It's almost Thanksgiving and that means scouring magazines for hours in search of recipes, braving the crowds at the grocery store, and hosting an exhausting meal.
Or you could leave the work to your favorite restaurant and skip straight to the part when you're enjoying your turkey dinner, a glass of wine in hand, and nary a dirty dish in sight. Now that's something to celebrate. It fact, dozens of restaurants around Atlanta are offering to-go options, allowing you to enjoy the holiday in the comfort of your own home, without all the hard work.
Celebrate stress-free holidays thanks to Star Provisions, the gourmet market run by executive chef-owners Anne Quatrano and Clifford R. Harrison. The Thanksgiving to-go menu features options like a pastured whole turkey, heritage black turkey, or bone-in breast; the market can brine your turkey before you pick it up. Also available are typical holiday fixings such as Yukon Gold potato puree, sage and apple dressing, braised local greens, and seasonal pies such as pecan, apple, and pumpkin.
Call to place your order by November 24, 2019.
Foodies will relish in the Thanksgiving spread at Serpas True Food, where the chef-owner Scott Serpas focuses on Southern food with Louisiana touches. You'll have items to choose from like butternut squash soup with chile croutons and toasted almonds, herb garlic roasted turkey breast with herb cornbread stuffing, roasted baby sweet potatoes with maple herb compound butter, and others. Finish the marathon with apple pie, pecan pie, or cranberry white chocolate bread pudding. A Thanksgiving feast for four is $140 and a feast for eight is $255.
Place orders online by November 24, 2019. Note the only day to pick up your food is November 27, 2019.
Let Atlanta's favorite BBQ duo takeover this Thanksgiving; buy a whole smoked turkey, along with their homemade gravy. If you’re over turkey, they’re offering hams, as well as sides like green bean casserole and cornbread dressing, both of which feed up to 10-12 people and cost $20 if ordering the small size. Various desserts are also available: A chocolate pecan pie that serves 10 goes for $30.
Holiday orders can be picked up heated or cold (but fully cooked) with reheating instructions. Order by the deadline of November 24, 2019, and select the pickup date (Thanksgiving Day is not an option). Note the pickup location has changed to the Fox Bros. Catering Facility at 134 Ottley Drive in Atlanta.
This Atlantic Station casual Southern smokehouse offers a full Thanksgiving feast to-go. The Whole Package for $200 includes smoked turkey and gravy, cranberry, mac n' cheese, green bean casserole, stuffing, collard greens, cornbread, and honey butter. Items may also be purchased a la carte, and some gluten-free dishes are available.
Online orders must be placed by November 25, 2019, and pickups will be on November 27, 2019.
Milton’s Cuisine & Cocktails
Suburbanites will find an easier time ordering from Milton's Cuisine & Cocktails in the Crabapple Historic District in Milton. This 150-year-old farmhouse serves up goods to take home, such as a 12- to 14-pound apple-brined and smoked Thanksgiving turkey, which comes with one quart of Madeira gravy and one quart of sage-corn spoon bread: The meal feeds six to eight people and costs $90. Mashed potatoes, green beans, and other sides are available to purchase in $20 quart portions.
After placing your online order, pick the food up on November 27, 2019, at Milton’s Cuisine & Cocktails in Milton or Chido & Padre’s in Buckhead, Atlanta.
D.B.A. Barbecue is known for filling the Virginia Highlands air with the delicious scent of southern BBQ, and this year, they’re throwing Thanksgiving turkeys on the smoker from November 1 through late December of 2019.
Whether you’re looking for just the turkey or a whole dinner to complete your Thanksgiving table, D.B.A. has you covered, offering smoked turkeys weighing around 12 to 14 pounds. Or you can purchase the "Full Table," which includes smoked turkey, whipped potatoes, sweet potato, garlic green beans, sweet corn, and other sides for $195.
Orders must be placed 48 hours in advance of pickup.
Alon’s Bakery & Market in Dunwoody and Morningside creates a holiday spread set to leave you with a stomach full of traditional Thanksgiving dishes. Order their Classic Turkey Feast at $170 for four or $320 for eight people, which includes a roasted turkey and various sides. You can also choose from many sides and desserts sold separately: Think lentil and quinoa salad, maple bourbon roasted acorn squash, and pumpkin, pecan, chocolate chunk pecan, and other tasty pies and cakes.
Place your order online or by phone by November 25, 2019, and pick-up will be on November 27, 2019.
Fresh ingredients make up this delicious to-go menu from PARISH. For a group of four to six people, guests can order 8–10 pounds of bone-in turkey breast with chardonnay turkey jus, along with one of each side and one pie for $130. If you’re looking to purchase dishes or pies individually, that's an option. Pick what you want, and the eatery located in the historic terminal building in Inman Park will have it waiting for you to reheat.
Orders must be placed by calling the restaurant by November 25, 2019, for pickup in the neighborhood café downstairs on November 27, 2019.