This Thanksgiving, leave the cooking to the professional chefs. Step one: Order the turkey, sides, and pumpkin pie from a restaurant or shop. Step two: Give thanks for the feast.
Bibou, Philly’s fanciest French restaurant, has not just turkey but also truffles and foie gras for Thanksgiving. The full package includes an 8 to 10 pound free range turkey with truffles under the skin, potato gratin dauphinois, gravy, and cranberry sauce. Also available: foie gras torchon ($110 per pound), chocolate cake with caramel sauce ($20), and other options.
$350 for a whole turkey, $200 for a bone-in breast (both come with the sides above); order by Wednesday, November 13, for Wednesday, November 27, pickup.
Pick up a full Thanksgiving dinner for four or five people for less than $100 at University City’s CO-OP, where the menu includes turkey breast, mashed potatoes, stuffing, Brussels sprouts, cranberry sauce, gravy, and a pumpkin pie.
$88; order by calling 215-398-1874 by Monday, November 25, and pick up on Wednesday, November 27, or Thanksgiving Day.
In King of Prussia, Italian specialist Davio’s will prepare all the holiday favorites to go. The menu includes free range organic turkey, creamy potatoes, green beans, caramelized onions, rum-glazed yams, roasted root vegetables, brioche stuffing, gravy, cranberry ginger chutney, and desserts like salted caramel cheesecake and apple pie.
$45 per person; order by calling 610-337-4810 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, November 25, for pickup on Wednesday, November 27, or Thanksgiving Day.
Di Bruno Bros. dinner packages serve six and come with free range turkey, squash and apple bisque, dinner rolls, cranberry relish, gravy, two vegetables, a choice of stuffing, a potato dish, and choice of pie for dessert. A host of appetizers, sides, and desserts can be ordered a la carte.
$220 to $240; place orders by Friday, November 15, before 5 p.m. and pick up between November 25 and December 1.
Both Green Aisle Grocery locations — East Passyunk and Grays Ferry — offer a la carte Thanksgiving turkeys, sides (herbed mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, butternut squash soup, fresh cranberry sauce), and pies (butterscotch apple, maple bourbon pecan).
Order online by Friday, November 22, for Tuesday, November 26, pickup.
This one isn’t food, but for wine lovers, it’s better. Jet Wine Bar’s owner and vino expert Jill Weber has created two sets of wine that will pair perfectly with the Thanksgiving meal. Her hard-to-find offerings include Hungarian Tokaj, Austrian Blaufränkisch, and Tuscan Vernaccia di San Gimignano.
Each set includes three bottles of wine for $80; order by Tuesday, November 19, for pickup through Wednesday, November 27.
Known for its American comfort food (including a Thanksgiving plate that’s on the menu year-round), Jones is prepping a full Thanksgiving dinner for six or 12 that includes turkey, gravy, mashed potatoes, turkey sausage stuffing, green beans, glazed carrots, and cranberry sauce. It’s also possible to build your own meal and add on desserts, including Duncan Hines chocolate cake.
$130-$240; order by Sunday, November 24, and pick up Wednesday, November 27, (cold) or Thursday, November 28, (hot) between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.
South Street’s Miles Table is offering dinner for 10 that includes an herb-brined turkey with sage gravy, butternut squash soup or salad, three sides (options include multiple stuffings, green bean almondine, mashed sour cream and chive potatoes, and orange cranberry relish), and bourbon pumpkin or apple crumb pie.
$269; place orders by Friday, November 22, and pick up at the Bok building in South Philly, at 1901 S. 9th Street, or get delivery on Wednesday, November 27.
Vegans (and gluten-free vegans) can bring their own full dinner to Thanksgiving thanks to a menu at Miss Rachel’s Pantry that includes an entree, like thick-sliced roasted seitan or maple and sage–glazed tempeh, plus gravy and three sides for $26. Larger portions are also available.
Order by Friday, November 22, at midnight, for pickup or delivery (for a fee) on Wednesday, November 27.
Serve a Southern-style soul food dinner with Relish’s Thanksgiving package that includes turkey wings, mac and cheese, collards and cabbage, garlicky green beans, sweet mashed potatoes, apple sage stuffing, honey butter cornbread, cranberry sauce, and sweet potato pie or lemon pound cake. It feeds 10 to 12 people.
$249.90; order online by Sunday, November 24, and pick up Wednesday, November 27, in the afternoon or on Thanksgiving Day before noon.
Known for its farm fresh ingredients, Talula’s Daily is prepping cheffy takes on traditional Thanksgiving fare. Go for a local turkey, sage stuffing, roasted beets, cranberry ginger compote, brioche rolls, snickerdoodle cookies, and more.
Order by Saturday, November 23, at noon for pickup on Wednesday, November 27, by 6 p.m.
At Weavers Way Co-op in Ambler and Chestnut Hill, complete dinners for four or eight people are available for $99.99 and $199.99. There’s also a vegan option that feeds four to six for $79.99. Not looking to order a full meal? The store has fresh, never-frozen turkeys, sides by the quart, and pies for sale too.
Order a week before Thanksgiving.