Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to eat, drink and be thankful. Looking for ways to celebrate Thanksgiving in Chicago this year? This post covers Thanksgiving dinner Chicago 2021, where to get turkey to go as well as other features for brunch, lunch and takeout by local restaurants and businesses.
Thanksgiving in America this year is Thursday, November 25, 2021.
Thanksgiving celebrations can take on different forms from traditional, fusion to modern.
Please use this list as an inspiration for ideas on how to put together your own Thanksgiving celebration.
This list is updated as information becomes available. Please reach out to me [email protected] or @foodgressing on social media for any suggestions.
Thanksgiving Dinner Chicago 2021, Brunch, Lunch for Dine-In
Travelle at The Langham
A la carte is not available. The menu of the day highlights the autumnal flavors of Thanksgiving with individual soup, appetizer, and dessert courses. The main course is served family style featuring turkey, trimmings, and tacos.
Thanksgiving Turkey Dinner & Turkey To Go Chicago 2021
- Brussels Sprouts (crispy bacon, aged balsamic, pecorino cheese)
- Arugula and Fennel Salad (cranberry, pear, parmesan, lemon vinaigrette)
- Butternut Squash Ravioli (brown butter, hazelnut, sage)
- Herb Roasted Turkey Breast (pancetta and sage stuffing, herb jus)
- Creamy Polenta (black truffle)
- Pumpkin Cheesecake (vanilla mascarpone)
All orders must be placed by 12pm on Monday, November 22. Pick up is Wednesday, November 24 from 12pm-6pm. Reheating will be required for some dishes; instructions will be provided.
Publican Quality Meats
The Publican Restaurant and Publican Quality Meats have teamed up to create the ultimate Locally Grown and Ready for Home Thanksgiving Feast.
Turkeys range from 10-20+ pounds. Their standard turkeys will be raised by Slagel Family Farms & Ferndale Farms and are broad-breasted white turkeys raised on pasture and fed a diet of natural, non-GMO feed.
They also offer gravy, brine kits, stock, sausage, and ready-to-serve sides.
Pick your size. Turkey is raw. Comes with detailed cooking instructions.
Pickup at Publican Quality Meats (825 W Fulton Market) on Monday November 22, and Wednesday, November 24 between 10 am – 6 pm.
Order by October 8th and receive 10% off using code EARLYBIRD.
Travelle at The Langham
Travelle at The Langham has the following Thanksgiving to go options:
- Herb Roasted Heritage Whole Turkey served with sauces: Natural Turkey Gravy, Cranberry & Orange Chutney ($540)
- Jamaican Jerk Heritage Turkey served with Jerk Sauce, Chimi Churi, Cranberry & Orange Chutney ($540)
- Apple Pie: Oven Roasted Apple, Toasted Butter Crumble, Vanilla Chantilly ($35)
- Bourbon Pecan Pie: Toasted candied Pecans, with a touch of bourbon ($35)
- Grandma’s Pumpkin Pie: Pumpkin Custard, Whipped Cream, Holiday Spices ($35)
- Langham Custom PIEBOX ($20)
- All the sides 6-8 guests: Herbed Sourdough Stuffing, Garlic Pommes Puree, Sweet Potato Casserole, Pecan and Vanilla Crumble, Caramelized Brussel Sprouts, Truffle Yellow Corn Casserole, Cranberry & Orange Chutney with choice of pie ($165)
- and much more!
DIY Thanksgiving Dinner Chicago 2021 Ideas
Holiday entertaining tips
Here are some tips on holiday entertaining including charcuterie board tips, how to cook the perfect turkey like a Chef, and virtual holiday party ideas.
Here are some wine suggestions for Thanksgiving dinner Chicago 2021:
Donate to Help
Food banks are in great need of donations during the holidays. Please consider making a donation this holiday season or anytime during the year.
Check out these Thanksgiving quotes and messages to demonstrate your gratitude for your loved ones this holiday season.