Holiday | San Diego Thanksgiving Roundup 2013

San Diego Thanksgiving Roundup 2013

thanksgiving-roundupIn San Diego, we have a lot to be thankful for. Let our San Diego Thanksgiving roundup guide you where and how to celebrate.

Nov. 27. For its monthly five-course vegan dinner in November, Alchemy is taking inspiration from traditional Thanksgiving dishes. The restaurant is also partnering with Project Raw, a company that collects produce that would otherwise be wasted and serves it to homeless shelters and half-way homes in North County San Diego. $35/pp. Additional $15 for wine pairings. 1503 30th St., South Park. 619.255.0616.

Nov. 28. Head to Barleymash for a three-course Thanksgiving dinner. No doubt, it’ll be infused with the restaurant’s signature beer and bourbon flavors. A live DJ will rock the bar at 10 p.m. 3 p.m. $26/pp. 600 Fifth Ave., downtown. 619.255.7373.

Bertrand at Mister A’s
Nov. 28. Mister A’s will serve a prix fixe menu for Thanksgiving that includes Chino Farms butternut squash risotto under scallops and roasted chestnuts, organic Diestel Farm turkey served with traditional accompaniments and pumpkin bread pudding saturated in a house-made toffee pecan sauce. Noon-8:45 p.m. $59.50/pp, $20/child. 2550 Fifth Avenue, 12th Floor,
San Diego. 619.239.1377.

Bice Ristorante
Nov. 28. Bice’s three-course feast will include traditional Thanksgiving fare prepared with an Italian twist. Menu highlights include velvety butternut squash soup; orecchiette pasta with turkey sausage, broccoli rabe and fresh herbs; and pumpkin custard with light cinnamon whipped cream and salted caramel sauce. 5:30-9 p.m. $42/adult, $21/child. 425 Island Ave., San Diego. 619.239.2423.

Bo-Beau Kitchen + Bar
Nov. 28. Thanksgiving dinner has a distinct French influence at Bo-Beau. The three-course prix fixe menu includes a starter; choice of main, including a traditional turkey option; and dessert. 3-8 p.m. $39.95/adult, $12.95/child. 4996 W. Point Loma Blvd., Ocean Beach. 619.224.2884.

Brockton Villa
Nov. 28. The charming seaside restaurant overlooking the La Jolla Cove will serve Thanksgiving brunch with dishes from Executive Chef Mareyja Sisbarro. Thanksgiving inspired specials include bourbon pumpkin pie pancakes with roasted pecans and cinnamon whipped cream; eggs Benedict with house-roasted turkey, spinach, cranberry sauce and sage hollandaise; and a breakfast “burger” with sausage, over easy egg, gouda and a whole-grain mustard hollandaise. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. 1235 Coast Blvd., La Jolla. 858.454.7393.

Hornblower Thanksgiving Buffet Dinner Cruise
Nov. 28. Change your scenery this Thanksgiving with dinner aboard a Hornblower yacht. The cruise line is offering two buffet dinners; each includes a carving station with turkey and prime sirloin, a variety of salads, a gourmet dessert buffet and all the Thanksgiving trimmings. Guests over 21 years of age will also be treated to a boarding glass of champagne. $88/pp. 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. Board at Hornblower Landing at Grape Street Pier, 1800 N. Harbor Drive, San Diego. 619.686.8715.

Island Prime/C Level
Nov. 28. Eat Thanksgiving with an unparalleled view of downtown and the bay. Menu highlights of this three-course Thanksgiving dinner include herb roasted Sonoma free range turkey and mustard glazed rack of lamb. 1-7 p.m. $49.95/adult, $12.95/child. 880 Harbor Island Drive, Harbor Island. 619.298.6802.

Mille Fleurs
Nov. 28. Rancho Santa Fe’s Mille Fleurs invites guests to enjoy Chef de Cuisine Martin Woesle’s farm-to-table dishes for Thanksgiving with their choice of a prix fixe or a la carte menu. The four-course prix fixe menu, priced at $65 per guest, offers the annual favorite oven-roasted Diestel Farm turkey served alongside Brussels sprouts, cranberries, gravy and more. Additional courses available on Thanksgiving Day include soup of “Musqué de Provence” pumpkin, duck pate, pecan pumpkin cake and more. 1:30-7:30 p.m. 6009 Paseo Delicias
Rancho Santa Fe. 858.756.3085.

The Prado
Nov. 28. Gather with family and friends over the rich flavors of fall with The Prado’s three-course prix fixe dinner including such dishes as maple braised turkey leg, butternut squash soup and pumpkin pie brulee. 1-7pm. $49.95/adult, $12.95/child. 1549 El Prado, Balboa Park. 619.557.9441.

Nov. 28. Indulge in a three- or four-course prix fixe menu that includes a kale and Brussels sprouts salad, butternut squash ravioli, free range roasted turkey and maple cream cheese pumpkin roll for dessert. 5:30-9:30 p.m. Three course $37/pp. Four courses $42/pp. Additional optional $20 wine pairing. 1 Market Place, San Diego. 619.358.6740.

Slater’s 50/50 
Through Nov. 30. The indulgent burger joint will feature their Thanksgiving burger—Slater’s signature turkey patty topped with gravy, cranberry sauce and sage mayo served on a honey-wheat bun—as November’s Burger of the Month. Pair one with a Lagunitas Czech Style Pilsner before Nov. 30. 2750 Dewey Road, #193, Liberty Station. 619.398.2600.

The US Grant’s Grant Grill
Nov. 28. Give thanks at The US Grant’s signature restaurant where a lavish Thanksgiving Day buffet is a cherished holiday tradition. Enjoy a bountiful array of seasonal specialties and traditional holiday fare including everything from warm spiced apple cider to fresh salads and soups to a slow roasted turkey breast. Complimentary valet parking and live entertainment. Seatings at 12:30 p.m., 2 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 4:15 p.m. $75/pp. 326 Broadway, downtown. 619.744.2039.

Nov. 28. Executive Chef Eric Bauer has prepared a day full of festive favorites, including charcuterie and cheeses, salads, cold seafood, house made pastas, a carving station and desserts. Don’t miss dishes such as a truffle honey-glazed Scottish trout and slow roasted beef brisket with caramelized onions, natural jus, and horseradish cream. The holiday is complete with live music and a decadent dessert spread including the restaurant’s mini donuts. 1-7 p.m. $89/pp, $29/child. 858.759.6246.

The Westgate Hotel
Nov. 28. Enjoy the traditions of this special holiday in the Westgate’s Le Fontainebleau room with a lavish Thanksgiving buffet. Traditional dishes such as roasted turkey with sweet yellow corn dressing; roasted squash and pear soup; and pecan, walnut and bourbon caramel pie will be served. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. $69/pp. The Westgate Hotel, 1055 Second Ave., San Diego. 619.557.3655.

Nov. 16. It might be nearly two weeks before the actual holiday, but Whisknladle’s Thanksgiving feast will offer all the fixin’s. Menu highlights include venison Carpaccio with cranberry relish, pumpkin seed pesto and Brussels sprouts, and wild duckling with celery root, apple and sage. 1044 Wall St., La Jolla. 858.551.7575.



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