The Definitive Guide to Houston

Have a Worry-Free Thanksgiving Holiday

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Thanksgiving is around the corner and as much we love a homemade meal we know that sometimes for one reason to another that can’t happen. Thankfully the great chefs of Houston are here for us! We rounded up the top places to either spend Thanksgiving or pick up classic TG dishes to pass off as your own.

Photo Courtesy of Underbelly Hospitality and Julie Soefer Photography

Bosscat Kitchen & Libations

Celebrate Thanksgiving with the Bosscat team from 11 am – 7pm. The special menu includes heaping helpings of two proteins (maple-bourbon brined turkey, brown sugar-baked ham and dry-aged roast beef), salad, family-style sides and dessert for, plus half-off all bottles of wine and $5 Texas draft beers all day.

Roka Akor

Looking for something outside the norm? Head to Roka Akor Thanksgiving Day from 3-9pm for Japanese twist on a Thanksgiving Feast! Enjoy a 4-course meal that includes a mizuna salad with roasted beets, an assortment of chef selected sashimi with crispy prawn, grilled whole Branzino with yuzu kosho sauce, grilled honey miso glazed turkey and finished with choice of caramel apple cheesecake or pumpkin spice creme brulee.

Underbelly Hospitality

Let Chris Sheppard’s team prepare your Thanksgiving feast for you. Place your order for Shepherd Family Rum Sausages, Bacon Sausage Creamed Greens, Day After Thanksgiving Gumbo and Georgia James’ 1.5-lb apple pie and more by Sunday 11/24.

Indianola

If you’re looking for a true feast, buffet style head downtown to Indianola from 10am – 5pm. Enjoy more than a dozen sides and hors d’oeuvres, plus a variety of proteins and desserts all inspired by Chef’s family traditions. $55 per Adult, $20 per Child (12 & under); Free for Children Under 3.

La Table

Enjoy an elegant Thanksgiving alongside live music at La Table from 11am – 7pm. The luxe, four-course menu includes an array of options, including roasted beets salad, ravioli, and lobster bisque for appetizers; main course choices consisting of beef tenderloin, cod caviar, and roasted organic heritage turkey; followed by deserts like a pumpkin-pecan pie duo and spiced chantilly. $75 for adults and $35 for children. The following day, return for a special Black Friday Brunch at Marché from 11am – 3pm, and get a jump on holiday shopping while you’re there — all Assouline books are 25% off.

Emmaline

Want to be the best guest this holiday? Arrive with Emmaline’s house-made Parker House Rolls. They can be pre-ordered up until 5pm on Sunday, 11/24.

Goode Company

The Houston institution is offering a full Thanksgiving feast (serves 6-8) for pick up for $195 (not including tax or gratuity). The dinner includes a Mesquite-smoked turkey, sausage and pecan bread stuffing, potatoes Au Gratin, sweet potato gratin, old school green bean casserole, roasted cranberry sauce, dinner rolls and beer shallot jam butter, and complete with the famous Brazos Bottom pecan pie for dessert. All items can be purchased individually, as well as the Chocolate Cream Pie. All orders must be placed by Thursday, 11/21.


Feature Photo Courtesy of Bosscat Kitchen & Libations 

Local Houstonian and Editor of Houston Hotel Magazine. Follow her on Instagram for her latest adventures around the city, @emilylunstroth.

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