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minnie Nov 9, 2007 12:04 PM

Does anyone have a recommendation on a good place to order a Thanksgiving Dinner???
I know Whole Foods and Gelson's does but don't know which to go with?? Also, any other places that are well recommended??? Thanks in advance.

  1. roxhills Nov 9, 2007 03:04 PM

    Hi! I am not sure where you live but Owens, a small grocery store on Pico and Roxbury just re-opened this week and they are offering a nice Thanksgiving takeout menu prepared by the Kitchen for Exploring Foods in Pasadena.

    I think the web site is www.owensla.com
    check it out. Also, they deliver.

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      Obessed Nov 9, 2007 01:46 PM

      Not sure what area you are in, but Upstairs 2 in West LA is offering a traditional Thanksgiving menu for pick-up. I've never had it, but I've eaten at t he restaurant a bunch of times and it's always quite yummy.

      http://upstairs2.com/thanksgiving/

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        rainey Nov 9, 2007 01:33 PM

        We were remodeling last year and our kitchen had been demolished. I surveyed the local offerings and ended up with a Whole Foods dinner. Gelson's looked very much the same but WF was closer.

        It was so disappointing I could have cried. The bird was sort of poached in the heavy bag they're packed in. Even removed from the bag, the wrinkles that corresponded to the packaging remained.

        I don't remember anything else we had.

        I had to make my family a Thanksgiving dinner as soon as our kitchen was functional again to make up for it.

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          ns1 Nov 9, 2007 01:36 PM

          lol sounds horrendous.

          me and the GF are probably gonna go the costco ham route this year

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          leilani1 Nov 9, 2007 01:21 PM

          We tried Whole Foods last year and it was OK I wouldn't do it again.

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