With many not traveling or gathering as in previous years, it’s even more of a reason to make Thanksgiving extra special for whomever you are fortunate to share the table with. Let some of your favorite restaurants create a magical meal.
CAFÉ JUANITA’S at-home pickup program is creating a special holiday meal kit for guests to pick up on Wednesday, Nov. 25, the afternoon before Thanksgiving. The meal includes an antipasti, unique side dish, and main course selections, along with the eatery’s house-made breads, crackers, and desserts. The final menu will be announced online. Its take-home dinners are prepared for two with options to expand. Visit Café Juanita online to preorder. cafejuanita.com
CARILLON KITCHEN AT THE WOODMARK is giving you instant Thanksgiving Day satisfaction. Preorder a roasted turkey dinner for four with all the trimmings, favorite side dishes, plus dessert, with drive-up/to-go convenience using the roundabout at the entrance of the hotel. The restaurant is accepting preorders by phone until Nov 19, and it will provide a scheduled pickup time between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 26. Call direct to order at 425.739.6363.
SALISH LODGE & SPA has a dine-in, three-course meal with an option of traditional turkey, prime rib, king salmon, or a vegetable Wellington among the main courses. The meal is $110 per person, plus $39 with wine pairing, $35 per child, and children under 5 are free. The Sensational Salish Lodge Thanksgiving sides package ($99) is a collection of side dishes for pickup to go with your perfect turkey. salishlodge.com
WOODBLOCK has a preorder Thanksgiving feast to-go, comprised of favorites like roasted brussels sprouts with bacon, squash salad, as well as turkey prepared two ways: an herb-roasted turkey breast or a confit turkey leg. Don’t forget dessert — it will offer pecan pie and a chocolate tart. The full menu is available via the eatery’s online order link to Chow Now; pickup only available for the holiday menu. woodblockredmond.com
THE BARKING FROG AT WILLOWS LODGE is preparing a holiday dinner for lodge guests, and brunch service will be open to the public on the Friday following Thanksgiving (8 a.m. to 3 p.m.) if you’re craving a post-holiday outing. For at-home feasting, there’s a Barking Frog Thanksgiving box (serves 4 for $300) made up of a multicourse meal, including the restaurant’s signature turkey confit bread pudding, two types of pie, and wine from Quilceda Creek. A vegetarian option also is available. Order by 5 p.m. on Nov. 13. Visit Willows Lodge online for details on preordering the meal box, or call for details on dine-in/guest services. willowslodge.com
Preorder Thanksgiving meals from JOHN HOWIE RESTAURANTS. Feasts to feed your family as well as meals donated to Hopelink and the Bothell Senior Center, these roasted turkey dinners with three to four sides vary between each restaurant — John Howie Steak, Seastar, and Beardslee Public House — with unique, optional add-ons, plus specialty cocktails, so you can choose your own Thanksgiving meal adventure. The restaurants are accepting preorders up until Nov. 20 for pickup on Nov. 25. johnhowiesteak.com | seastarrestaurant.com | beardsleeph.com