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Thanksgiving Takeout and Outdoor Dining Options

11.18.20

Leave the cooking to the pros this Thanksgiving and order turkey and sides from some of the best restaurants in OC. Thanksgiving takeout options and outdoor dining options include:

Driftwood Kitchen - LAGUNA BEACH 

Join Driftwood Kitchen for an incredible seaside Thanksgiving Dinner! Chef Rainer Schwarz’s prix-fixe menu begins with Parker House Rolls with Vermont creamery butter and sea salt for the table, followed by a choice of Roasted Baby Beet and Arugula Salad, Yellowtail Carpaccio, Butternut Squash Soup, or pan-seared Day Boat Scallops to start. Guests will then have option of entrée, with a choice of traditional Roasted Thanksgiving Turkey with all the fixings, Roasted Greater Omaha Prime Rib, or Ora King Salmon Filet. Kids have the option of a Turkey Plate, Mac & Cheese with Green Beans, or Chicken Fingers with Fries. All meals will end with traditional desserts for the table, including Pecan Pie, Apple Pie and Cookies. Dinner will be served on Thursday, November 26th from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Price for adults is $75 per guest and kids 12 & younger are $19. Reservations recommended by calling Driftwood Kitchen at (949) 715-7700 or online at driftwoodkitchen.com/.

BRUXIE — ORANGE & BREA
Known for featuring seasonal specials throughout the year, BRUXIE welcomes the return of its popular Thanksgiving Waffle Sandwich, as well as warm and cool options for those looking for a unique Pumpkin Spice experience! Guests have come to know and love the Thanksgiving BRUXIE, featuring Roasted Boar’s Head Turkey, house-made Sausage-Herb Stuffing, Gravy, and Cranberry-Orange Sauce on a fresh-baked waffle. The chef-driven sandwich special may be accompanied with a special Pumpkin Pie Dessert Waffle and Pumpkin Spice Shake, also limited seasonal specials. These specials will begin Monday, November 23rd and be available through Thanksgiving Weekend (while supplies last). More information on BRUXIE offerings in Old Towne Orange and Brea Downtown can be found on Instagram and Facebook. For hours of operation, address and menu, please visit bruxie.com.

The Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar — TUSTIN & NEWPORT BEACH
The Winery is offering a traditional Thanksgiving Turkey Dinner To Go and for Dine-In at both of its Orange County locations!

TO GO: Chef Yvon Goetz’s take-home dinner menu features a Roasted Free-Range Diestel Turkey with Sliced White & Dark Meat, Apple-Sundried Cherry Dressing, Cranberry-Orange Relish, and Pinot Noir-Sage Gravy. The meal begins with a Fall Organic Baby Greens Salad with Dried Cranberries, Roasted Squash, Toasted Pumpkin Seeds, Croutons, and Dijon Vinaigrette. Guests then have a choice of two sides, with options including Mashed Potato Casserole, Butternut Squash-Potato Gratin, Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Green Beans Almondine, Maple Syrup Roasted Garnet Yams, and Honey-Thyme Glazed Carrots. The meal ends with The Winery's decadent seasonal Pumpkin Cheesecake with Caramelized Pecan-Vanilla Bean Chantilly. This Thanksgiving Dinner serves 6 guests and is priced at $350. Guests may also purchase wines by the bottle or craft cocktails to accompany their meals. To learn more or to place your order, please call Tustin at (714) 258-7600 or Newport Beach at (949) 999-6622. Orders must be placed by 3 p.m. on Monday, November 23rd for pick-up on Wednesday, November 25th between 1:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.

DINE IN (OUTDOOR): Chef Yvon Goetz is offering a prix-fixe menu of traditional Thanksgiving options, along with Winery favorites. The meal will begin with choice of Roasted Butternut Squash Bisque, The Winery House Salad, Scottish Smoked Salmon, Pumpkin & Ricotta Ravioli, or Organic Heirloom Tomatoes & Fresh Burrata. Entrée selections include choice of Traditional Maple-Glazed Free-Range Turkey, King Salmon “a la Plancha”, Maine Scallops & Jumbo Wild White Shrimp, Grilled Beef Flatiron Steak, and Maple Glazed Kurobuta Pork Chop. Guests will be able to end their meal with choice of Streusel Pumpkin Pie or Chocolate Cheesecake. Meals are priced at $75++ per guest with a “Little Buddies” kids menu will be offered for $24.95. Thanksgiving Dinner will be offered at The Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar in Tustin and Newport Beach on Thursday, November 26th from Noon to 8 p.m. and reservations are recommended online at thewineryrestaurants.com or by calling Tustin at (714) 258-7600 or Newport Beach at (949) 999-6622.

Hendrix Restaurant & Bar — LAGUNA NIGUEL 
Celebrate Thanksgiving with Hendrix’s Feast To Go or a delicious Prix-Fixe Dine-In Menu!

TO GO: Chef Rainer Schwarz is offering a palate-pleasing meal to take home, with Whole Roasted Turkey, Yukon Smashed Potatoes, Apple-Fennel Stuffing, Green Beans, Heirloom Carrots, Cranberry Sauce, and Turkey Gravy. The meal will also come with Parker House Rolls with Vermont creamery butter and sea salt to start, and choice of Pumpkin or Apple Pie to finish. The meal feeds 6-8 guests and is $175 (plus tax). Orders must be placed by Tuesday, November 24th for curbside pick-up on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 26th between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Hendrix is offering Cocktails To-Go (32-ounces; can serve up to 6); buy one, get one free bottles of select wine; and 30% off select specialty wines. Orders may be placed by calling Hendrix Restaurant & Bar at (949) 248-1912.

DINE IN (OUTDOOR): Hendrix will be offering a prix-fixe Thanksgiving Dinner at the restaurant for those looking to dine out on this holiday. The meal will begin with Parker House Rolls with Vermont creamery butter and sea salt for the table, followed by a choice of Harvest Salad, Hawaiian Big Eye Tuna Tartare, Butternut Squash Soup, or pan-seared Day Boat Scallops to start. Guests will then have option of entrée, with a choice of traditional Whole Roasted Thanksgiving Turkey with all the fixings, Roasted Greater Omaha Prime Rib, or Scottish Salmon Filet. Kids have the option of a Turkey Plate, Mac & Cheese with Green Beans, or Chicken Fingers with Fries. All meals will end with traditional desserts for the table, including Pecan Pie, Apple Pie and Cookies. Dinner will be served on Thursday, November 26th from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Price for adults is $65 per guest and kids 12 & younger will be $19. Reservations recommended by calling Hendrix Restaurant & Bar at (949) 248-1912 or online at hendrixoc.com.

Sushi Roku — NEWPORT BEACH 
If you’re less traditional when it comes to Thanksgiving Dinner, opt for Sushi Roku’s Hot Family Pack or Sushi Family Pack ($109 each). These feature the finest, freshest fish from around the globe, prepared with the kind of artistry that can only be executed by a seasoned sushi chef to ensure an unparalleled sushi experience. Available for curbside pick-up for lunch and dinner, each Family Pack feeds up to 4 guests with a diverse menu that unites traditional Japanese cuisine and vibrant global flavors with the seasonal bounty our California landscape provides. Guests who order for pick-up may also purchase wine and sake by the bottle for 50% off its regular price, beer, and the restaurant’s signature cocktails packaged to go. To get more information or place orders, guests may call (949) 706-3622 or visit sushiroku.com.

Georgia’s Restaurant — ANAHEIM & LONG BEACH 
Thanksgiving is all about spending time with family and friends, so this year let family-owned Georgia’s Restaurant at the Long Beach Exchange and the Anaheim Packing House bring the Best of the South to the table and Pre-Order Georgia’s Restaurant’s Thanksgiving Festive Feast & Soulful Sides! Families and friends can just prepare the turkey or leave everything to Nana Gretchen and Nika Shoemaker-Machado as they are offering up delectable alternatives and additions to turkey such as their signature Fried Chicken (49.95 per half-pan), BBQ St. Louis Ribs ($22.95 per half-pan) and house specialty Jambalaya ($69.95 per half-pan). They are also making this day easier and easier by offering a slew of Southern Soulful Sides (each by the half-pan) featuring Cole Slaw, Chili, Chili Mac, Corn on the Cobb, Collard Greens, family-fave Red Beans and Rice, Baked Beans, Black Eyed Peas, Garlic Rice, House Salad, Potato Salad, Mac and Cheese, Mashed Potatoes, Seasonal Vegetables, Sliders, Yams and Nana Gretchen’s famous Corn Bread and Honey Butter. Thanksgiving would also not be complete without Georgia’s Restaurant’s delectable “soul-delicious” Desserts including their Whole Peach Cobbler ($27.95 each), Lemon Cake ($14.95 each), Pound Cake ($14.95 each), and Sweet Potato Pie ($14.95 each). Georgia’s Restaurant at the Anaheim Packing House and Long Beach Exchange will offer their Thanksgiving Festive Feast & Soulful Sides for pre-order until Saturday, November 21st, 2020. The Thanksgiving Festive Feast & Soulful Sides will be available for Thanksgiving pick-up on Tuesday, November 24th and Wednesday, November 25th from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Georgia’s Restaurant will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 26th. For more information or to order directly, please call Georgia’s Restaurant at the Anaheim Packing House at (714) 906-1900 or at the Long Beach Exchange at (562) 420-5637. georgias-restaurant.com


Fable & Spirit – NEWPORT BEACH
Allow Fable & Spirit to complete your Thanksgiving Dinners at home by selecting wines and cocktails to accompany your menu! Simply share your Thanksgiving menu and Sommelier Ali Coyle will recommend the perfect pairings from her curated list of wines offered at exceptional prices. If you’re looking for a cocktail to begin or end your meal, Director of Spirits Drew Coyle is creating a special “fabled spirit” to celebrate Thanksgiving 2020! Orders may be placed by Tuesday, November 24th for pick-up between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Wednesday, November 25th. Fable & Spirit will be closed on Thanksgiving Day. Contactless curbside pick-up can be requested when placing orders. Guests will be able to order by phone or via email at info@fableandspirit.com. fableandspirit.com



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