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Looking for an inexpensive, home cooked Thanksgiving dinner!

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schrutefarms Nov 15, 2009 08:09 PM

With my (picky) Dad. He has vetoed all of my suggestions so far. The Pantry would be perfect, but he shot that one down because they don't serve booze (can't say I blame him for that one). He flat-out refuses to do the $50 pp pre-fix. If I don't find a place soon, we are ending up at Marie Callenders. Help! I've seen the other threads about this subject, but none of the suggestions worked. Here's the criteria...Must be traditional, home-cooked Thanksgiving meal, under $20 bucks pp (not including booze), must serve booze, and be in the general vicinity of Hollywood (although West Hollywood, eastside and downtown will work.) Also, we've already done Jerry's and Cantors, so those are out, as he wasn't into their Thanksgiving dinners. Nothing fancy (i.e. no butternut tarts, cranberry foam or pumpkin mousse) Turkey. Stuffing. Mashed potatoes. Sides. Cranberry sauce and pie. Thanks for your help!

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    Francesca RE: schrutefarms Nov 15, 2009 08:19 PM

    Any of the MiMi's Cafes - ok turkey dinner w/all the fixins. They serve wine and beer. Under $20 pp. Reservations required.

    1. monku RE: schrutefarms Nov 15, 2009 08:24 PM

      Some ideas from 2008...
      http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/572365

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        schrutefarms RE: monku Nov 15, 2009 08:47 PM

        Thx so much! Just made reservations at Cat and Fiddle-looks pretty good, price was right, and they definitely have a full bar!

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          Canogabill RE: schrutefarms Nov 20, 2009 11:49 AM

          Cat and Fiddle ($20.00pp compete) it is for my group then also, thanks so much, it looks great and all of the freakin' Brits will just be a gas! Long live The Queen! Bill

      2. ipsedixit RE: schrutefarms Nov 15, 2009 08:47 PM

        Hmm, how about Lawry's ... but it's $29/person, however.

        1. perk RE: schrutefarms Nov 15, 2009 09:03 PM

          Tam O'Shanter?

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            maxzook RE: perk Nov 21, 2009 12:04 PM

            There's no price on their website, Tam O'Shanter is very popular for TGiving but it would be a (pleasant) surprise if it fit schrutefarms's budget. (And I'd be even more surprised if they're still taking reservations.)

            I think his choice of Cat & the Fiddle is perfect.

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              schrutefarms RE: maxzook Nov 21, 2009 01:03 PM

              her :)

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                maxzook RE: schrutefarms Nov 21, 2009 06:53 PM

                oops!

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