For 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.