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Last Minute Guide for Thanksgiving 2021

This year, festive alternatives to a traditionally prepared Thanksgiving feast at the family table include New York’s hottest dining destinations. Instead of celebrating the holiday and harvest domestically, venture outside the home for unique happenings in lively spaces, exclusive gatherings in chic private rooms and be surrounded by your friends and family.

Here are the gourmet dining establishments that have set their tables to welcome your family and friends for Thanksgiving!

For a Thanksgiving Staycation & Dinner

Southampton Inn

Claude’s Restaurant ©Southampton Inn

This Holiday Season, plan a family trip or gift an idyllic staycation at the Southampton Inn. The Southampton Inn is a year-round, gracious, and relaxing escape from the everyday hustle. Located in the historic Village of Southampton on the East End, the Tudor-style Inn offers 90 elegant guest rooms surrounded by magnificent estates, within walking distance of boutiques, museums, art galleries, and eateries. The Southampton Inn rates are reduced for the fall and winter seasons. Connecting rooms are available for family getaways

Perfect for a family meal or celebration, the Inn’s award-winning restaurant, Claude’s, offers offering breakfast daily from 7:00 to 11:00am, their award-winning brunch on Saturday and Sunday from 11:00am to 2:00pm and dinner Friday and Saturday from 5:00 to 9:00pm.

For Thanksgiving, Claude’s is open for a warm, welcoming traditional dinner between 1:00pm-5:00pm on November 25th. Includes butternut squash soup, Claude’s salad, choice of Roasted Turkey, Glazed Salmon, Vegetarian Pasta, with all the trimmings and an assortment of home-made pies for dessert. *$42 per person (*$28 per person for children under 12).

Southampton Inn, 91 Hill Street, Southampton, NY 11968

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Thanksgiving Dining

Churrascaria Plataforma

Thanksgiving at Churrascaria Plataforma ©Churrascaria Plataforma

This Thanksgiving, renowned Brazilian restaurant Churrascaria Plataforma will once again be serving their All-you-can-eat Thanksgiving Feast on November 25th from 12:00 PM to 10:00 PM. This menu is sure to please everyone, as it includes succulent slices of turkey carved right at your table, as well as all the traditional holiday dishes elevated with Plataforma’s unique Brazilian touch. This delectable feast costs $72.00 per person, with a special price for children. Early reservations are strongly recommended.

Their signature Thanksgiving Feast starts off with the all-you-can-eat gourmet salad bar. The main course consists of signature cuts of top sirloin, filet mignon, lamb chops, short ribs, rib eye, chicken, and turkey carved right at the table. Sides include rice, stuffing, cranberry sauce, string beans, mashed sweet potatoes, fresh corn, as well as other traditional Thanksgiving staples.

The acclaimed dining hotspot is an authentic Brazilian “Churrascaria,” a restaurant that serves mostly grilled meat. The Rodizio style restaurant uses the method of serving various cuts of meat that originated in the southern part of Brazil in the early 1800s. The idea is to serve a wide variety of different cuts of meat, such as beef, pork, lamb, chicken, and so on, to each diner individually at their table, so there is no traditional menu. Churrascaria Plataforma is the authentic New York City rodizio-style restaurant with an all-you-can-eat menu and continuous table-side service.

Churrascaria Plataforma 316 West 49th Street, New York, NY 10019

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Pre-Thanksgiving Festivities

Union Burger Bar

Union Burger Bar Thanksgiving Eve Party ©Union Burger Bar

Southampton dining hotspot Union Burger Bar will host their Thanksgiving Eve Party on Wednesday, November 24, 2021, one of the biggest party nights of the year. With the $10 cover, ladies drink free all night, while men will receive a free drink ticket. DJ The Professor will be spinning tunes throughout the evening.

If you cannot make the Thanksgiving Eve festivities, the restaurant continues to offer an assortment of specialty gourmet burgers, fresh hand-cut fries, maniacal milkshakes and desserts and an elaborate craft beer and small batch bourbon selection during normal business hours. Also, the incredible demand for the Hamptons most popular ghost kitchen popup, The Coop, has made the foodie favorite gain a permanent home at Union Burger Bar. Customers can expect the same outstanding variety of fried and roasted chicken options that will be available with a wide assortment of first-rate sides.

With daily specials like the famous Wednesday Night $5 Burger Night, Happy Hour drink specials Monday through Friday from 3:00pm – 6:00pm, and Sunday Fundays to name a few, Union Burger Bar continues to be one of Southampton’s most popular dining hot spots. Come experience Union Burger Bar!

Union Burger Bar, 40 Bowden Square, Southampton, NY 11968

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Centro Trattoria & Bar

Centro Trattoria & Bar 3rd Annual Friendsgiving ©Centro Trattoria & Bar

Hampton Bays dining sensation, Centro Trattoria & Bar, will host their 3rd Annual Friendsgiving on Tuesday, November 23rd, 2021, at 7:00pm.  Centro will be serving a 3-course dinner at $72pp. Guests can add wine pairings at an additional $25pp featuring wines from Orin Swift. Tables are limited and reservations are required.

Salvatore Biundo and his family-owned Italian eatery Centro Trattoria & Bar is the ultimate farm-to-fork Italian restaurant in Hampton Bays. His elevated style has created a fresh take on old world tastes. And, to complement a special meal exquisite Pesce, Carne and Pollo add to your ultimate dining experience. Guests sing high praises for plates of Chicken Parmigiana, Veal Scaloppine or Shrimp Saltimbocca.

The bar boasts a craft cocktail menu with drinks infused with basil, mint and rosemary grown on site. An extensive wine list compliments plates and tastes with wines by the glass, which allows customers to sample wines from all regions, or bottles from the glass wine cellar.

Centro Trattoria & Bar, 336 W. Montauk Highway, Hampton Bays, NY 11946

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Salvatore’s Thanksgiving Eve Party ©Salvatore’s

Casual dining hotspot, Salvatore’s will host their Thanksgiving Eve party on Wednesday, November 24, 2021, from 10:00pm – 2:00am. A live DJ will be on hand has guests will party and indulge on variety of dishes and cocktails. Must be 21 or over, and there is $10 cover charge at the door.

Salvatore’s brings you the best casual Italian American dining experience on Long Island’s East End. Owned and operated by Salvatore Biundo of Centro Trattoria & Bar, the casual eatery offers your favorite style pizzas, heroes, and sandwiches from their oven.

The entire menu is an East End indulgence that cannot be passed up. Even scrumptious Cheese Calzones with mozzarella, ricotta, and provolone drive customers wild. And, what is best about Salvatore’s is though they specialize in Italian American cuisine offerings additionally they can please any customer coming in with a variety of infusion dishes such as Philly Cheesesteaks or the Bello Bello Burger.

The main attraction is the wood fired pizza. Here you find such phenomenal wonders as the Capricciosa with gorgonzola, pear, truffle honey and basil; the San Gennaro with cotto, ham, stracciatella, fior di latte, pistachios, and basil; and the Tartufo with truffle mushroom sauce, fior di latte, cremini mushrooms and basil. A healthy option of cauliflower crust substitution is also available. Be sure to check out a special happy hour Wednesdays to Fridays from 4 p.m. to 6 pm. that highlights $10 personal pizzas, wine by the glass, and $5 draft beers.

Salvatore’s, 149 W. Montauk Highway, Hampton Bays, NY 11946

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Affordable Private Chef for the In-home Holiday Dinner

Chef Omakase

Chef Omakase Dinner at Home ©Chef Omakase

Chef Omakase has made the dream of having a personal chef cook for you in the privacy of your own home a reality. Chef Omakase matches you with a professional chef who will prepare a course menu in your home at your leisure. Pick the Chef, select your menu, and “Leave it up to the Chef!”

Experience gifts are becoming more popular than material gifts. Chef Omakase is the best gift option for both individual and corporate clients looking to give a future joyous moment. It is an emotionally connecting opportunity that provides the purchaser with a genuine sense of satisfaction with their gift decision. With the Holiday season right around the corner, this one-of-a-kind gem of a present creates a treasure chest of beautiful memories as a holiday gift. Celebrate special occasions such as birthdays, anniversaries, baby showers, and corporate gatherings.

Chef Omakase creates a fantastic culinary experience that dispels the myth that a private chef is only available to the ultra-wealthy. Menus include such selections as an Italian curated dinner with an appetizer of poached Fava Beans and Herbed Tomatoes. Then ​​a salad of Tiny Burrata ​with ​Warm Ceci Beans, Toasted Garlic and Parsley​. The main course consists of Pan Seared Crispy Chicken Breast ​with ​Lemon Reduction and Baby Greens​. And finally, the dessert follows of Panna Cotta ​with ​Roasted Summer Fruit​.​

The home dinner party has never been more appealing and affordable with the added benefit of an actual chef interacting with guests. Chef Omakase takes the stress out of your dinner party with graceful ease and surprising affordability. Your home is transformed into your own private restaurant letting you relax, giving you time to enjoy with your family, friends, and guests.

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Thanksgiving Hostess Gift

This Thanksgiving give thanks to your hostess with the Magic of MarieBelle Chocolates

Thanksgiving Chocolate Ganache ©MarieBelle Chocolates

In New York’s famous Soho District is the world-renowned, luxurious chocolate company, MarieBelle Chocolates. This holiday season, the flagship retail location at 484 Broome Street offers patrons a sumptuous shopping experience for the eyes and appetite with lavish window displays which aim to warm the heart. The perfect gift, MarieBelle Chocolates are artfully wrapped in luxury boxes with colorful ribbons. Relish in the sweetest gift for any occasion, available in-store or delivered same day anywhere in the Manhattan area.

Show your gratitude towards your loved ones with this limited-edition Thanksgiving collection. Sixteen signature MarieBelle New York chocolate ganaches artfully arranged in an elegant box decorated with a turquoise sleeve. Each ganache combines the finest single-origin chocolate with eclectic ingredients and artisanal techniques.

Another favorite among chocolate lovers and the perfect gift for any occasion is MarieBelle’s Vintage Ganache Cake; a rich, decadent cake made from the finest chocolate ganache and delicate European wafers. Elegantly nestled in a limited-edition box simulating an antique book, it’s the sweetest way to spoil any chocolate lover.

MarieBelle New York (Soho), 484 Broome Street, New York, NY 10013

MarieBelle at the Kitano Hotel (Midtown), 66 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10016

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