Complement the meal with Florida Stone Crab claws. Truluck's Rosemont will serve their Carrot Cake and there will be an addition of a new dessert this year: Pumpkin Spice Mousse Cheesecake made with a Brown Sugar Whipped Cream, Pecan-Gingersnap Crumble & Gingersnap Crust ($12/slice or $70/whole/8 slices). Two holiday specialty cocktails are on the menu: Holiday Nog and a Hearthside Old Fashioned made with Wild Turkey bourbon, house spiced orange syrup, angostura, and orange bitters.

Reservations can be made online or via the OpenTable app. 

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Cesar's Killer Margaritas

Cesar’s Killer Margaritas, in Lakeview, is currently accepting donations for their Annual Turkey Drive. This grassroots effort is a way for guests, and those looking to help others during the holiday season, to get involved, and to provide assistance to those in need. Funds to be used to purchase turkeys for the drive be donated through Cesars’ website.

With a goal of donating 1,000 turkeys this season, and doubling the amount of meals provided in years past.

Looking to receive one of these turkeys, or know someone who could use a little help? Mark your calendars for Saturday, November 18th at 9:00 a.m. – turkeys will be given away on a first come, first serve basis, while supplies last. There are no signups, just show up to receive a turkey.

There will be two pick-up locations: St. Joseph The Worker Church, in Wheeling, and Humboldt Park Boat House. 

Marina's Bistro

November 23rd will be Marina's Bistro’s first Thanksgiving celebration, and Chef/Owner Eric Roldan has crafted a menu to be served at the Puerto Rican eatery, located in Uptown.

Appetizers include a fresh Arugula Salad and Ham and Cheese Croquettes/Mushrooms, while Main Courses are Pavo Chon (Roasted Turkey), Pollo Chon (Roasted Chicken), or Stuffed Portabella Mushroom, served with Arroz Con Gandules, Potato Salad and Stuffing. Desserts consists of Tembleque, a coconut pudding garnished with cinnamon, or Pumpkin Flan.

Marina’s Thanksgiving menu will be priced at $70/person, and reservations can be made by calling 773-739-9161.

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Tanta will offer their annual Thanksgiving Pollo To-Go menu. Savor the flavors of Tanta’s Peruvian chicken, roasted potatoes, Chinese-style pork tenderloin, corn cake, pumpkin tres leches, and more. Elevate your meal with optional add-ons like empanadas and batch cocktails.

Visit Tanta’s website and place your order now until Monday, November 20 at 6:00pm. Pick-up your order at Tanta on Wednesday, November 22 between 12:00pm - 5:00pm, reheat the next day.

Ina Mae Tavern

Thanksgiving NOLA-style features Ina Mae’s 15lb blackened turkeys and biscuits. Order online now through Friday, November 17 by visiting Ina Mae Tavern’s website and plan to pick your order up at Ina Mae (1415 N Wood St) on Wednesday, November 22 between 4:00pm - 7:00pm.


Thanksgiving: Frontier will have three different size turkeys available to order, with sides such as 5 cheese mac, mashed potatoes, cornbread stuffing, sweet potato pie, and more.

Frontier’s Thanksgiving to-go menu is available to order now through Friday, November 17. Visit Frontier’s website, place your order, and pick-up at Frontier (1072 N Milwaukee Ave) on Wednesday, November 22 between 2:00pm - 6:00pm OR on Thanksgiving Day between 9:00am - 12:00pm.

Friendsgiving: Served family-style, feast on smoked turkey with gravy, mashed potatoes, roasted vegetables, cornbread stuffing, buttered rolls, and sweet potato pie. 

Frontier’s Friendsgiving is available the entire month of November and is $39/per person with a six person minimum.

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Venteux hosts their first annual charity Chefsgiving, presented by Pendry Chicago in partnership with Chicago Chefs Cook. On Thursday, 11/9, Venteux’s Executive Chef Marcel Heiduk will be joined by a roster of local chefs to prepare a four-course dinner + cocktail hour benefitting the Pilsen Food Pantry's “New Migrant Program,” which aims to provide food, shelter, clothing, and healthcare access to immigrants arriving to the city. Throughout the evening, co-host of NBC’s “Chicago Today”, Matthew Rodrigues will introduce the lineup of chefs—  Manny Mendoza (Herbal Notes), Devon Quinn (Eden), Dudley Nieto (Fat Rosie’s), Rodolfo Cuadros (Amaru), D’Andre Carter (Soul & Smoke), and Felicia Mayden— along with the dishes they’ve prepared to raise funds for Chicago’s newest residents. Tickets are available via Eventbrite for $150/per person.


Daisies is bringing back their Thanksgiving dinner kits filled with seasonal, Midwestern-inspired holiday options. Executive Chef Joe Frillman and the team are cooking up a Sous Vide Turkey Breast and Confit Leg and Thigh and a variety of sides like Candied Sweet Potatoes with marshmallow, Sage and Maple Stuffing, Brussel Sprouts with Grapes in Bacon Vinaigrette and more. For desserts, Pumpkin or Apple Crumb Pies ($35 each) whipped up by Executive Pastry Chef Leigh Omilinsky. Add on a wine trio ($99) to receive three bottles that’ll pair with your Thanksgiving meal. To-go kits are $240 each and must be ordered in advance with pick-up available on Thanksgiving day. Order via Tock. Pick up available on Thursday, November 23rd.

The Publican

Pre-order sustainably-raised Slagel Farms-sourced turkey and ham, with add-ons like brine kits, gravy, and stuffing sausage. Hosts can outsource sides and pies from Publican holiday options like garlic buttermilk mashed potatoes, roasted brussels sprouts with fregola, honey oat pull-apart rolls, house-made desserts, curated wines, and more. Orders can be picked up at The Publican or delivered right to your door for $15 (restrictions apply, please refer to delivery map and order on Table22). Pickup and delivery available 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday, November 20th, Tuesday, November 21st, and Wednesday, November 22nd.

Lexington Betty Smokehouse

The BBQ spot is rolling out its annual Thanksgiving menu, brimming with turkey and rib tips from Chef Dominique Leach. A variety of a la carte items are available for preorder.

  • Traditional | $85 Smoked Whole Turkey with Gravy (12-15 pound), $40/$75 Turkey Gizzard Dressing, $25/$50 Candy Yams, $35/$70 Gouda Macaroni & Cheese, $30/$50 Greens, $28 Brisket (per pound), $15 Mini Cornbread Muffins (dozen), $10 House Made Cranberry Relish (16oz)
  • Non Traditional | $45/$90 Rib Tips, $35/$70 Smoked Chicken, $35/$70 Smoked Andouille Sausage, $35/$70 Brisket Baked Beans 
  • Dessert | $35/$70 Peach Cobbler, $25/$50 Banana Pudding

Maple & Ash

Before all the holiday festivities begin on Thursday, Maple’s downstairs patio is serving up $10 glasses of red, white, or sparkling wine and $12 gin or vodka martinis on Wednesday, November 22nd from 4pm to 12am. A special Slagel Farm Crispy Fried Chicken plate made with serrano honey syrup and aji Amarillo hot sauce for a sweet yet spicy finish.     

On Thanksgiving day from 1pm to 7pm, dinner starts with a toast of bubbles picked from Maple & Ash's list of bottles. For the main course, a Black Truffle Turkey plate ($75) complete with sides like pomme puree, brussel sprouts and chanterelles. Maple’s wood-fired menu of steaks, seafood towers, and caviar will also be available. 

The Graceful Ordinary

For the second year, The Graceful Ordinary is hosting The Art of the Dessert, presented by the St. Charles Arts Council! On Monday, 11/20, guests at the baked goods auction have the opportunity to bid on a variety of cakes, pies, cookies and more by pastry chefs and local bakers (including one by TGO’s very own Pastry Chef Martina Preradovic), just in time for Thanksgiving. The auction kicks off at 5:30 pm sharp, and ticket price includes a complimentary champagne toast and small bites from Chef Chris Curren and the TGO team. A portion of the proceeds will support the St. Charles Arts Council and its mission to promote creativity, art, and culture in the community.

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Adorn Restaurant

This Thanksgiving from 11am-6pm, Executive Chef Michael Rollinson invites guests to Thanksgiving brunch featuring spreads and gourmet stations as well as dishes like duck confit truffle mac n’ cheese, brown sugar roasted duck breast and cranberry sauce and roasted herb stuffed turkey leg, vanilla parsnip puree, cherry sauce.

Larger groups will be seated in their Lakeview ballroom. The cost is $265 per adult and $85 per child (6-12 yrs), exclusive of tax and gratuity. 

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For Thanksgiving, Boleo's South American flavors are available with Thanksgiving options, including Oven-roasted Turkey, Honey Glazed Ham, Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Roasted Brussels Sprouts, and Stuffing. Round out the meal with a slice of pumpkin pie or sips of one of their craft cocktails. 


Fora is offering a Thanksgiving To-Go feast to pick-up. Menu options include a Maple Sage Butter Tom Turkey Breast and Herb Sourdough Stuffing.

Hannah's Bretzel

Hannah’s Bretzel is reintroducing Thanksgiving 365, an all-in-one Thanksgiving sandwich for on-the-go lunches before (or even after) the holiday this November. The Thanksgiving 365 sandwich is made with Applegate farms antibiotic and growth hormone free smoked turkey, soft ripened brie, romaine hearts and a housemade cranberry chutney on their freshly baked organic whole grain baguette (or wecken). Orders are available for pickup and delivery from Hannah’s three downtown Chicago locations.

Grill on 21

Grill on 21 will have a special 4-course meal will be available to order, featuring butternut squash soup, pumpkin ravioli, free-range roasted turkey, traditional Thanksgiving side dishes, and more in addition to its normal offerings. 

Shula's Steak House

At Shula’s Steak House, diners can select the Grand Thanksgiving Platter complete with Cider Brined Roast Turkey, Pork Sausage and Apple Stuffing, Potato Mousse, Herb Roasted Baby Carrots, Orange Cranberry Sauce, and Reduced Pan Gravy. Before digging in, guests can choose an Artisan Bread Board featuring salted butter, cranberry herb butter and pumpkin jam. A selection of desserts such as Chicago Deep Dish Pumpkin Pie, Maple Pecan Pie or Bananas Foster Cheesecake will be available. The Thanksgiving dinner is priced at $51 per person, plus there are a la carte add-on options for $12 per dish such as Wild Mushroom Bisque, Whipped Sweet Potatoes and Roast Spaghetti Squash. 

Staytion Market & Bar

At Staytion Market & Bar, begin with a bowl of Butternut Squash Bisque topped with toasted pumpkin seeds followed by a plate of Cranberry Glazed Turkey Breast served with red bliss mashed potatoes, honey glazed asparagus and gravy. End with something sweet like Staytion’s Cheesecake made with graham cracker, caramel, vanilla whip, and pickled cranberries. Guests can raise a toast with the The Gathering cocktail special, a mix of Bacardi Four Year, honey, lemon, prickly pear syrup, and Troublemaker Red Blend. 


Lirica will be open for both lunch and dinner service this Thanksgiving Day, offering their normal Spanish and Iberian-inspired dishes but with a few special surprise menu items, offering warm entrees and sides. Special menus include Roasted Turkey Breast w/ kale, mascarpone and cornbread stuffing and sage gravy, served with poblano mash potatoes and sautéed green beans with caramelized onions, pomegranate and fried shallots. For dessert, guests can select a Pumpkin Cheesecake with spiced whipped cream and walnuts. 

Michael Jordan's Steakhouse

Michael Jordan’s Steakhouse will offer a Thanksgiving meal available for dine-in or to carry out. For $59, a Slagel Family Farm Roasted Turkey will be served with apple-cranberry sauce alongside Nuske's bacon French green beans and Au Gratin Sweet Potatoes. Available from 4 - 8:30 PM, make reservations and order online.


Amaru offers to-go Thanksgiving packages including Turkey Poc Chuc with confit arroz salteado and avocado with a roasted Slagel Farms turkey breast, Short Rib Tamal Antioqueno with Colombian banana leaf tamal and chicha braised short rib and Sweet Potato Pie with a toasted almond and cranberry crust, camote, rum maple glaze, meringue and candied pecans. Ordering will be available beginning October 20 through their website, and will continue through November 20. Pick-up will be on Wednesday, November 22. 


Bloom Plant Based Kitchen from Chef Rodolfo Cuadros is a vegan and gluten-free friendly option for this year’s Thanksgiving spread. Bloom offers a four-course to-go package for this year’s holiday. Diners can get a Leek & Chestnut Soup for a starter, an Autumn Harvest Salad with a mustard maple vinaigrette, Royal Acorn Squash with stuffed acorn squash, smoked mushrooms and chimichurri and a Pumpkin Pie to close out the meal with cranberry bourbon vanilla preserve, toasted meringue and a lemon balm. Ordering will be available beginning October 20 through their website, and will continue through November 20. Pick-up will be on Wednesday, November 22. 

The Dearborn

For $35, guests have the option to order two desserts, the French Silk Pie made with dark chocolate custard, oreo shortbread and mascarpone chantilly or the Dutch Apple Pie made with cinnamon apples, “rough puff” crust and a graham cracker streusel.

Tutore Cooking School

Tutore Cooking School is offering a number of Thanksgiving pie making classes, teaching the steps to make pie for Thanksgiving dinner. From making the flaky pie crust, finding the best apples, proper baking tips, and general knife skills, students will be able to learn how to make both a Pumpkin and Apple pie. At the end of the class, each guest will be able to bring home a full pie. Classes are available November 19 through November 22. 

Farmbar Lakeview

Farmbar Lakeview is offering a Thanksgiving to-go box complete with main, side and dessert. Two package options are available – smaller size for 2-4 people and large size for 6-8 people. The menu is handcrafted by Executive Chef David Wakefield, including a Carved and Cooked Turkey, Butternut Squash Bisque, Side of Toasted Pepitas and Creme Fraiche, Autumnal Salad, Mashed Yukon Gold Potatoes, Gravy, Honey Balsamic Brussel Sprouts, Cornbread and Brioche Stuffing, Green Bean Casserole, Dinner Rolls and Pumpkin Pie. All dishes will only need to be preheated and ready to eat on Thanksgiving Day. 

Ordering is available until November 15 with pickups available Wednesday, November 22 from 12pm-5pm. 

The Smith

Diners can select a special three-course prix fixe menu featuring a choice of turkey three ways — roasted breast, braised leg, or turkey pot pie, along with other options for non-turkey lovers. Priced at $78.00 per person, diners can choose from a handful of dishes such as butternut squash soup with ginger-apple crème fraîche, spiced pepitas, ricotta gnocchi truffle cream, turkey leg osso buco with jalapeño cheddar grits, pickled cranberries, turkey jus, turkey pot pie, and more. 

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Cindy's Rooftop

On Thanksgiving Day, choose from some seasonal starters, sides, and entrees, plus a special Thanksgiving Plate for one. Menu highlights offered are local Cheese and Charcuterie, Chilled king Crab, Quiche, a Secret Burger, Tomahawk Steak, Pumpkin Pie, French Silk Pie, and more. 

The Thanksgiving Plate for one includes Cider brined heritage turkey breast, Mash potatoes with gravy, Cornbread and confit turkey stuffing, Roasted carrots, and Cranberry sauce.

Cindy’s Pastry Chef Yammi brings back a Thanksgiving favorite with Cindy’s “Pie in the Sky,” returning this year for a limited time. Available for online pre-order with pick-up at Cindy's, four types of pies will be available for purchase at $24 per pie (full-size). Select from Pumpkin Cheesecake, French Silk, Brown Butter Dutch Apple, Bourbon Pecan flavors. Pies are available by both online pre-order and same-day purchase (while supplies last) at the "Pie In The Sky" pop-up shop located within Cindy's. Pre-orders will close Friday, November 17th. Order pick-ups and same-day purchases are available between 3-6PM on Tuesday, November 21st & Wednesday, November 22nd only. 

  • Pumpkin cheesecake – GF, V, NF - Graham cracker crust, white chocolate cream

  • French silk pie – V, NF - All butter pie dough, white chocolate cream

  • Brown butter dutch apple pie – V, NF - All butter pie dough, brown butter oat streusel

  • Bourbon pecan pie – V - All butter pie dough, gianduja ganache

The Goddess and Grocer

The Goddess and Grocer offers a Thanksgiving catering menu with meal options that include Turkey for Two (serves 2) $75, Vegan Dinner for 2 ($75), Family Matters (serves six) $225, All In The Family (serves 12) $425, and a la carte food, wine, cocktail, and decorative offerings. The Goddess and Grocer features natural, range-free and antibiotic-free turkeys. Those wanting to set the dessert table with The Goddess and Grocer’s signature pies can choose from Pecan, Pumpkin, Traditional Apple, Dark Chocolate Salted Caramel Tart, and more. The menu also offers options for those in need of vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, and dairy-free options.

  • Turkey For Two ($75) - Serves 2, turkey breast, herb + sourdough stuffing, turkey pan gravy, cranberry sauce, yukon gold mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, parker house rolls, two mini pumpkin pies.

  • Vegan Dinner for 2 ($75) - Acorn squash stuffed with roasted vegetables, quinoa risotto, savory stuffing, olive oil mashed potatoes, mushroom gravy, green beans almondine, roasted brussel sprouts, apple crisp.

  • Family Matters ($195) - Serves 6, whole 12-14lb turkey, herb + sourdough stuffing, turkey pan gravy, cranberry sauce, yukon gold mashed potatoes, ugreen bean casserole, parker house rolls, 1 pumpkin pie.

  • All in the Family ($395) - Serves 12, whole 20-22lb turkey, herb + sourdough stuffing, turkey pan gravy, cranberry sauce, yukon gold mashed potatoes, ultimate green bean casserole, parker house rolls, 1 pumpkin pie, 1 pecan pie. 

Menu options: 

  • Whole Natural Turkey - Goddess roasts the turkeys with fresh vegetables and aromatics, and serve with stock for reheating. 12-14lbs $110 (serves 6-8) /  20-22lbs $145 (serves 12-14) 

  • Dark Chocolate Salted Caramel Tart

  • Traditional Bread Stuffing or Turkey sausage & apple stuffing 

  • Maryland Crab Cakes

  • Stuffed Squash - roasted vegetables & beans 

  • Cider Poached Apple with salted caramel sauce

  • Pumpkin Cheesecake

  • Gluten-free cupcakes (6) - seasonal flavors, chocolate, vanilla 

  • Stovetop Spiked Cider Kit - 750ml Bourbon, apple cider, mulling spices (makes 8-10) $65

  • Sommelier Selections  - Sparkling, White, Rose, Red

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The Godfrey Hotel Chicago

Guests will enjoy a buffet including carved turkey and prime rib, and grilled salmon. The diverse spread will also feature roasted butternut squash soup, salads, and sides such as cornbread stuffing, mashed potatoes and desserts (including pumpkin pie!). The spread will also include an array of gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan offerings.

Headquarters Beercade

Headquarters Beercade will be open from 7 pm - 2 am. Guests can receive 50% off of the entire menu, plus holiday specials.

Robert's Pizza Dough & Co.

Back this year is the Acorn Squash Pizza ($30). This pie is topped with fennel sausage and burrata and finished with honey, Calabrian oil, and Shaved Parmigiano Reggiano. 

Robert's puts a twist on leftovers with a Thanksgiving Leftovers Pizza ($29)! Available through  November 26th, the pie is topped with roast turkey breast, 'za stuffing with pork sausage, fresh cranberry sauce, sweet potato puree, fresh mozzarella, asiago cheese, and mushroom gravy. 

Apple Pies To-Go! Robert's Pizza is offering whole apple pies for preorder on Thanksgiving. The pie features Robert's special 'za dough with an apple filling. Choose from a 10" Pie ($35) - serves up to 6, or a 14" Pie ($65) - serves up to 12. Pie orders must be placed by Monday, November 20th for pick-up by Wednesday, November 22nd. T

The Florentine

The Florentine's Thanksgiving Day Prix Fixe menu ($65/person) will feature the following:


Choice of one

  • Salad Heirloom kale salad, pickled cranberry, burnt grapes, candied walnuts, crisp capers, pecorino, herb dressing
  • Soup Pumpkin soup, maple candied crouton, spiced pepitas, bee pollen whipped ricotta


  • Herb Crusted Heritage Turkey Breast truffle turkey leg rillette, smoked turkey gravy, cranberry sauce


Choice of two

  • Sourdough Stuffing sausage, chestnut
  • Beef & Ginger Candied Yams toasted ginger marshmallows
  • Brown Butter Mashed Potatoes
  • Crisp Roasted Brussels Sprouts apple, smoked hazelnut, pancetta, maple


  • Michigan Honey Apple Crisp vanilla gelato, cajeta, Chantilly

In addition to the prix fixe menu, The Florentine will also serve an a la carte Turkey Plate with 2 sides for $39.

The Florentine will be open on Thanksgiving Day from 7am to 9pm.


Fioretta will celebrate Thanksgiving this year with an a la carte dinner menu that will feature Slow Roasted Prime Rib and Traditional Thanksgiving Turkey. Dinner will be served on Thursday, November 23rd from 2pm to 8pm. Reservations can be made on OpenTable.

Lure Fishbar

Lure Fishbar will celebrate Thanksgiving this year with a special pre-fixed menu for $105 per person. For appetizers, guests can choose between Fall Squash Soup with toasted pumpkin seeds and creme fraiche or Chicories & Roasted Pear Salad made with endive, stilton bleu, toasted walnuts, and maple vinaigrette. For entrees, guests can choose from Thanksgiving Day Roasted Turkey with chestnut-sage stuffings, mashed sweet potato, cranberries, and gravy; Skatewing Grenobloise with crispy fried brussel sprouts, shallot, and baby carrots; Grilled Filet Mignon ($10 supplement) with wilted swiss chard, caramelized cipollinis, black truffle oil; and Pumpkin Ravioli with sage brown butter and parmigiano reggiano. Dessert options include Toasted Pecan Pie with spiced rum caramel and vanilla bean ice cream OR Pumpkin Pie with cinnamon chantilly cream.

Lure Fishbar will offer a Kids Plate ($42) that will include Thanksgiving Day roasted turkey, mashed sweet potato and cranberry sauce.

Lure Fishbar will be open from 12pm to 8pm on Thanksgiving Day. 

The Godfrey Hotel

The Godfrey Hotel will celebrate Thanksgiving this year with a special Thanksgiving Dinner Buffet. The buffet will include a carving station, salad bar, dessert bar, and more. 

The Thanksgiving Dinner Buffet costs $65 for adults and $15 for children and is available from 11am to 6pm on Thanksgiving Day.

Prime & Provisions

Prime & Provisions' Thanksgiving menu includes a buffet a raw bar selection and carved meats station, as well as holiday sides and desserts. 

Thanksgiving Day Grand Feast from Prime & Provisions Thursday, November 23rd 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. $95 per person $35 per child.

Diners can also pre-order for at home celebrations, for pickup on Wednesday, 11/22. The menu includes Butternut Squash Soup, Free Range Herb Roasted Turkey (dark/white), Traditional Stuffing, Homemade Cranberry Sauce, Roasted, Brussels Sprouts, Maple Cinnamon Sweet Potato Mash, Properly Whipped Potatoes, Green Bean Casserole, and Pumpkin Pie Slice ($140 for 2 people).

Truth Be Told

Truth Be Told will celebrate Thanksgiving this year with a special to-go menu available for pick-up on Wednesday, November 22nd and Thursday, November 23rd. The Thanksgiving take out menu will include Salad made with Maple Mustard Vinaigrette, Roasted Red Pear Onion, Chevre, Bosc Pears, and Maple Candied Walnuts; Parkerhouse Rolls; Turkey (Oven Roasted Breast, Confit Thigh,  Roasted Drum); Turkey Gravy; Brussels Sprouts made with Shallots and Maple Mustard Vinaigrette; Mashed Potatoes; Stuffing made with Sourdough Bread, Mire Poix, Butter, and Turkey Jus; and Cranberry Sauce. 

Truth Be Told's Thanksgiving to-go menu costs $140 for 2 people, $255 for 4 people, and $360 for 6 people. Orders are being accepted through Tock through Tuesday, Nov 21st and will be available for pick up on Wednesday, Nov 22ndfrom 12pm to 8pm or Thursday, Nov 23rd from 7am to 2pm. 

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Photo courtesy of The Florentine

Canal Street Eatery & Market

Canal Street Eatery & Market will be offering Thanksgiving specials this year. In the Eatery, guests can try the Turkey Breast Roulade served with sautéed, shaved Brussels sprouts, pickled cranberries, chestnut crunch, and cider poultry jus. For lunch, guests can grab the Turkey Sandwich at the Market, made with sliced Turkey breast, cranberry sauce, mayo, gravy, and romaine. 

Thanksgiving Pies will be available whole for preorder or by slice at the Market. Thanksgiving pies include:

  • Pear Raspberry

  • Pecan

  • French Silk

  • Lemon Meringue

Hewn Bread

Hewn’s Thanksgiving day treats will be available for pick-up 11/21-11/22. A full selection of breads, pastries and sweets will be available on a first come, first served basis both days prior to Thanksgiving. 

  • Breads: Country, Blonde Country, Whole Wheat Seeded, Durum, Cranberry Walnut, Dinner rolls (12 pk)

  • Special Items:

    • Bourbon Pecan Pie

    • Cranberry Apple Pie

    • Pumpkin Log Cake 

  • Take & Bake 

    • Morning Buns, 6pk

    • Brie en Croute

    • Pie Shells

  • Stuffing mix available for retail- Orders due Thursday, November 16

Cafe Robey

Cafe Robey located on the first floor of The Robey Hotel will be serving Thanksgiving dinner from 4pm-8pm. The following items will be offered buffet style $60.

  • Mains: Roasted Turkey and Roasted Cauliflower with Caper Pesto 

  • Sides: Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Brussel Sprouts with Cranberry and Pumpkin Seeds, Sourdough Dressing, Green Bean Casserole, Baby Kale and Brussel Sprout Salad, Turkey Gravy, and Cranberry Chutney

  • Desserts: Pumpkin Pie, Sweet Potato Cheesecake, and Apple Cranberry Crisp


Yardbird is offering dine-in and take-out packages Thanksgiving.

  • Dine In with Yardbird: Yardbird Thanksgiving dine in options will be available on Thanksgiving Day during normal operation hours. There will be a limited a la carte menu of Yardbird options and a menu special for Thanksgiving Day! Menu highlights include: Pear, Pomegranate and Arugula Salad, Herb Roasted Turkey Dinner includes Mashed Potatoes, Glazed Carrots, Cranberry Compote and Giblet Gravy, and Brown Butter Bourbon Pumpkin Pie:

  • A Yardbird Thanksgiving To-Go: Whole Thanksgiving meals will be available for pre-order from Yardbird! To-Go meals include two sizing options: Small ($310) feeds 2-4 and Large ($590) feeds 6-8. Menu options include: Herb Roasted Turkey, Mashed Potatoes, Biscuit Stuffing, Spiced Honey Glazed Brussel Sprouts, Bourbon Brown Butter Glazed Yams. A full Yardbird Fried Chicken For The Family ($150) and Brown Butter Bourbon Pumpkin Pie ($40) are also available for an a la carte order.

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Photo courtesy of Siege Food Photos for Hewn Bread

Thorn Restaurant & Lounge

To celebrate Thanksgiving all month long, Thorn Restaurant & Lounge will be offering a Turkey Sandwich special throughout the month, along with an exclusive Apple Spiced Sour, a cocktail crafted with Maker's Mark Bourbon, Domaine De Canton Ginger Liqueur, Apple Spice Syrup, Fresh Lemon Juice, and a hint of Angostura Bitters, and garnished with a lemon swath. For those looking to host Friendsgiving this year, Thorn’s Private Dining Room will available to rent out, accommodating groups up to 18 guests.

Oaken Bistro + Bar

Alongside a la carte service from their everyday menu, diners will have the chance to select dishes such as the Double-Smoked Ham Croquette with watercress puree and shaved panela, or the Turkey Three Ways featuring crispy thigh, smoked turkey rillettes, leg confit, and sides like potato mousse, cranberry, and onion stuffing mousseline. Diners will have the chance to conclude the meal on a sweet note with a Pumpkin Crème Brûlée served with pecan praline ice cream and chocolate shavings. Priced at $55 per person. 

Chicago Waffles

Chicago Waffles present their Pumpkin Waffle for $13.49, through November 30. The waffle is available at their four locations: Willowbrook (10S642 Kingery Hwy), Oak Park (726 Lake St.), West Loop (1104 W. Madison St.) and South Loop (1400 S. Michigan Ave).

Komo Chicago

Komo Chicago will be celebrating with a 6-course menu that will feature an array of flavors such as a Lobster Corn Soup, Madai Sashimi, Tuna Tartare, Live Scallops, Filet with foie gras and a Chocolate Lava cake to end on a sweet note. This special menu will be priced at $135 per person.

Steak 48

Steak 48 on November 23rd from 2pm-9pm. The full menu will be served, along with Chef's Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner, which includes turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, cranberry sauce, and pumpkin pie. 

Chef Art Smith's Reunion

Chef Art Smith’s Reunion will be offering a pre-order holiday meal for 4+ guests including turkey to a variety of sides, available for curbside pickup this holiday. Chef and team have curated a menu of Chef’s Southern takes on holiday classics. Orders must be placed via Tock by Saturday, November 18 and curbside meal pickup will take place at Chef Art Smith’s Reunion, located at the entrance of Navy Pier on Tuesday, November 21 and Wednesday, November 22 from 12-7pm. The to-go meal is meant to serve 4 diners and will be available for $170, with the option to add additional diners for $40 per person. 

Chef Art Smith’s Herb Marinated Turkey will be roasted and served with a savory gravy on the side. Diners will find Cornbread Stuffing on the menu, featuring Turkey Sausage and Roasted Apples as well as Chef’s Signature Three Cheese Mac & Cheese, Homemade Cranberry Relish and Whipped Mashed Potatoes. Families will also have their choice of Smoked Turkey Collard Greens or a Green Bean Casserole. The restaurant’s special holiday meal will include Goat Cheese Buttermilk Biscuits complemented by Honey Butter. 

“Thanksgiving is the epitome of coming together to reconnect through food, and we are honored to be able to offer families a simple way to enjoy a great meal together through this offering from Reunion.” said Chef Art Smith. “From our kitchen to yours, we look forward to helping Chicagoans celebrate and give thanks together for life’s many blessings.” 

City Cruises Chicago

City Cruises Chicago will have chef-prepared brunch and dinner cruises on the Lake and River on Thursday, November 23rd. Dining and dancing to a live DJ in climate-controlled interiors, and a chance to commemorate the day with a photo from the outdoor decks. Tickets are available now. 


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