Area Restaurants Offer to Cook the Turkey
Restaurants around the DMV are giving diners plenty of reasons to give thanks this holiday by offering a cornucopia of culinary offerings to make Thanksgiving memorable. Some have stress-free “to go” options while others offer a chance to celebrate in style with great service and no dishes to wash or leftovers to put away. From classic American to Italian and Indian fare, Thanksgiving takes on an international flare for the feasting.
Et Viola!, 5120 MacArthur Blvd. NW, will host its annual “Stretch Your Belly” party from 5-10 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 25. Guests will have the opportunity to stuff their faces with unlimited Blue Bay mussels diablo with lobster cream, tarragon and cherry tomatoes paired with Belgian fries and Affligem blonde ale; or choose the coq au vin with trofie pasta paired with Belgian fries and a glass of Côtes du Rhône for $29.95 per person.
Jack Rose Dining Saloon, 2007 18th St. NW, is serving Thanksgiving dinner in liquid form with a five-course cocktail meal inspired by traditional holiday eats. Available the Monday through Wednesday (Nov. 23-25) before Thanksgiving, the food-inspired cocktails are made with house-made and infused spirits, syrups and bitters reminiscent of Thanksgiving dinner, such as ham and turkey-washed rye whiskey, baked bean syrup, butter-washed vodka and pecan pie bitters. The “Drink Your Thanksgiving Dinner” cocktail meal includes Punt on First Down with 3 Stars peppercorn saison, Beefeater gin, lemon, honey and angostura bitters; Seat at the Kids Table with butter-washed Boyd & Blair, Cocchi di Torino, Domaine de Canton, lime juice and ginger beer; What Ya Say Bud with Cana Brava rum, baked bean syrup, lime and Peychauds bitters; Glazed Over with ham and turkey-washed Wild Turkey 101 rye, honey, house amer, angostura, orange and Jerry Thomas bitters; and the Belt Loosener with PX sherry, Cocchi di Torino and pecan pie bitters. Cocktails are $10 each or a tasting flight of all five for $45.
Mango Tree, 929 H St. NW in CityCenterDC, will host a homecoming happy hour on Wednesday, Nov. 25, from 11:30 a.m.-close. There will be happy Hour pricing on beer, wine and punch all day at the downstairs bar and lounge. Wear a turtleneck or anything featuring a turkey and you’ll get a free shot. There will also be special surprises including a photo booth and door prizes throughout the day and evening.
Pete’s New Haven Style Pizza, 1400 Irving St. NW in Columbia Heights, 4940 Wisconsin Ave. NW in Friendship Height, 3017 Clarendon Blvd. in Arlington and 962 Wayne Ave. in Silver Spring, is celebrating Turkey Day early and have created a special Thanksgiving pizza topped with all of the favorite holiday fixins’ including roasted turkey, candied sweet potatoes, cranberries, goat cheese, Brussels sprouts, pancetta and mozzarella. It is available from Monday, Nov. 23 to Wednesday, Nov. 25 and during lunch on Black Friday, Nov. 27, for $3.50 a slice.
BlackSalt Fish Market & Restaurant, 4883 MacArthur Blvd. NW, is offering customers the option of fully outfitting the Thanksgiving table with a turkey, stuffing, biscuits, gravy and other traditional fare, or complementing their home-cooked dishes with sides and desserts. Fresh Murray’s Amish turkey are available from 12-22 pounds for $5.50/pound or already brined and ready for the over at $6.99/pound. Also, Leidy’s spiral cut honey ham is available for $7/pound. In a nod to the popular fish market, a variety of seafood specialties like clam chowder, freshly shucked oysters and house-cured salmon will be available. Orders must be picked up on Wed., Nov. 25.
Centrolina, is offering an Italian take on Thanksgiving carryout with dishes like oven-ready, cider brined, free-range turkeys ($6.99/pound), Chef Amy Brandwein’s mother’s Rosemary’s sage stuffing ($12), house made pies like the pine nut tart ($40), antipasto platters and sides dishes. Orders can be picked up Wednesday, Nov. 25, from 6-9 p.m. or Thursday, Nov. 26, from 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. The order form is online.
Del Campo, 777 I St. NW, is offering a South American spin to Thanksgiving carryout including dishes like brined, seasoned, herb-smoked and oven-ready Peruvian-style turkeys (15-20 pounds, $120) accompanied by green chili purée and Aji Amarillo aioli, chapa bread stuffing ($16), pumpkin risotto ($24), pasqualina tart ($24) and more. Orders can be picked up until 10 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 25. The order form is available online.
Kapnos, 2201 14th St. NW, and http://kapnostaverna.com/ Kapnos Taverna, 4000 Wilson Blvd., Ballston, are offering dinner for pick up at both locations. Dishes include Greek spiced spit roasted turkeys for 8-20 people cooked on the wood-fired rotisseries ($120), chestnut stuffing ($55), roasted lemon potatoes ($40), Greek mac and cheese ($48), spit roasted lamb shoulder ($79), spit roasted pork shoulder ($69) along with other spreads, sides dishes and desserts. Orders can be picked up on Thanksgiving Day from 10 a.m.-noon. Order forms should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org for D.C. pick up or email@example.com for Ballston pick up.
Macon Bistro & Larder, 5520 Connecticut Ave. NW, will offer traditional fixings for purchase out of the larder. Sides include stuffing, green bean casserole, cranberry sauce, mac and cheese, collard greens and sweet potato or buttermilk biscuits available in servings of four, eight or 12. Dinner packages are priced at $100 for four servings of all six side dishes, $150 for eight servings and $200 for 12 servings. Also, sweet potato and apple-brandied raisin pies are available for $45 each. Orders can be picked up Tuesday or Wednesday from noon-5 p.m.
Pearl Dive Oyster Palace, 1612 14th St. NW, is selling pie and rolls. The pies serve 6-8 people and include key lime with graham cracker crust and Florida key lime filling for $30; apple streusel pie with spiced apple and oatmeal streusel for $30; Brazos River Bottom pecan pie with bourbon and rum infused custard and Brazos River Bottom native pecans for $35 and classic pumpkin pie for $25. Addie’s Rolls are available by the dozen for $9. Orders are due by Monday for pick up Tuesday or Wednesday.
1789 Restaurant, 1226 36th St. NW, will serve a classic three-course Thanksgiving dinner from noon-9 p.m. in addition to its seasonal a la carte menu. The three-course menu, priced at $55 per person begins with a choice of roasted beet salad with rainbow beets, endive, candied walnuts, goat cheese, Meyer lemon confit and sherry vinaigrette or butternut squash soup with pomegranate beurre noisette, rye croutons and fried sage. Traditional turkey with roasted breast, confit leg, sausage-sage stuffing, pomme purée, cranberry sauce, mélange roasted vegetables and pan dripping gravy is the featured main course. There also will be a selection of deserts. A la carte options include D’anjou pear salad with frisée, radicchio, bacon lardons, candied Fresno peppers, feta and Kalamata olive vinaigrette; fried oysters with celeriac puree, champagne-crème fraîche foam and hackleback caviar; bucatini cacio e pepe with shallots, mignonette pepper, parmesan, coddled egg and white truffles; Nantucket Bay scallop crudo with apple soubise, French breakfast radishes, Meyer lemons, pickled fennel and celery hearts; maple glazed ham with braised collard greens, vanilla turnip puree, roasted pineapple, turnips and Cognac-cherry pork jus; rack of lamb with spiced yogurt, eggplant caviar, rainbow Swiss chard, baby carrots and natural lamb jus; Scottish salmon with spinach, fennel soubise and roasted fennel; and 35-day dry aged New York strip with bone marrow grits, horseradish cream, shallot and cipollini onion confit, new potatoes and Bordelaise. A la carte items are priced from $14 to $47.
701 Restaurant, 701 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, will dish up a classic Thanksgiving feast with a three-course, prix fixe holiday menu from 11 a.m.-9 p.m. for $49 per person or $24.50 for children 12 and younger. Starters include roasted beet salad with caramelized labneh, pecans and pomegranate vinaigrette; Jonah crab with kuri squash, cashews and grapefruit; squash soup with ricotta, pumpkin seed oil and nasturtium ice cream; and holiday meatballs with fregula, almond, cranberry and gravy. Main course options include a turkey duo with sweet potato puree, stuffing, cranberry jam and gravy; grilled pork loin with plum jam, potato polenta and piperade; roasted salmon with butternut squash puree, trumpet mushroom and blueberry kosho; or cauliflower shawarma with sesame hummus, yogurt and lavash. Desserts include chocolate crémeux with mango whipped cream and fresh berries; pumpkin pie with cranberry sauce and cinnamon ice cream; pecan pie with marshmallow, sweet potato ganache and maple syrup, and crème brûlée with raspberries, praline cake and raspberry sorbet. A live jazz duo of piano and bass will be performing during Thanksgiving service.
Ardeo+Bardeo, 3111 Connecticut Ave. NW, will feature a three-course menu from noon-8 p.m. priced at $45 per person and $23 for children younger than 10. The menu includes roasted butternut squash soup with orange walnut chutney and pumpkin seed oil; shrimp and grits with andouille sausage and fennel salad; smoked turkey rillette with cranberry-fig compote, pickled radish and rustic bread; sweet potato gnocchi with cauliflower, sun dried tomato pesto, arugula and truffle pecorino; roasted turkey breast with pear and polenta stuffing, smoked mushrooms, confit leg and giblet gravy; grilled Atlantic swordfish with forbidden black rice, pumpkin puree and garam masala yogurt; and slow-roasted Berkshire pork osso bucco with spaghetti squash, baby root vegetables and fall bean cassoulet. The dessert menu will feature classics, such as pumpkin and ginger cheesecake with pumpkin seed granola and vanilla ice cream; chocolate cappuccino bar with coffee-Kahlua mousse and cinnamon anglaise; and fall spiced apple tarte with balsamic fig compote, taleggio and mascarpone ice cream.
Bibiana Osteria-Enoteca, 1100 New York Ave. NW, will offer an Italian twist on Thanksgiving from 1-8:30 p.m. with a prix fixe menu priced at $50 per person. Starters include frico, traditional Friulian Montasio cheese crisp with roasted sweet dumpling squash, prosciutto cotto and arugula; carpaccio, big eye tuna with crab roe aioli, preserved lemon, chives and olio primo; pinzimonio, local seasonal farm vegetables with fennel cream, lemon emulsion and herb salad and ostriche, crispy Well Fleet oysters with creamed spinach and black truffle aioli. Entrées include tocchino alla porchetta, roasted herb and spice stuffed turkey with fennel pollen mustard and Italian plum jam; panzott, butternut squash filled ravioli with roasted chestnut brown butter and crumbled Brutti Ma Buoni and spigola, pan roasted rockfish with baccala mantecato, salt roasted sweet potatoes and crispy kale. Dessert options include zucca, ginger cake with Hubbard squash mousse, candied ginger and milk gelato; torta, red delicious apple tarte tatin with candied walnuts and a cider reduction; or budino, robiolina custard with mocha syrup, amaretti cookie and zabaglione gelato.
BLT Steak, 1625 I St. NW, will serve prix-fixe family-style holiday menu for$75 per person of $40 for children younger than 12 from 3:30-9 p.m. The meal features contemporary takes on traditional favorites like roasted turkey with chestnut-sausage stuffing, cranberry-grenadine sauce and and rosemary gravy; a dry-aged roasted prime rib with confit garlis jus and caramelized onion bread pudding; or striped bass with kohlrabi and cranberries. Starters include celery root soup, kabocha squash risotto and gem salad. Sides include Brussels sprouts, creamed spinach, mashed potatoes and sweet potato gratin. And dessert is a choice of velvet chocolate rocky road, cranberry spiced bread pudding or pumpkin tart.
Blue Duck Tavern at the Park Hyatt Washington, 1201 24th St. NW, will offer “brunch into dinner” service from 11:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. A three-course holiday meal will include a selection of starters placed throughout the open-air kitchen for guests to help themselves to their first course. Starters will include seasonal salads, breads, meats and cheese to be followed by a choice of plated entrées and side dishes. Seasonal desserts, on display in the pastry pantry, will complete the Thanksgiving feast. The holiday menu is $110 per person for adults and $55 for children between six- and 12-years-old. Children younger than six are free.
The Bombay Club, 815 Connecticut Ave. NW, will offer a variety of Thanksgiving Day specials in addition to the full a la carte menu from noon-3 p.m. and 5-930 p.m. Specials include Achari turkey tikka marinated with yogurt, garlic, pickled spices grilled in a tandoor oven and served with cranberry chutney, Brussels sprouts foogath and sweet potato bharta for $20.50. Dessert includes a pumpkin brûlée with hazelnut tart and cranberry semifreddo for$9.
Carmine’s, 427 Seventh St. NW, will serve a family-style dinner that feeds eight people for $239.95 to eat in or take-out. The meal includes an 18-pound roasted turkey with sausage and sage stuffing with house-made cranberry sauce, Brussels sprouts with caramelized onions and Applewood smoked bacon, sautéed string beans with julienned red peppers and roasted hazelnuts, baby carrots with fresh dill, sweet potatoes with marshmallows and maple syrup, mashed potatoes with giblet gravy and a choice of pumpkin, apple or pecan pie.
Central, 1001 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, will serve Thanksgiving dinner from noon-8 p.m. The three-course prix-fixe menu is $49 ($25 for children under 12). Appetizer options include a choice of warm spinach salad with bacon, French onion soup, goat cheese Caesar salad, chestnut veloute or roasted beets with arugula and warm goat cheese. Entrée choices include white and dark meet turkey with mushroom stuffing, cranberry sauce, potato gratin and gravy; seared salmon with stir fried vegetables; hanger steak with frites and peppercorn sauce; meatloaf with garlic mashed potato and green beans; or a vegetarian pearl pasta risotto. Dessert includes pumpkin pie, cranberry almond bread pudding or a chocolate bar.
City Tap House, 901 Ninth St. NW, will serve its regular menu plus Thanksgiving additions from noon-9 p.m. Holiday appetizers include baked cambazola cheese fondue ($14), spinach and cranberry salad ($15) and roasted butternut squash soup ($11). Entrées include a turkey dinner with smoked giblet gravy, chestnut-apple stuffing, candied yams and cranberry orange compote ($27); braied Bershire pork collar with Medjool dates, creamed Swiss chard, cheddar grit and pomegranate sauce ($27); and a dry-aged 16-ounce ribeye with Yukon gold potato and fontina gratin, roasted baby carrots and bone marrow demi ($45). Desserts include a maple bourbon pecan tart, pumpkin pie and apple doughnut bread pudding. It will also feature beers from Flying Dog Brewery that have been inspired by Otterbein’s Bakery in Baltimore. The beers have been brewed to be paired with four of Otterbein’s cookies, which will also be available.
DBGB Kitchen and Bar, 931 H St. NW in CityCenterDC, will offer a three-coure-prix-fixe dinner from noon-8 p.m. for $65 per person and $35 for children 12 and younger. The first course includes a choice of fall squash soup, tuna crudo, pork and chestnut pate, grilled kale or foie gras terrine ($10 extra). The second course includes a choice of roasted turkey with with foie gras-chestnut stuffing, pomme mousseline, Brussels sprouts, sweet potato gratin and cranberry sauce; Atlantic salmon with turnip choucroute, root vegetbales, fingerling potatoes and whole grain mustard; venison orecchiette with chestnuts, acorn squash and parmesan; mushroom risotto with black truffle and parmesan; or entrecote de boeuf with roasted sunchokes, wild mushrooms, pomme puree and sauce perigourdine ($15 extra). Dessert is a choice of pumpkin pie, apple-brown butter sundae or chocolate pecan bar.
The historic Hay-Adams, 800 16th St. NW, is serving a holiday buffet with seatings at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. priced at $110 for adult and $55 for children 12 and younger. Offerings included carved free range heritage whole turkey with fresh sage and celery stuffing; sautéed Brussels sprouts with caramelized onions and bacon; sweet potatoes; golden Yukon mashed potatoes with rosemary gravy; pear and cranberry chutney; pan seared potato gnocchi with fall vegetables; seared veal tenderloin and tuna with lemon and caper sauce; compressed watermelon salad with tomatoes and yellow beets; Waldorf salad, iceberg wedges with Granny Smith and red delicious apples, walnuts and Waldorf dressing; and Portobello mushroom ravioli with porcini sauce. Desserts include persimmon white chocolate bread pudding; apple sour cream crumble pie; spiced cranberry poached pears; butterscotch pecan cake; “sugar pie” pumpkin squares; and maple, pumpkin and vanilla bean crème brûlée. Diners will also receive complimentary house Champagne or wine with their meal.
Jackson 20, 480 King St., Alexandria, is offering a $65 three-course prix-fixe dinner with a choice of heirloom beet salad, oysters Rockefeller, northern neck pumpkin soup or pheasant and foie gras terrine for an appetizer. The main course is a choice of econ friendly turkey dinner with buttermilk mashed potatoes, French bean casserole, cornbread stuffing, cranberry marmalade and turkey gravy; pan seared diver scallops with celery root, black trumpet mushrooms, pork belly and sage brown butter; barrel-cut, dry-aged N.Y. strip steak with potatoes Anna, Brussels sprouts and béarnaise sauces or pumpkin pot pie with collard, mire poix, Sea Island field pea and sweet corn. Dessert is a choice of apple, pecan or pumpkin pie. The restaurant is also offering a $55 buffet ($25 for children 10 and younger) with items such as roasted heritage turkey, northern neck pumpkin soup, cream corn casserole, blacken catfish, buttermilk mashed potatoes, house-made biscuits, dry-aged, bone-in prime rib, cornbread stuffing and a seasonal market pie bar.
Le Diplomat, 1601 14th St. NW, will be serving a special three-course prix-fixe Thanksgiving meal for $45/person from 1-10 p.m. Savory courses include roasted turkey breast and leg confit with sides ranging from sausage stuffing, mashed potatoes and cranberry sauce to candied yams and roasted Brussels sprouts. Desserts will include pumpkin pie with vanilla whipped cream and pumpkin seed tuile or a pecan tart with orange-cardamom ice cream.
Legal Sea Foods will offer its full menu for traditionalists as well as a turkey dinner with sausage stuffing, mashed potatoes, butternut squash and cranberry sauce priced at $21.95 per person and $7.95 for children 12 and younger. The Thanksgiving menu is available at three DMV locations: noon-9 p.m. at 704 Seventh St. NW; noon-8 p.m. at Tyson’s Galleria in McLean, Va.; and 8 a.m.-8 p.m. at Ronald Reagan National Airport in Arlington, Va. The Crystal City location is closed Thanksgiving day.
Lupo Verde, 1401 T St. NW, is offering specials in addition to its a la carte menu from 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Specials include zuppa di castagne, chestnut soup with onion puree, squash chips and raisin walnut croutons; tortellini al tacchino, house-made tortellini stuffed with turkey ragù and buffalo ricotta in smoked bacon consommé; and tacchino inaspettato, turkey stuffed with seasonal vegetables, pork sausage, and pears, baked beneath cabbage. Thanksgiving specials range in price from $12-$26. For dessert there will be torta di melee gelato alla zucca, cinnamon and brandy apple pie served with butternut squash gelato and priced at $12.
The Majestic Café, 911 King St. in Old Town, is offering specials in addition to their regular a la carte menu from 2-9 p.m. The menu features classic dishes with a Southern twist such as whiskey barrel smoked Fields of Athenry Farm Tom turkey with cranberry and roasted chestnut bread pudding; pan braised escarole with fried garlic and Virginia wildflower honey; Papa Weaver’s maple brined Berkshire pork chop with sweet potato puree and braised savoy cabbage with Virginia ham and green apples; farro and toasted almond pilaf with baked kabocha squash casserole and Brussels sprout leaves with cream and hard cider. For dessert, guests can opt for the cinnamon red hot apple cobbler with local apples, cinnamon Red Hots and whipped crème fraîche. Specials are priced from $22-$27 each.
Nopa Kitchen + Bar, 800 F St. NW is offering a few specials in addition to its a la carte menu including roasted heritage turkey breast roulade with grain mustard potato puree, farro and oyster mushroom stuffing and cranberry-sausage jus; beef coulotte steak frites with red vein-spinach, crispy fingerlings and horseradish-red wine crème fraiche; grilled Moulard duck breast with tatsoi, brown butter squash puree, crackling crumble and roasted fig jus; and grilled Roseda Farms NY strip with winter truffle-celery root puree, compressed caviar, sunny quail egg, rainbow chard and lobster jus. Seasonal dessert offerings include maple-cider doughnuts with candied Benton’s bacon and house-made honey crisp apple sauce; pumpkin mousse Napoleon with gingersnap cookie and tiger stripe fig brûlée; and rosemary scented apple streusel with cider caramel sauce and bourbon-cinnamon ice cream. The Thanksgiving menu will be available from 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
The Oval Room, 800 Connecticut Ave. NW, is serving a three-course holiday menu offered from noon-8 p.m. for $55 per person. The menu includes foie gras “crème brulée” with chestnut, sage, maple, puffed rice and plum jam; fairytale pumpkin squash panna cotta with braised chestnuts, cranberry emulsion and crispy sage; Yellowfin tuna crudo with crispy sweet potato, blackberry, cornbread croutons and maple emulsion; and black pepper cavatelli with crispy bacon, cranberries, chestnuts, thyme and winter truffle. Main courses include red bourbon turkey with oyster stuffing, Brussels sprouts, cranberry chutney and giblet gravy; duck breast with cornbread pudding, heirloom carrots, snow peas, pepitas and cider gastrique; pan seared scallops with parsnip purée, wild watercress, Asian pear and preserved lemon vinaigrette; and acquerello risotto with toasted Alba hazelnuts, compressed apples, dried cherries and pecorino. Dessert options include pumpkin cranberry bread pudding with pepitas, brown butter gelato and a cranberry emulsion; fallen chocolate “soufflé” with raspberry meringue and coffee panna cotta; and Honeycrisp apple tart with cinnamon gelato, feuilletine tuile and rum caramel.
Praline Bakery and Bistro, 4611 Sangamore Road, Bethesda, will serve a $48 three-course, prix-fixe menu from noon-8 p.m. featuring a choice of starters including pumpkin cream soup, mini chesse ravioli with petso and roasted butternut squash with apples, dried cranberries and bacon-pomegranate dressing. Entrees include roasted turkey galantine with butternut squash puree, creamy spinach and cranberry sauce; poached ocean perch with mashed potatoes and green beans; prime rib with potato galette and Brussels sprouts; rack of lamb with potatoes au gratin, Brussels sprouts and mint jus or sweet potato gnocchi with roasted vegetables. Dessert include pumpkin or apple pie. The downstairs bakery will be open from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. for last minute dessert purchases to take home including pumpkin pie, pumpkin cheesecake, pecan pie, pumpkin pound cake, apple rustic or chocolate cream pie.
Pinea in the W Hotel, 515 15th St. NW, will offer it regular menu from 2-8 p.m. along with three holiday specials. The holiday specials include a pan seared foie gras appetizer with cranberries, candied almonds and vin santo for $22; a roulade of heritage turkey entrée with chestnut and guanciale stuffing, Brussels sprouts, whipped sweet potatoes and roasted turkey jus for $30; and pumpkin tart for dessert with spiced mascarpone for $10.
Rasika Penn Quarter, 633 D St. NW, will serve turkey mussalam, charbroiled turkey breast simmered in a sauce made of cashew nuts, saffron, screw pine essence and cranberry purée, served with smoked butternut squash, broccoli amchor and saffron rice for $20 from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. and 5-10 p.m. along with it regular a la carte menu.
Rasika West End, 1190 New Hampshire Ave. NW, is offering a special Thanksgiving dish in addition to the a la carte menu from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and 5-10 p.m. The restaurant will offer turkey kofta biryani, a spiced turkey dumpling cooked in a sealed pot with aromatic basmati rice, flavored with stone flower and star anise, and served with butternut squash kootu, broccoli poriyal and cranberry raita for $20.
Station 4, 1101 4th St. SW, will servea four-course, prix fixe dinner for $40 from 2-11 p.m. The meal starts with an amuse of pork belly with pickled cucumber, red sorrel and yuzu vinaigrette, followed by a choice of starters such as beet salad with goat cheese, pistachios, frisee and cumin vinaigrette; cream of butternut squash soup with truffle essence and micro chive; crab tartar with avocado, cucumber, lemon aioli, chive oil and wasabi foam. Main courses include lobster ravioli with tomato butter and dill; beef tenderloin with bone marrow sauce, potatoes au gratin and asparagus and butternut squash risotto with pecorino cheese and Brussels sprouts. For dessert, guests can choose double dark chocolate ganache tart with black currant puree and French vanilla ice cream; white chocolate bread pudding with salted caramel gelato or homemade gelato trio (chef’s choice).
Everyone knows that leftovers are one of the best things about Thanksgiving. So all day on Friday, Nov. 27, BLT Steak, 1625 I St. NW, will serve Thanksgiving leftover popovers, the restaurant’s signature warm popovers filled with dark and white turkey meat, cranberry chutney, potato puree and rosemary gravy. The popovers will be available for $10 at the bar or to-go during lunch and dinner service.
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