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Thanksgiving in the Loop


Posted  8 months ago  in  Loop List, Restaurants and Dining

2 MIN READ - Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to assemble friends and family in the kitchen and orchestrate a delicious, elaborate feast. Or, better yet, it’s a time to eat food that somebody else made for you. If you want all the pleasures of a Thanksgiving dinner with none of the pains of making one, the Loop has you covered with prix fixe dinners, to-go options, and even freshly made pies.

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The Dearborn

Now through January 2, all the non-bakers out there need not worry—the Dearborn’s Executive Pastry Chef Julianna Westgor has you covered. Place a pie order at least 24 hours in advance and enjoy your choice of S’mores Pie with graham cracker crust, milk chocolate mousse, toasted meringue, and chocolate curls; Pecan Tart with classic brown sugar, maple, and pecan filling and mascarpone whipped cream; Crispy Phyllo and Apple Pie with classic butter crust, shaved honeycrisp apples, brown sugar and baking spice, and crispy phyllo topper. Call the Dearborn at 312-384-1242 or send an email to place your order. The pies are only $25 each.


Grant Park Bistro

The French grill from LM Restaurant Group will be offering a special three-course prix fixe menu for $45 per person, not inclusive of tax and gratuity. The special menu, available after noon on Thanksgiving, includes a choice of first course, main course, and dessert with three sides served family style. The full menu is listed below. Children under 12 years of age dine for 50% off. Reservations are recommended and can be made on Resy or by visiting grantparkbistro.com.

Grant Park Bistro Thanksgiving Menu 
First Course
Roasted Squash Soup truffle chantilly cream, brioche crouton
Mushroom Ravioli walnut cream

Main Course 
Roasted Turkey stuffed with chestnuts, collard greens, served with sweet potato mash & turkey gravy
Braised Short Ribs roasted fall vegetables, beef jus 
Grilled Salmon cranberry pecan crust, orange gastrique 

Green Bean Casserole
Turkey and Brioche Stuffing 
Cranberry Sauce 

Pumpkin Pie with cinnamon cream 
Pecan Pie
Apple Streusel Pie

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Lockwood Restaurant

Enjoy Thanksgiving buffets at lunch (11 a.m.-4 p.m.) and dinnertime (4-10:30 p.m.) at the Lockwood Restaurant in the Palmer House Hilton. Gather your loved ones for traditional house-made fall favorites with the jazzy sounds of the Jacob Wilson Trio as your backdrop. The seasonal fare includes maple honey molasses roasted tom turkey, rhubarb cranberry compote, chestnut pistachio stuffing, traditional gravy, and apple and pumpkin pies to satisfy your annual craving.

Lunch buffets are $85 for adults, $70 for seniors, and $40 for children 3-12 years old, and dinner buffets are $65 for adults, $50 for seniors, and $30 for children 3-12. Reservations are required for lunch and recommended for dinner and may be made by calling the Lockwood host stand at 312-917-3404 for reserving online.


Veggie Grill

Are you looking for the best 100% plant-based Thanksgiving meal? You're in luck—the VG Holiday Feast is back and available for pre-order online now through November 23 or while supplies last. Pick-up is on Wednesday, November 27.

The meal serves four, and the menu includes stuffed holiday roast, apple sausage stuffing, green beans with almonds and orange butter, mashed yams, Yukon mashed potatoes, mushroom gravy, and cranberry sauces. Add-ons include additional sides and a family pack of pumpkin spice cakes.


Virgin Hotel

Sit back, relax, and leave the cooking to the pros this Thanksgiving. Commons Club is taking care of all the hard work and offering a full dinner to go. The to-go dinner feeds six to eight people for just $115. This year's feast includes all the good stuff:

White & dark meat turkey
Roasted brussel sprouts with white balsamic, bacon, thyme, and parmesan cheese
Salt and pepper mashed potatoes
Herb stuffing
Sweet potato casserole
Hawaiian roles
Turkey gravy
Housemade cranberry sauce
Pumpkin pie and a can of whipped cream

Order by November 15, and leave the Thanksgiving stress behind so you can spend time with your loved ones. An email with post-order pick-up instructions will be sent once order is received.

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Weber Grill

Let the grilling experts at Weber Grill serve your Thanksgiving meal this year. For dine-in, enjoy a special three-course fire grilled feast, available all day for $29.95 per person or $10.95 for children 10 and younger. The regular dinner menu will also be available. Make a reservation today by booking online or calling 312-467-9696.

Catering platters to-go are also available and serve eight to 10 guests. All orders require 24 hours’ notice before pick-up, and whole turkey orders must be placed by 5 p.m. Friday, November 22. Place your order today by calling 312-467-9696.

Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail
Cheese & Fresh Fruit

Mixed Green Salad
Caesar Salad
Harvest Salad

Main Courses
Whole Smoked Turkey
Carved Smoked Turkey
Carved Smoked Turkey (white meat only)

Weber’s Sausage Stuffing
Whipped Sweet Potatoes
Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Grilled Asparagust
Grilled Roasted Brussels Sprouts
Weber Cornbread
Pretzel Rolls
Turkey Gravy
Cranberry Sauce

Weber’s Signature Chocolate Espresso
Pecan Pie
Classic Pumpkin Pie