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Happy Thanksgiving!

Posted by Susie Callahan on Thu, Nov 26, 2015

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3 Boston Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving

Posted by 365 Things Boston on Tue, Nov 24, 2015

6395475383_d3ce083675_b.jpgLet someone else do the cooking this year! Head to one of these great Boston restaurants for Thanksgiving. 

1. Anthem Kitchen + Bar

"Take in Thanksgiving dinner at historic Faneuil Hall with a meal at Anthem, located in the South Market building. The modern-rustic eatery is offering its full menu from 11 a.m.-10 p.m. For the traditionally-minded, there are classic holiday specials, including roasted pumpkin soup with spiced yogurt and toasted pepitas; a full dinner with brined turkey breast and all the trimmings; a turkey gobbler sandwich with sliced breast meat, cornbread stuffing, cranberry sauce, and gravy on a baguette; and a spiced pumpkin and vanilla bean crème brûlée duo."

2. Aura at the Seaport Hotel

"The Thanksgiving brunch buffet at Seaport Hotel’s Aura will feature Thanksgiving favorites and brunch classics from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., plus live jazz music. Like any good New England spread, clams, oysters, and shrimp cocktail appear at the raw bar. Breakfast fans can skip the usual turkey and cranberry sauce in favor of eggs Benedict, leek and truffle quiche, and French toast. The traditionalists can stick to the roasted butternut soup with chestnut cream, roast turkey breast with cranberry sauce, roasted honey ham, sweet potato & maple syrup casserole, stuffing, buttermilk mashed potatoes, and roasted Brussels sprouts. Save room for a dessert buffet, too, including cakes, pies, mini pastries, and a chocolate fountain."

3. The Beehive

"The Tremont Street jazz club and eatery is celebrating Thanksgiving with live music all day, plus food from 11 a.m.-midnight. A three-course dinner is available from 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Starters range from crab croquettes to roasted squash salad, as well as foie gras au torchon. In addition to turkey with green bean casserole, caramelized onion and apple stuffing, cranberry sauce and mashed potatoes, mains include vegetarian Thanksgiving, rack of lamb, salmon, halibut, and a 12 oz New York Strip. The “leftovers” menu, offered from 9 p.m.-midnight, includes a turkey melt for anyone playing out the day with a show and a snack."

 

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Spirit of Boston Thanksgiving Cruise

Posted by 365 Things Boston on Fri, Nov 20, 2015

"This Thanksgiving, kick back, relax and give thanks for not having to cook, clean and entertain, as the Spirit of Boston is hosting a specialty Thanksgiving Day lunch cruise on Thursday, November 26th

The Spirit will be serving its delicious Holiday Lunch Buffet with a heavy dose of pigskin on its TV's and interactive entertainment on its three floors of luxury. Enjoy Boston's most unique Thanksgiving Day experience out on the water and take the stress out of the beginning of the holiday season aboard the Spirit of Boston.

Enjoy an afternoon full of Thanksgiving favorites, including turkey, football and pumpkin pie. Plus, snap photos in our onboard photo booth, play board games and challenge your family or friends to giant Jenga or tabletop shuffleboard."

For more info, click here.

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Thanksgiving In The City

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Sat, Nov 22, 2014

thanksgivingFor those of you who can't go home or maybe don't want to spend hours in the kitchen, many restaurants are offering Thanksgiving brunch & dinner options. There are a variety of options in the Boston area this year so you can pick a restaurants that suites you & and your wallet. 

Here are a list of some suggestions, thanks to BostonMagazine.com

Take your pick from Strega staples such as Cozze alla Marinara (sautéed mussels in a spicy tomato sauce), Rollatini di Nico (rolled Sicilian eggplant with fresh ricotta, spinach and mozzarella), and Costara Ripiena (veal chop stuffed with prosciutto andfontina cheese in a white winedemi-glaze sauce).

Russell House Tavern, Cambridge
Celebrate friends and family in the heart of Harvard Square with chef Tom Borgia’s special three-course menu at Russell House Tavern. First course has options like duck breast carpaccio, fried oyster toast, and butternut squash bisque. Mains include cider braised short ribs, grilled salmon with house-cured guanciale, and turkey basted in bacon fat. And for dessert, pecan pie with bourbon caramel ice cream and so much more.

Aura Restaurant, Seaport District
From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Aura will celebrate Thanksgiving with an elaborate buffet brunch. The spread will include breakfast items like eggs benedict, French toast, and a leek and truffle quiche. Chef Robert Tobin will also have a raw bar with clams, oysters, and shrimp. More traditional Thanksgiving offerings will also be on display like roast turkey with cranberry sauce, butternut squash ravioli with brown butter sauce, sweet potato casserole, roasted brussels sprouts, and buttermilk mashed potatoes.

Please keep in mind that reservations are highly recommended. 

Want a few more options? Check out the Boston Magazine article here

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Boston Volvo Village 5k Road Race

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Mon, Nov 25, 2013

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"Ray Ciccolo’s Boston Volvo Village of Brighton is sponsoring their Annual Volvo 5k Road Race to benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Greater New England Chapter.

The Turkey Trot has become a tradition for hundreds of runners each year. The Race begins at Boston Volvo Village, winds through the streets of Brighton and ends where it began at the dealership."

For more than 60 years, the Greater New England Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society has provided help for today and hope for tomorrow to nearly 19,000 individuals and families affected by MS in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont.  Monies raised by runners and sponsors of the Boston Volvo Village 5k Road Race help fund cutting edge research to stop disease progression, restore lost function, and end MS forever."

Registration is $20 online before November 26th and $25 on-site the morning of the race. The race starts at 9:00am on Thanksgiving morningFirst 750 people to register receive a free T-shirt. Prizes will be given to the top finishers. 

Please click here for further information on the race and registration.

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Turkey Trots & More

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Sun, Nov 24, 2013

thanksgivingDuring the Thanksgiving season, there are numerous towns and organizations in the Boston area that coordinate charitable running events. All of the Thanksgiving day events listed are held on Thursday, November 28th. 

Turkey5 in Wellsley

"With both 5K and 5Mile courses, the Turkey5 offers something for everyone.  Starting and finishing at Linden Square, you will run through the beautiful Wellesley College campus and the marathon’s famous 'Scream Tunnel' section before seeing the '1 mile to go!' sign. The Turkey5 Road Race is a fundraiser for several worthy charitable organizations." In 2012 Turkey5 proceeds went towards Wellesley Cancer Prevention Project, the Ellie Fund and the Greater Boston Food Bank." For more information on this event, please click here

2013 Marathon Sports Gobble Gobble Gobble 4 Miler

The 2013 Marathon Sports 4 Miler is known as one of the best races in New England. Although this event is already sold out, feel free to cheer on runners and continue to donate. The four mile race goes through the town of Somerville and ends in Davis Square. Proceeds for the event goes to Project Soup and the Somerville Track PAC. Please click here for further information on the event. 

Turkey Trot

The Turkey Trot in Dorchester is a 3.1 mile route around the Franklin Park Golf Clubhouse. The run "includes the most beautiful and historic views of Franklin Park." All proceeds from this event will go towards supporting the Franklin park Colaiton's Youth Conservation Crew. The Conservation Crew program "provides summer jobs for 20 neighborhood teens and their young adult leaders. This inspiring crew has restored trails, restored woodlands, and also runs Thursday Sports Nights, providing fun and games for hundreds of local children." For further information on this event, please go to www.runagainstcancer.org/turkey5

For information on other running events in your area, please click here

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Best Thanksgiving Dinners in Boston

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Thu, Nov 21, 2013

For those of you who can't go home or maybe don't want to spend hours in the kitchen, manythanksgiving hotels in the city are offering Thanksgiving brunches and dinners on Thursdays. Here are a few suggestions on where to go in Boston.

Please keep in mind that reservations are highly recommended. 

Ritz Carlton
The Ritz Carlton will be having a Thanksgiving brunch from 12pm-6pm. "Indulge in a delicious feast of traditional carving stations of roast turkey, prime rib and a seafood station with shrimp, Jonah crab claws and oysters. Family-friendly foods, decadent pastries, live music and dessert decorating stations for children are also featured." There will also be a Thanksgiving buffet. Please check the Ritz Carlton website for event information. 

75 on Liberty Wharf
"Located in Boston’s Seaport District, 75 on Liberty Wharf is celebrating Thanksgiving with a special three-course prix fixe meal. Choose from a spread of starters, entrees, and desserts, with options such as oven-roasted turkey, harvest pumpkin bisque, and rum raisin pudding." The Thanksgiving meal will be offered from 11:30am-6:00pm. The prix fixe meal is set at $55/adult. 

Aura Restaurant
"Leave the Thanksgiving cooking up to chef Robert Tobin at Aura restaurant at the Seaport Hotel. Brunch will include Thanksgiving favorites, traditional brunch fare, and other autumn classics including pumpkin chestnut soup, corn bread pudding, and whipped sweet potatoes." The brunch will be from 11am-3pm. Please check the Aura website for further details. 

Want a few more options? Check out the Boston.com suggestions here

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