7 Places to Pick Up the Best Thanksgiving Grub to Go
If making a side dish for Friendsgiving ain?t happenin?
News flash: Thanksgiving is officially a week away. If this warning sent chills down your spine, chances are it’s because you are supposed to make Aunt Martha’s magnificent mashed potatoes but don’t have two seconds to peel one. Luckily, Dallas has a hearty list of places to get killer to-go dishes that are also delicious (and taste homemade). Ah, so much to be thankful for.
Packages range from turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and cranberry sauce to vegan options like stuffed acorn squash, quinoa and rice pilaf. There is also a prime rib, fingerling potato, creamed spinach and brussels sprouts option if you are feeling fancy. Most packages serve four to eight.
To order: Go online to place your order at the Whole Foods nearest you. Pickup dates and times vary.
Entertaining a small crowd but still want the same classic menu? Stop here for all the classics (with a twist) including cranberry chipotle glazed turkey breast, corn-bread stuffing, green bean amandine and pumpkin pie.
To order: Call the Eatzi’s nearest you to place a pickup order through November 24. eatzis.com
Who said turkey and lasagna don’t go together? Pick up a family-style lasagna to go with your pecan-smoked breast of turkey. And as long as you’re going Italian, we have to suggest the tiramisu.
To order: Call 214-653-2426 for a November 22 or 23 pickup. cibodivinomkt.com
This Dallas staple has long been the place for sharing soul food with the family. Take the feast to go and enjoy classics like Cajun fried whole turkey, mashed potatoes, yeast rolls and coconut cream pie. Also up for grabs are casseroles like broccoli and sweet potato with marshmallow.
To order: Call 214-352-0031 or order online for a November 23 pickup. A minimum 24-hour notice is required. celebrationrestaurant.com
Thanksgiving in Texas is the perfect time to head to the ranch and feast on magnificent meats. If this is your philosophy, pick up something major to chow down from the masters: smoked turkey, smoked ham with apricot-molasses glaze, spice-crusted beef tenderloin, whole smoked brisket, racks of ribs or smoked sausage links. They are even offering their mac and cheese and peach cobbler.
To order: Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 214-748-8900 for pickup on November 23 between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. pecanlodge.com
Bisous Bisous Patisserie
Adorable, French-inspired pastries definitely have their place at your Thanksgiving feast. Order desserts like pumpkin spice and bourbon pecan pie macarons, pecan pumpkin mousse and apple hazelnut tarts, pumpkin cream-cheese cruffins, and more.
To order: Call 214-613-3570 to order and arrange pickup. bisousbisous.com
If you have a sweet tooth, this is your spot. The pies may be pricey (starting at $30), but they are great additions to your dessert table. Whether you go with the Lord of the Pies or the Drop Dead Gourdgeous, there will not be one single leftover crumb. The Smooth Operator even comes gluten-free now, if you need it to.
To order: Call your nearest location in Bishop Arts, McKinney or Deep Ellum (but you will still have to wait in line to pick them up).