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Sips and Eats: Philly’s Best Food and Drink Picks – Thanksgiving Edition

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With Thanksgiving approaching, its great to know your holiday options. Some people choose to bring the family together in the comfort of their own homes. Others ditch the traditional sit-down for a trip to one of their favorite restaurants. Here’s a rundown of all the options the top eateries in the city have for Thanksgiving.

Bank and Bourbon: For $55 you can come to Bank and Bourbon and get a tasty three-course meal with a wine pairing. Seating for the meal run through 11:30AM- 2:30PM and 4:30PM-10PM. You can reserve a table online and by the phone. The location will have several options including fillet mignon, seared trout, tuna tartar, pumpkin pie, apple cobbler, and more.

City Tavern: For almost double the price ($92 for adults and $36 for kids) come to City Tavern in Historic District. There will be a Madeira toast, cranberry relish, ham, salmon, vegetarian options, turkey, and so much more.

London Grill: Fairmount Avenue’s London Grill will be having a fantastic Thanksgiving buffet. The pricing is $45 for adults and $22 for kids 11 and under. Try their cider glazed ham, pumpkin-ricotta pie, apple-cherry pie, roasted turkey, green bean casserole, and other dishes.

Moshulu: For those looking for a change of scenery, the waterfront destination of Moshulu has you covered this holiday. The sea vessel fashioned restaurant is offering up a $60 Thanksgiving turkey dinner with several delicious side dishes.

Red Owl Tavern: Red Owl Tavern will be having a $55 Thanksgiving day feast this Thursday. Maple-cranberry brined turkey, collard greens, wild mushroom stuffing, and a Grand Marnier Savarian cake will all be on the menu.

Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse: Famed steakhouse Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse will be having a three-course Thanksgiving extravaganza. It’s $40 for adults and $13 for kids. You’ll get a turkey dinner with sausage and herb stuffing and your choice of first course and side dishes.

Square 1682: Inside the Hotel Palomar you’ll find American restaurant Square 1682. The establishment’s Thanksgiving Day specialty menu will include many holiday favorites. The price will be $55 to dine at the Rittenhouse Square hotspot.

The Twisted Tail: From noon to 10PM The Twisted Tail will be serving up a savory and selective Thanksgiving menu. The options include Roasted Lancaster Turkey, prime rib, glazed ham, cornbread stuffing, pecan pie, and more. The meal costs $49 per adult and $10 for children.

Weekly Events Roundup

Each week, Philly Influencer picks the best parties, events, and social gatherings the area has to offer.

Craft Hall Pop Up Restaurant: Until December 23rd there will be a pop up restaurant at the North Broad side of City Hall. The establishment will be open daily from 11AM-9PM. There will be cocktails, hot beverages, American grill food, baked goods, and more.

U+Me+R&B: Entertainment venue Punch Line Philly will be having a U+Mr+R&B soiree this Wednesday night. The free to enter event will have the best music from the genre spinning, drinks, and plenty of people. If you’re looking for a good place to have a drink before the holiday kicks into full force, look no further.

Thanksgiving Eve at Paddy Whacks: Paddy Whacks will be having a Thanksgiving Eve event this Wednesday night starting at 8PM. Come to this South Street treasure for drinks, music, and a great time.

Coda Thanksgiving Eve: Nightlife hub Coda will also be having a Thanksgiving Eve party. There will be DJs, drink specials, the dance floor will be packed, and more.

Thanksgiving Reunion Party: Gardendale Social Club will be hosting a reunion theme party this Wednesday night. The party will go on until 3:30AM! Music will be provided by DJ Capps and guest host Stevie B. Your first cocktail or beer is complimentary.

Thanksgiving Week at NOTO: Lounge and venue NOTO Philadelphia will be having several events and parties this week. This Thursday come check out PNB Rock.  Music act Politik will be hitting the main stage on Saturday night and this Sunday hip hop vet Fabolous will be the main event.

November in Black: Come to 1925 this Friday night for drinks, one of the best party scenes in Philadelphia, and to hear all the hits you love to dance to. The cocktail lounge has amazing décor and is always a great destination for a good time.

Tastytreats Reunion: Philly’s own DJ Questlove, Mike Nye, and host Yameen Allword will all be at Club Mosai this Saturday night. This thanksgiving weekend Tasty Treats Concert will be one of the best live music offerings in the city this weekend.


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