Thanksgiving is the time to gather ’round the table and gobble up some scrumptious food. If you love to cook (or maybe don’t but you got nominated to host this year!) then we have made Thanksgiving easy with some holiday recipe ideas curated just for you! From sides to pies, turkey tips and wine pairings, check out our turkey day recipes inspired by our restaurants below!

If you’re more of a restaurant-goer or want to carryout, here is a list of restaurants available for dine-in and carryout:

Thanksgiving Specials in Chicago
Thanksgiving Specials in Metro D.C. Area
Thanksgiving Specials in Las Vegas
Thanksgiving Specials in the Twin Cities

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THANKSGIVING WINE

If you are planning to serve vino at your feast, click here to see what wines our sommeliers suggest to pair with your Thanksgiving dinner.

 

APPETIZERS

As your guests arrive, dish out a seasonally on-point app like Ema’s Pumpkin Hummus.

Click here to see a few other of our favorite party appetizers!

Ema Pumpkin Hummus
Pumpkin Hummus with brown butter, pumpkin seeds, nutmeg.
(Inspired by Ema)

 

THE MAIN EVENT: TURKEY TIPS

Turns out there are several ways to cook a bird. RPM Steak and Bub City show you how to smoke it, deep fry it and roast it!

Click here for tips on how to make the best Thanksgiving turkey.

Roasted Thanksgiving Turkey RPM Steak
Whole Roast Turkey
(Inspired by RPM Steak)

Bub City Thanksgiving Turkey
Whole Smoked Turkey
(Inspired by Bub City)

Bub City Thanksgiving
Deep-Fried Turkey Legs 
(Inspired by Bub City)

 

STUFFING

Who knew there were so many different ways to prepare this classic side dish!? Wildfire and Saranello’s share four different ideas, from gluten-free stuffing to cornbread as well as a classic and Italian sausage-based stuffing.


wildfire stuffing kale apple
Gluten-Free Kale & Apple Stuffing made with gluten-free bread, Tuscan kale, sage and thyme leaves, Granny Smith apples.
(Inspired by Wildfire)

stuffing, cranberry and bread from wildfire
Classic Turkey Stuffing with Tuscan bread, cayenne pepper, rosemary, thyme, sage, basil. 
(Inspired by Wildfire)

Wildfire Cornbread Stuffing
Cornbread Stuffing made with cornbread, applewood smoked bacon, onions, celery, garlic.
(Inspired by Wildfire)

Saranello's Focaccia and Italian Sausage Stuffing

Focaccia Stuffing with Italian Sausage, carrots, celery, onions and turkey stock.
(Inspired by Saranello’s)

 

SIDES

Some say that sides are the best part of a Thanksgiving meal and we agree! See some of our favorite sides from Wildfire and Di Pescara, including Sweet Potato CasseroleBrussels Sprouts with toasted hazelnuts and Acorn Squash.

Wildfire's Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet Potato Casserole made with ginger, cinnamon, marshmallow fluff and whipping cream.
(Inspired by Wildfire)

Wildfire's brussels sprouts and toasted hazelnuts

Brussels Sprouts with Toasted Hazelnuts 
(Inspired by Wildfire)
Di Pescara Acorn Squash
Acorn Squash with candied pecans and brown sugar.
(Inspired by Di Pescara)

 

DESSERTS 


Now that you’re all stuffed, time for some sweet treats like Shaw’s Pumpkin Pie and Beatrix’s Oh My! Caramel Pie.


pumpkin pie from shaw's

Pumpkin Pie with spice, brown sugar, cinnamon.
(Inspired by Shaw’s Crab House)

Beatrix Whole Caramel Pie
Oh My! Caramel Pie with Shortbread Cookie Crust, Caramel Filling, Vanilla Bean Whipped Cream.
(Inspired by Beatrix)

 

MORNING AFTER

It’s the morning after Thanksgiving and you have tons of leftovers. Check out a few of our favorite Thanksgiving leftover recipes!