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Oct 20, 2011 08:56 PM

Thanksgiving Ideas?

Any ideas for Thanksgiving Dinner - not looking for a hotel. Something traditional OR unique would be great.

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  1. Here is a recent post with some ideas.

    What part of town are you considering and how much do you want to spend? You could go traditional and unique (and cheap) and help out at the Union Rescue Mission...

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    1. re: ocshooter
      Last year I got several items to take to the family gathering. Everything was delicious. Particularly memorable were the sides. My DIL cooked the turkey. Delicious gravy, cranberry sauce, potatoes and pie. I remember that the gravy and cranberry sauce were crazy good!

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      1. Fig in Santa Monica. Once again their theme of “leftovers” first.

        100 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401

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        1. re: wienermobile

          Anyone got a rec less than $43pp...

          1. re: ns1

            The Foundry on Melrose 3 Courses $44, 3-9pm.

            The Foundry On Melrose
            7465 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90046

            1. re: wienermobile

              Simon LA
              Four course dinner | $45 per person

              8555 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048

              1. re: wienermobile

                Thanks for suggesting 2 things higher than $43pp?

                1. re: ns1

                  Ok, below $43...Il Fornaio - Beverly Hills
                  11:30am-8pm for a four-course Thanksgiving with an Italian twist: $35 for adults.

                  1. re: wienermobile

                    lol thanks for the recs though, don't mean to give you a hard time :)

                    1. re: wienermobile

                      Kincaid's Redondo Beach Pier a traditional Thanksgiving Free-Range Turkey Dinner. Slow roasted turkey, apple-sausage stuffing, mashed potatoes, fresh cranberry relish, and housemade giblet gravy $24.

                      1. re: wienermobile

                        McCormick and Schmick Beverly Hills. A Roasted Turkey Dinner With Wild Mushroom Stuffing, Garlic Scallion Mashed Red Potatoes, Sautéed Green Beans, Giblet Gravy & Cranberry Blood Orange Sauce For $22!

                        McCormick & Schmick's Fish
                        206 N Rodeo Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

                        1. re: wienermobile

                          ...and other than Norm's the best deal is The Buggy Whip Come Celebrate Thanksgiving with us! Serving Traditional Turkey Dinner with all the trimmings $19.95 for adults and $9.95 for children under 12. We open at 12 noon.

                          Where every you go Happy Thanksgiving!

                          Buggy Whip Restaurant
                          7420 La Tijera Blvd, Los Angeles, CA