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Thursday, November 27

The Hungry Cat - Hollywood Celebrates a Deep Fried Thanksgiving

The Hungry Cat

1535 N. Vine St., Hollywood, CA

2:00pm to 8:00pm

A complete Thanksgiving Day Dinner created by Chef David Lentz featuring Thanksgiving classics with a touch of Maryland and optional à la carte selections from The Hungry Cat ocean-fresh Raw Bar. The family friendly menu appeals to multi-generations but only the adults can enjoy The Hungry Cat expertly mixed cocktails which are created just for Thanksgiving and served along with the famous “Big Dave’s” Egg Nog, a proprietary recipe.

And to celebrate the holiday in style, and a perfect match for both The Hungry Cat Raw Bar selections and Thanksgiving Dinner, wine pairings are offered from small, grower-producers at attractive pricing.

The Hungry Cat in Hollywood

First course

roasted persimmons, candied walnuts,

pomegranate, chicories,

blue cheese & maple dressing

Main course

deep fried turkey & gravy

Sides

potato puree

chorizo and oyster stuffing

brussels sprouts with wild mushroom & pancetta

roasted sweet potatoes with black kale & roasted shallots

spiced cranberry sauce

Vegetarian option

ricotta gnocchi with chanterelle mushrooms,

kabocha squash,

cavolo nero & pecorino

Thanksgiving dessert 

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The Pikey Serves Thanksgiving with Turkey 2 Ways

The Pikey

7617 W Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA

2:00pm

THE PIKEY, the acclaimed English Pub in Hollywood serving local and organic dishes by Chef Ralph Johnson, presents their holiday feast for the Thanksgiving holiday. Johnson offers a complete holiday dinner with a choice of Roasted Organic Free Range Turkey Breast or Rolled and Stuffed Confit Turkey Legs and Wings served with ample sides of Beet Stuffing, Green Bean Puree, Roasted Potatoes, Home-Made Cranberry Sauce and Home-Baked Biscuits with Turkey Neck Gravy.  Couples may opt for the Thanksgiving Feast for Two featuring a Whole Turkey Leg Confit and Deep Fried with all of the trimmings. If there is still room, extras of The Pikey’s Mac ‘n Cheese or Baked Sweet Potatoes with Crispy Sage and Hazelnut Praline may be ordered à la carte along with Pumpkin Pie Served with Spiced Cream. As always, the dishes showcase the bounty of seasonal produce and ingredients for a hearty meal in a dynamic environment. Pricing is $35 per guest for the dinner or $60 for the Thanksgiving Feast for Two, menu only.

Thanksgiving at The Pikey

Ralph’s Organic Free Range Turkey Two Ways:

Roasted Turkey Breast or Rolled Stuffed Confit Legs & Wings

Beet Stuffing

Duck Fat Roasted Potatoes

Green Bean Puree with Fried Onion

Homemade Cranberry Sauce

Biscuits with Turkey Neck Gravy

$35

or

Thanksgiving Feast for Two

Big Whole Turkey Leg Confit and Deep-Fried with all of the Trimmings

$60

Additional Sides

Mac ‘n Cheese

Baked Sweet Potatoes with Crispy Sage & Hazelnut Praline

$8

Dessert

Fresh Pumpkin Pie with Spiced Cream

$8

Signature dishes including Welsh Rarebit, Char-Grilled Beef Burger

with Bandaged Cheddar, Tomato, Worcestershire Aioli and Chip,

and Mary’s Vinegar Chicken with Thrice Cooked Chips are still available

PRICING

$35 per guest, $60 feast for Thanksgiving Feast for Two; sides and dessert $8

WHEN:

Thursday, November 27, 2014

2p.m. – 2 a.m.

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Barton G. LA's Three-Course Thanksgiving Spread

Barton G. LA

861 N. La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles, CA

5:00pm to 10:00pm

This Thanksgiving (Thursday, November 27) from 5 – 10 p.m., Barton G. LA—Los Angeles’ neo-classic American dining destination—presents Angelenos with a holiday feast featuring a plethora of traditional Thanksgiving offerings such as Turkey, gravy, stuffing, candied yams, and more. Classic holiday fixings are thoughtfully re-imagined as a sharable three-course menu ($65 per person), plated with an artful twist intended to amuse and entertain diners.

Barton G. LA’s abundant three-course Thanksgiving selection includes:

Spiced Calabaza Pumpkin Soup with maple crème fraîche

Fall Garden Salad with arugula, apples, dried cranberries, pumpkin seeds, quinoa, pomegranate, avocado, and lemon basil vinaigrette

Herb Roasted Turkey Breast with Confit Leg alongside apricot and sage stuffing, parsnip and potato mash, roasted brussel sprouts, candied yams, orange cranberry sauce, and natural gravy

Pumpkin Donuts with cranberry compote, pumpkin butter, spiced warm chocolate, and cinnamon anglaise

Additional holiday specials inspired by the fall season include:

The Mother Clucker ($68) serves two and includes a boneless citrus & herb roasted whole chicken stuffed with cranberry-giblet dressing, alongside California figs, roasted delicata squash, and acorn squash stuffed with orzo salad

Cider House Veal Chop & Apple Crop ($58) with chargrilled veal chop and apple-sage chutney, honey crisp apple fritters, baby brussel sprouts, cinnamon cider honey

When: Barton G. LA’s Thanksgiving menu is available only on Thursday, November 27 from 5 – 10 pm; the restaurant’s full dinner menu will also be available. Reservations are required

Cost: The three-course prix-fixe menu is $65/person, excluding gratuity and tax

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Thanksgiving Dinner at Tavern

Tavern

11648 San Vicente Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA

6:00pm

Enjoy a Thanksgiving Dinner at Tavern:

persimmon and pomegranate salad

with arugula and walnuts

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herb-roasted organic turkey breast and

stuffed leg with mashed potato and gravy

served with

turkey & sausage stuffing with almonds, dates and cavolo

sweet potatoes with sherry and roasted shallots

brussels sprouts with pancetta and thyme

cranberry sauce with orange and mint

or

vegan and vegetarian

thanksgiving extravaganza:

sweet potatoes, brussels sprouts, fingerling potatoes,

suzanne’s stuffing and wild mushrooms persillade

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pumpkin pie with brown sugar whipped cream

or

candied pecan tart with vanilla ice cream

$70 per adult

$35 for children 12 and under

no charge for children 4 and under

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Saturday, November 29

LQ @ VERTICAL

Vertical Wine Bistro

70 North Raymond Avenue, Pasadena, CA

5:30pm to 11:00pm

WHAT: LQ Foodings at Vertical Wine Bistro

WHERE: Vertical Wine Bistro - 70 North Raymond Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91103

DATES: Saturday, November 29 **Wait List Only**, Sunday, November 30 2014 **Wait List Only** and Monday, December 1, 2014.

TIME: Reservations available in two seatings between 5:30pm to 6:45pm and 8pm to 9pm. Cheese Service is available from 4pm.

PRICE: $40 (excluding tax & gratuity)

RESERVATIONS: Available online via our reservation form. First-come, first-served basis. Reservations are not confirmed UNTIL you receive an email confirmation from us. If you would like to join the wait list please make your desired reservation through the online system.

BEVERAGES:  Full Bar Available, wine pairing from Domaine LA, Vertical Wine Bar List also available. $10 corkage for all other bottles.

PARKING: Pasadena Parking Garages & Valet Parking Available

THE MENU

EGGS MEURETTE | Poached in red wine

CASSOULET | Tarbais beans, lamb shoulder, duck confit, pork belly, garlic sausage, Toulouse sausage, slow cooked for 7 hours in aromates, tomatoes and garlic

GATEAU BASQUE

$40 per person

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Sunday, November 30

Buy a Pint, Give a Pint

Salt & Straw - Larchmont

240 N. Larchmont Blvd. , Los Angeles, CA

12:00pm

Salt & Straw’s Thanksgiving menu and Buy a Pint, Give a Pint promotion will be available at the Larchmont shop throughout November, including the festive ice cream flavors below. Buy a pint of any Thanksgiving flavor and Salt & Straw will donate a pint to the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank to give families a sweet treat on Thanksgiving.

Salted Caramel Thanksgiving Turkey - A head rush of sweet and salty with a pinch of adventure. All the flavors of a roasted turkey, its juices and the caramelized onions underneath, are packed into a turkey fat caramel ice cream, then speckled with handmade fried turkey skin brittle.

Spiced Chevre Pumpkin Pie - Pumpkin cheesecake ice cream with an unexpected twist of maturity. Like scooping out the middle of a pumpkin pie and throwing it straight into a spicy, goaty, salty cheesecake. With goat cheese from Soledad Goats in Mojave, CA, this is guaranteed to rival any ice cream in yum-factor!

Honey Bourbon Corn Pudding - This flavor was inspired by one of the Malek’s oldest family recipes. Sweet, light, and buttery Corn Pudding is a staple on most Thanksgiving plates around the country. For their ice cream, they bake their own corn pudding using lots of locally-crafted bourbon from Ascendant Distillery in Santa Barbara.

Cranberry Walnut Stuffing - The delightful accompaniment to any Thanksgiving feast. This combination of cranberries with Central Coast walnuts is the perfect nuanced flavor combined with hearty nostalgia. Locally grown walnuts pair perfectly with molasses brown bread stuffing based ice cream.

Sweet Potato Casserole with Maple Pecans - Sweet potato ice cream, Vermont maple-infused marshmallow pillows, and pralined pecans. These pecans have a buttery sweetness with slight bitterness, delightfully cutting through the starchy potatoes.

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Wednesday, December 3

Glenlivet Whisky at The Bazaar

The Bazaar By José Andrés

465 South La Cienega Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA

7:00pm to 9:00pm

On Wednesday, Dec. 3 from 7-9pm, The Bazaar by José Andrés will host their monthly Terrace Tasting Series on the Bar Centro Terrace, this time featuring Glenlivet Whisky. Guests will be guided through sips of classic, limited-edition and varietal whiskies paired with Chef José Andrés’ signature modern tapas. The menu is available for $58 per person and may be pre-purchased online. Additionally, guests staying for dinner at The Bazaar can enjoy 10% off their dinner bill.

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Sunday, December 7

Border Grill Downtown LA Seasonal Cooking Class

Border Grill Downtown LA

445 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA, 90071

10:00am to 12:00pm

Arm yourself with the tools to craft a memorable holiday meal under the experienced teachings of Border Grill Chef/Owners Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger. Guests are invited to enroll in a two-hour demonstration-style cooking class where they can learn how to prepare festive dishes that are sure to be the highlight of any holiday gathering.

To ring in the holiday season, guests will receive a multi-course meal at Border Grill Downtown LA, signature cocktails, and a recipe booklet. The class is priced at $85 per person and will include demonstrations of the following:

Ruby Cerveza Rosa  

partida blanco • ruby red grapefruit • stiegl grapefruit radler

Caribbean Carpaccio

catch of the day • coconut chile broth • celery leaf shaved red onion • shoestring yams

Mussel Clam Pozole

cabbage • radish • lime

Spicy Caesar Tostada

peppers • añejo croutons

Chicken Tinga Tamales

pumpkin seed puree • citrus crema

Blistered Green Beans

spiced pepitas • charred cherry tomato • coriander vinaigrette

Candied Pumpkin Sundaes

cinnamon • brown sugar • candied pumpkin seeds • vanilla ice cream

$85/person (plus tax). Space is limited. Please purchase tickets at bordergrill.com

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