Outsource the turkey and try these prix fixe menus
The Intercontinental Hotel’s restaurant is doing maple bourbon-glazed turkey dinners with sage stuffing, acorn squash and more fixin’s for $29 a person October 7-9.
Step things up with the turkey day menu at Daniel Boulud’s Four Seasons brasserie. The dinner prix fixe menu ($75 on October 8 and $85 on October 9) features a bourbon-braised turkey as the star of the show, but options include goose terrine, Pacific halibut, and foie gras with sourdough.
The annual Get Stuffed prix fixe promo at the Drake Hotel is already sold out, but you can still head to the One Fifty for a $35 prix fixe menu October 8 that includes roulade turkey breast, maple-roasted sweet potatoes, Brussels sprouts gratin and sugar pie for dessert.
The Danforth spot is bringing back its three-course $39 Thanksgiving prix fixe on October 8. Options include free-range Ontario turkey with Red Fife stuffing (or ricotta gnocchi for the vegetarians), plus sunchoke purée or harvest veggie salad. Kids eat for $12. (A turkey feature will be added to the October 7 dinner menu and October 8 brunch menu as well.)
O&B’s pub is throwing a deliciously dirtbag-esque Thanksgiving with their holiday weekend special, the beer can turkey sandwich. It’s made of beer-braised turkey, cherry-walnut stuffing, beans, potatoes, beer BBQ sauce and gravy, with two Yorkshire puddings in lieu of buns. Get yours (if that’s a risk you’re willing to take) for $18, October 7 and 8.
Daisho is doing Thanksgiving as a $75 family-style prix fixe on October 8, featuring roast chicken with stuffing, green beans, carrot salad and carrot cake with cream cheese icing for dessert.
On October 8, choose from a $45 buffet brunch or a $49 prix fixe dinner at this cinephilic spot neat the Lightbox.
O&B’s Yonge and Front spot is doing a turkey platter starting at $30, with optional add-ons like squash soup and pumpkin cheesecake, for dinner on October 8 and 9.
At Mark McEwan’s Yorkville bistro, chef Darby Piquette is doing a $48 turkey dinner with a slew of sides (truffled potatoes, maple glazed Brussels sprouts, and apple-foie stuffing) for $48 on October 8 and 9. Pumpkin pie with Cognac chantilly, buttered pecans and spiced caramel is optional (but, I mean, come on).
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