25 Places To Dine At On Thanksgiving

[ 0 ] November 14, 2013 |

DSCN3327Turkey Day is exactly two weeks away and for some the very thought of the amount of preparation and clean up time seems a little nauseating.  Try something new.  The area is offering a way for you to get full off of your Thanksgiving favorites without the prep and clean up time.  Just show up, pay the bill and voila!  Dinner is served:

1. Chef/Owner Lance London of The Carolina Kitchen is opening his restaurant doors this Thanksgiving to offer a complimentary holiday feast to families in need.  London recognizes the challenges that many people are facing in the midst of these tough economic times, and is offering everyone a chance indulge in his authentic Southern, home-style cooking with all the trimmings.  This special offering is available exclusively at his Hyattsville location from 11 AM to 3 PM on Thursday, November 28th.  For more information or to make a donation please call Kim Moss (301) 927-2929. Volunteers are needed, and encouraged to sign up online before November 20th at: http://www.thecarolinakitchen.com/help.php.

2. Park Hyatt Washington and the three-star Blue Duck Tavern, located at 24 and M Streets, NW, 20037, will present farm-fresh options to tempt the palate. On Thursday, November 28, Blue Duck Tavern will offer a three-course “brunch into dinner” service from 11:30 AM until 9 PM and for a more casual experience, Blue Duck Tavern Lounge will present holiday dining, complete with seasonal beers and signature cocktails.  Guests opting for the Thanksgiving three-course dining experience will enjoy appetizing starters, which will be placed throughout the open-air kitchen for guests to help themselves to this first course.  Starters will include seasonal salads, breads, meats and cheese to be followed by a choice of plated entrées and side dishes showcasing produce from regional farms.  Menu highlights include Pumpkin Carolina Gold Rice Risotto with pears, quince, smoked gouda cheese;Wood Oven Roasted Maine Scallops with celeriac mousseline, black trumpets, chestnuts, verjus, hazelnut oil; 12-Hour Roasted Suckling Pig with baby vegetables, pork jus; Slow Roasted Rib Eye of Beef with bearnaise sauce and pearl onions,as well as Muscovy Duck Breast with confit leg and kumquat jam.  Seasonal desserts, created by Pastry Chef Gallego, will complete the Thanksgiving feast and are on display in the Pastry Pantry.   The holiday menu is priced at $95 per person for adults and $42 for children six years of age and up.  Children under six years of age are complimentary.  Reservations can be made by calling (202) 419-6755 or by visiting www.blueducktavern.com.

3.  Ardeo+Bardeo, located at 3111 Connecticut Ave., NW, 20008, will be featuring a three-course menu crafted by newly appointed Executive Chef Matt Kuhn featuring some of the finest flavors of the harvest.  Menu highlights include Sweet Potato & Apple Soup with toasted hazelnuts, spiced crème fraiche and bacon-apple jam; Braised Pork Cheeks “pot Au feu” with black garlic polenta, mustard greens, rainbow carrots, and cippolinis and pork jus; Roman Style Gnocchiwith a la minute Bolognese and young pecorino; Roasted Turkey with grain mustard potato puree, sausage & apple dressing and sage jus, as well as Pan Roasted Day Boat Scallops with Kaboucha squash puree, tatsoi and cranberry-country ham menuire. A dessert menu will feature classics taken to delicious new heights.  Highlights include Buttermilk Doughnuts with bourbon-apple butter and maple marscapone, Pumpkin Arborio Rice Pudding with fall fruit compote and candied walnuts, as well as Meyer Lemon Cake with citrus olive oil and dark chocolate ice cream.  The Thanksgiving menu will be served on November 28th from 11 AM until 8 PM and is priced at $50 per person excluding gratuity and tax.  A limited number of valet parking spaces are available after 6:30 PM and priced at $8 per car.  Once those spaces are reserved, guests will receive two hour validated parking in the Sam’s Park and Shop, located on the corner of Connecticut Avenue and Macomb Street, NW.  Ardeo+Bardeo will also feature an extensive list of wines by the glass for this delicious day of gathering.  For reservations or additional information please call (202) 244-6750 or visit http://ardeobardeo.com/.

4.  nopa Kitchen + Bar, Ashok Bajaj’s American brasserie located at 800 F Street, NW, 20004, will offer a festive three-course menu with choice of appetizer, entrée and dessert prepared by Executive Chef Greg McCarty.  Fans won’t want to miss standouts such as House-made Brandade with sourdough and sage; Chestnut and Celery Root Soup with bacon and parmesan; Roasted Turkey with mushroom and herb stuffing, served with glazed root vegetables; Pan Seared Pork Chop with braised red cabbage, glazed chestnuts and apple mostarda, as well as Sautéed Rockfish with white sweet potato confit, butternut squash and yuzu.  To complete the meal on a sweet note, dessert offerings prepared by Pastry Chef Jemil Gadea include Spiced Pumpkin Pot de Crème with coffee crème fraiche and caramelized pastry crisps; Roasted Apple Douillon with cider ice cream, as well as Pear Almond Strudel with butter almond ice cream.  The Thanksgiving menu is priced at $45 per person, excluding tax and gratuity and will be available from 11 AM to 8 PM on Thursday, November 28.  For reservations or more information, please call (202) 347-4667 or visit the website http://nopadc.com/.

5. Legal Sea Foods is urging dinners to take a step back in time to the first Thanksgiving, when people were said to have dined on shellfish and fish.  The restaurant will offer their regular menu for traditionalists or Stuffed Turkey Breast with sausage stuffing, mashed potatoes, butternut squash and cranberry sauce.  The turkey dinner is priced at $21.95 per person (excluding tax and gratuity) and $7.95 for children 12 and under.  The Thanksgiving menu, in addition to Legal’s fresh signature seafood menu, is available at three Legal Sea Foods locations in the Washington area.  The hours on Thursday, November 28 are the following: 12 Noon to 9 PM at 704 7th Street NW, Washington, D. C. (202) 347-0007; 12 Noon to 8 PM at Westfield Shopping Mall in Bethesda, MD(301) 469-5900; 12 Noon to 8 PM at Tysons Galleria in Mclean, VA (703) 827-89000.  For a complete list of locations please visit:http://www.legalseafoods.com/.

6.  Rasika West End, located at 1190 New Hampshire Avenue, NW, 20037, is offering a special Thanksgiving dish in addition to the a la carte menu.  Prepared by Executive Chef Vikram Sunderam, guests can enjoy the flavorful Turkey Kozhambu, turkey cooked in a sauce made with coconut milk and curry leaves flavored with star anise and stone flower and served with butternut squash bhaji, Brussels sprouts poriyal and cranberry pulao.  The special turkey dish is priced at $16, excluding tax and gratuity. The complete a la carte menu is also available on Thanksgiving Day.  Rasika West End will be open for lunch from 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM and for dinner from 5 PM to 10 PM.  Valet parking is available exclusively during dinner service for $8.  For reservations or additional information please call (202) 466-2500 or visit www.RasikaRestaurant.com.

7.  At its sister restaurant, Rasika Penn Quarter, located at 633 D Street, NW, 20004, is offering an exotic Thanksgiving addition to its a la carte menu.  Prepared by Executive Chef Vikram Sunderam, guests can enjoy the flavorful Turkey Dum Biryani, turkey cooked with aromatic spices and basmati rice in a sealed pot and served with butternut squash bharta, Brussels sprouts kadi and cranberry raita.  The special turkey dish is priced at $16, excluding gratuity and tax.  The complete a la carte menu is also available on Thanksgiving Day.  Rasika Penn Quarter will be open for lunch from 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM and for dinner from 5 PM to 10 PM.  Valet parking is available exclusively during dinner service for $8.  For reservations or additional information please call (202) 637-1222 or visit http://www.rasikarestaurant.com/.

8.  Thanksgiving guests at The Bombay Club, located at 815 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 20006, will be delighted to find a variety of Thanksgiving Day specials in addition to the full a la carte menu.  Executive Chef Nilesh Singhvi is preparing festive specials for the occasion including the Malai Turkey marinated with yogurt, cashews, saffron, and mace grilled in a tandoori oven and served with cranberry chutney, Brussels sprout foogath and butternut squash bharta for $19.50 a person. For dessert Bombay Club is serving a Pumpkin Brûlée Tart for $8.  The Thanksgiving menu is offered from 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM and for dinner from 5:30 PM to 10:30 PM.  The Bombay Club offers valet parking for $8.  For reservations or additional information please call (202) 659-3727 or visit http://www.bombayclubdc.com/.

9.  The Oval Room, located at 800 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 20006, Executive Chef Tony Conte is preparing a three-course holiday menu offered from 12 PM to 8:30 PM, priced at $55 per person, excluding gratuity and tax.  Serving up flavors of the season in an innovative fashion, Chef Conte will feature a menu that includes Burrata with persimmons, crunchy Serrano and vincotto, as well as the Crudo of Nantucket Bay Scallops with lemon, apple and lovage.Main courses include Free Range Turkey with chestnut stuffing and cranberry sauce; Maine Lobster with chili-balsamic condiment and a salad of lychee and endive, as well as Prime Beef Strip Steak with salsify and fall spiced red wine butter.  To complete the meal, dessert options include Coconut Cream Tartor the Pumpkin Cheesecake with graham cracker ice cream.  Guests can also opt for the sommelier’s suggested wine pairing for $35 per person, and valet parking is available at The Oval Room for $8.  For reservations, please call (202) 463-8700 or visit http://www.ovalroom.com/.

10.  701 Restaurant, located at 701 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, 20004, will be dishing up a classic Thanksgiving feast with a three-course, prix fixe holiday menu available from 11 AM to 9 PM on Thanksgiving Day.  This special meal is priced at $48 per person, and $24 for children 12 and under, excluding tax and gratuity.  Executive Chef Tony Conte will be preparing a variety of starters such as Crispy Oysters with Asian slaw, miso aioli and chili oil; Chestnut Risotto with mushroom jam and rosemary, andCauliflower Soup with golden raisins, white cheddar and cumin oil.  For the main course guests can order Roasted Turkey with sweet potatoes, stuffing, gravy and cranberry sauce; Butternut Squash Agnolotti with apple puree, pumpkin seeds and sage;Prime Beef Strip Loin with cherry mustard, confit potatoes and Swiss chad, or Sea Bream with passion fruit mustard, romaine and country ham broth.  For the perfect ending, there is Pumpkin Mousse with chocolate, pistachios and Chantilly cream, or theChocolate Torte with ginger snap and burnt orange coulis.  Creating the perfect ambience, 701’s live jazz duo of piano and bass will be performing during Thanksgiving service.  Valet parking is available for $8.  For more information and reservations please call (202) 393-0701 or visit http://www.701restaurant.com/.

11.  Bibiana Osteria-Enoteca, located at 1100 New York Ave, NW, 20005, (entrance on 12th and H Streets side) will be offering an authentic Italian twist on Thanksgiving.  The pre-fixe menu is priced at $48 per person, excluding gratuity and tax and will be served from 11 AM to 8 PM on Thanksgiving.  Executive Chef Nicholas Stefanelli’s tempting starters include Roasted Chestnut Soup with toasted chestnuts and Grappa cream; 45 Minute Egg with mushroom puree and Maitake mushrooms, and Rice Fritters stuffed with pork ragu and provolone and served with a tomato sauce.  Entrées include Heritage Turkey Cooked Two Ways, roasted breast and braised leg with sweet potatoes, bread stuffing and cranberry sauce; Plancha-Seared Diver Scallops with salsify purée and a brown butter vanilla sauce, or the Roasted Pork Loin served with potato mousseline, Brussels sprouts, and mustard sauce.  Guests can finish off their meal with tempting dessert options that include traditional Pumpkin Flan with ginger caramel, coffee cream and pastry crisps; Persimmon Pudding Cake with coconut sorbet and spiced fresh persimmon, or theChocolate Pecan Torrone Semifreddo with chocolate sauce.  Valet parking is available for $8.  For reservations or more information call (202) 216-9550 or visit http://www.bibianadc.com/.

12.  Art and Soul is offering a Thanksgiving Day buffet with all the trimmings. Executive Chef Wes Morton has a menu lined with Thanksgiving favorites including turkey three ways, house-made maple ham, rib eye, cornbread stuffing and an assortment of pies. Hours are 11am-9pm. $58/Adult and $29 Kids. Reservation’s can be made at the restaurant website or by calling 202-393-7777.  Also, with its Everything But the Turkey program, Art and Soul makes hosting a big feast a lot easier. Customers handle the bird, and the restaurant provides the trimmings. Offerings include mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, cranberries, mac & cheese, braised greens, traditional stuffing and an assortment of pies. Small sides are good for 2-4 people and large sides feed 6-8. Orders must be placed by Monday, November 25, and pick up your dishes at Art and Soul on Thanksgiving from 7 to 10:30am. The order form is available on Art and Soul’s website.

13. At Del Campo, Chef Victor Albisu is helping Washingtonians add some South American flare to their holiday meal. For fans of Peruvian chicken, Albisu is offering a fully cooked Turkey a la Brasa (14-16 lbs, feeds 6-8 people), which can be accompanied with sides such as Chapa Bread Stuffing, Burnt Brussels Sprouts and Canela Candied Yams. All orders must be placed by Sunday, November 24th. Orders can be picked up Wednesday, November 27th and until noon on Thanksgiving Day. The order form can be found on Del Campo’s website, in the “News& Events” section, and orders can be placed via e-mail admin@delcampodc.com and phone:202.289.7377.

14.  Chef Mike Isabella and the Kapnos team will be offering Greek-accented holiday favorites for carryout on Thanksgiving day. Greek Spiced Spit Roasted Turkeys, cooked on wood-fired rotisseries, makes a wonderful main event alongside Chestnut Stuffing, Charred Brussels, Roasted Lemon Potatoes, Squash Orzzotto and more. All turkeys weigh 14-16 lbs. and the sides serve 8-10 people. Orders must be placed by November 24, and dishes can be picked up at Kapnos on Thanksgiving day between 8:30 and 11 AM. The order form can be found on Kapnos’s website.

15.  Table will be offering three Thanksgiving meals on Thanksgiving Day. After starting with welcome appetizers, guests can choose from a buffet of offerings that include everything from traditional Thanksgiving items such as turkey, stuffing and corn bread, to braised beef cheeks, salmon chaud-froid and stuffed apples. Thursday, November 28, 11:30 AM, 1:30 PM, and 3:30 PM. $75 for adults, $35 for children. Advance reservations required.

16.  Those seeking a historic Georgetown setting for Thanksgiving with outstanding cuisine should make reservations at 1789 Restaurant. Under the direction of Executive Chef Anthony Lombardo, who recently was a featured chef at New York’s acclaimed James Beard House, 1789 will offer a fixed-price three-course traditional Thanksgiving feast for $50 per person (excluding tax and gratuity) as well as an a la carte menu with prices range of $11 to $52. Thanksgiving dinner will be served, Thursday, November, 28,  from 12 Noon to 9 PM. Guests will enjoy the landmark restaurant housed in a two-story Federal period townhome. Its six dining rooms will each be decorated with seasonal flowers complementing the restaurant’s collection of American antiques and Limoges china.

17.  Hill Country Barbecue Market (410 7th Street NW; www.hillcountrywdc.com) is once again offering a full Thanksgiving Feast for diners to pick up in-store. The star of the show is a Whole Pit-Smoked Turkey served with Pan Gravy served up with Skillet Cornbread with Ancho-Honey Butter and Hill Country BBQ Sauce. Don’t forget the sides, with options such as Sweet Potato Bourbon Mash, Buttermilk Smashed Potatoes, Green Bean Casserole with Durkee Onions, Texas Toast Stuffing, Longhorn Cheddar Macaroni and Cheese, White Shoepeg Corn Pudding, Traditional Cranberry Sauce, and Collard Greens. Customers can end the meal on a sweet note with Bourbon-Pecan Pie, Pumpkin-Ginger Streusel Pie, or Apple-Caramel Pie.  All menu items can be ordered a la carte, and are also available in packaged options:
  • Thanksgiving Feast ( Feeds 5-8, $195): A Whole Pit-Smoked Turkey, Cornbread & Ancho-Honey Butter, five of the side dish options listed above, and one pie.
  • Thanksgiving Feast (Feeds 9-12, $275): A Whole Pit-Smoked Turkey, Cornbread & Ancho-Honey Butter, eight of the side dish options listed above, and two pies.
All orders must be received by Friday, November 22nd, and pick-up times are Wednesday, November 27th from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. and Thursday, November 28th from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Call the Catering & Events Department at (202) 556-2044 or email Events@HillCountryWDC.com for more information or to place your Thanksgiving order.
Hill Country will also host a Thanksgiving Feast at the restaurant on  Thursday, November 28th with seatings from 12pm – 8pm. The family-style dinner will feature an extensive selection of Hill Country favorites, including all of the selections available for pick-up, as well as Beef Brisket, Pork Spare Ribs, Market Chicken and Hill Country Smoked Sausage. Dessert will be served as well, featuring Banana Pudding, and PB&J Cupcakes in addition to the pies available for pick-upDinner is $39.95 per person; $15 for children 10 and under.  Please call 202.556.2050 for reservations.

18.  Boundary Road will be closed during the day on Thanksgiving, opening at 7 that night with the late night menu (food & drink). On Black Friday, they’ll be featuring Frankenbrunch from 11am – 3pm(normal lunch hours) with a twist on their regular lunch menu. Basically everything will have an egg on it.

19.  1905 Bistro & Bar is offering Black Friday Brunch on Friday, November 29.  Whether you’re fueling up for a day of shopping or just looking for something to eat other than Turkey Day leftovers, join the team at 1905 Bistro & Bar for a special Black Friday Brunch on Friday, November 29th from 11am to 3pm. Chef Joel Hatton will be offering his regular brunch menu complete with bottomless Mimosas and Bloody Marys, plus a few special additions. Reservations are encouraged.  1905 is located at 1905 9th Street, NW, Washington, DC. Website: www.1905dc.com. Phone: 202.332.1905

20.  In anticipation of the gluttonous feast of turkey and pie that awaits this Thanksgiving, the classic Belgian French bistro, Et Viola!, will host a “Stretch Your Belly” party.  Guests will have the opportunity to stuff their faces with unlimited Blue Bay MusselsBelgian Fries and Blanche de Bruxelles Belgian White for an affordable $29.95 per person (tax and gratuity not included).  Fans won’t want to miss these mussels-focused preparations: Mussels with a garlic white wine sauce; Mussels with coconut milk, curry, shallots and lemon grass; Mussels with tomatoes, shallots and lobster bisque, as well as Mussels with tomatoes, shallots, garlic and saffron.  This special offering will be available exclusively during dinner service from 5 PM to 10 PM on Wednesday, November 27th.

21.  Chef Mike Isabella and the Kapnos team can provide your Thanksgiving spread. 14-16 pound Greek Spiced Spit Roasted Turkeys and sides serving 8-10 people can be ordered online. Orders must be placed by November 24, and can be picked up at Kapnos on Thanksgiving day between 8:30 and 11 AM.

22.  Rosa Mexicano (www.rosamexicano.com) will offer a spicy spin on Turkey Day favorites. Beginning with complimentary Hot Apple Cider made with Mexican Canela upon entering, guests will have a choice of the following special additions from 12pm-9pm:  Pavo en Mole con Relleno de Huitlacoche / Roasted Turkey with Huitlacoche Stuffing: Chile Arbol roasted turkey with Mole Xico, huitlacoche-sweet plantain stuffing, roasted fall vegetables and Mexican chorizo potatoes. ($24) & Budín  Pegajoso de Calabaza / Sticky Pumpkin Cake: Sticky pumpkin cake soaked in pumpkin-piloncillo sauce, topped with pumpkin mole swirl ice cream and cranberry salsa. ($9)

23.  BRABO will offer a special three course Thanksgiving menu ($70 per person, last reservation at 7:45 p.m.) Chef de Cuisine Harper McClure has prepared a menu of traditionally inspired Thanksgiving favorites, includingCrooked Neck Pumpkin Soup with fried Brussel sprout petals, duck confit and Argan oil and an Eco Friendly Foods Broad Breasted Turkey which includes roasted breast, confit leg roulade, potato puree, vanilla-orange cranberry relish, fennel sausage stuffing, seared Brussels sprouts and giblet gravy.  The menu also includes a new Pastry Chef Erin Reed’s elegant seasonal desserts including the Kabocha Squash Cake with Vadouvan roasted apples, coconut sorbet and pomegranate bubbles and Pumpkin Crème Brulee with a Chai spiced cream and hazelnut macaron.

24. Jackson 20 will offer a traditional three course Thanksgiving meal ($50 per person) with an optional wine pairing (for an additional $25) from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. As part of its three course menu, Jackson 20 will offer favorites with a Southern accents, including an eco-friendly traditional turkey option in addition to Slow Roasted Country Ham with Brussels sprouts, Tesa, Chantrelles, rutabaga and a maple Dijon jus, and a House Made Pimento Cheese Ravioli with cream corn and a sweet potato puree.

25.  The Grille at Morrison House will offer a traditional three course Thanksgiving feast in the heart of historic Old Town, Alexandria. The menu will be offered from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. and is priced at $65 per person and $35 for children 12 and under. Chef Brian McPherson prepares menu options such as a Slow Roasted Local Turkey, Eco Friendly Foods “Bev Egg,” leg roulade, breast, brioche stuffing, pomme purée, haricot vert, cepe mushroom casserole, cranberry chutney, pan gravy, and a savory and decadent Beef Bourguignon with red wine braised short rib, pomme dauphine and market vegetables. For dessert, The Grille offers a Thanksgiving Dessert Sampler which will include pumpkin bread pudding, pecan pie, heirloom apple pie, crème anglaise and salted caramel ice cream. The Grille at Morrison House is located at 116 S Alfred St, Alexandria, VA 22314. For reservations and more information, call (703) 838-8000.


26.  The Mayflower Renaissance Hotel’s Edgar Bar & Kitchen will celebrate its first Thanksgiving by serving up a holiday menu complete with all the fixin’s. Conceptualized by Chef Andrew Morrison, formerly of the Fairmont Pittsburgh and Maison Blanche and Le Mistral in DC, Edgar opened in December 2012 as one of DC’s newest and trendiest dining concepts offering an array of cleverly-crafted cocktails and locally-inspired plates.  Edgar’s Thanksgiving menu features a wide variety of traditional fare such as Oven Roasted Turkey with Cranberry Sauce, as well as dishes with an innovative twist like the Butternut Squash and Apple Bisque, Cranberry Walnut Stuffing and Buttermilk Mash Potatoes. Guests can pair this sumptuous menu with holiday-themed cocktails including, Pass the Turkey – a combination of wild turkey 101, apple cider, cranberry jelly, sage and thyme; Cinnamon Rum Crisp  – a mixture of Captain Morgan Spiced Rum, Goldschläger Angry Orchard Crip and Baked Apple Manhattan – made with Bulleit Rye, sweet vermouth, Harvey Bristol Cream Sherry and Baked Apple Bitters.  Thanksgiving dinner at Edgar is $45 per person; $22.50 for children 12 and under (exclusive of gratuity and taxes).  For reservations, visit www.edgarbarandkitchen.com or call 202-347-2233. For more information, visitwww.RenaissanceMayflower.com or call 1-800-228-9290.

27.  Executive Chef Bertrand Chemel and his talented culinary team at picturesque 2941 Restaurant – located at 2941 Fairview Park Drive in Falls Church, Virginia – are ready to welcome hungry holiday diners by offering something for everyone this Thanksgiving.  In addition to taking in the one-of-a-kind views from its stunning three-story dining room featuring world-class art with two fireplaces, lush landscaping, koi ponds, waterfalls, and a lakeside view, guests dining at 2941 on Thanksgiving Day will have the option of choosing from a gourmet 3-course prix fixe menu priced at $65pp. Festive fare includes Butternut Squash Veloute with Apple Compote, Lemongrass and Ginger,Maple Lawn Farm’s Turkey Breast Mushroom Stuffing, Sweet Potato, Fall Vegetables, Cranberry Marmalade, and Gravy, Ricotta Herb Ravioli with Hon Shimeji Mushroom and Parmesan cheese, to name a few of the signature dishes.  For a sweet finish, diners will have the option of selecting their favorite dessert by Pastry Chef Caitlin Dysart with elegant sweets like the Pear Williams Ice Cream Cake Roasted Pear Sorbet, Toasted Almond Ice Cream, and Financier, and Caramélia Cheesecake with Cocoa Streusel, Pumpkin Pie Sorbet, and Candied Pecans. 3-course prix fixe menus are also available for Vegetarian diners ($48pp), and children ($25pp).  Sommelier Jonathan Schuyler will also be on-hand to assist with the wine pairings. 2941’s holiday-themed menus will be available on Thanksgiving Day – November 28th – from 11:00AM-8:00PM.  For reservations or additional information please visit www.2941.com or call (703) 270-1500.

28.  This Thanksgiving, join Vinifera Wine Bar & Bistro for a three course Thanksgiving feast complete with turkey and all the quintessential sides and pies. Menu highlights include butternut squash soupturkey roulade with mashed potatoes, green beans & cornbread stuffing, and pecan and pumpkin pies. In addition to the three course prix-fixe menu, Vinifera will offer its regular dinner menu.  Thursday, November 28, 2013, 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm; Vinifera Wine Bar & Bistro  www.viniferabistro.com; $55 per person, exclusive of tax and gratuity; 703-234-3550.


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Johnna French is a Harlem NY native with deep roots in Panama, Washington, DC and North Carolina. All four places have heavily influenced her life and the foods she loves today. After graduating Howard University School of Law and beginning her life as a young professional in the city she was led to start Johnna Knows Good Food in November 2007 to keep family, friends and colleagues updated on where to go and what to eat while dining in the nation’s capitol. French, who still practices law, leads a team of three writers to cover the ever expanding Washington, DC food scene. French has been featured in print and television, appearing in Washingtonian Magazine and is a regular contributor to various local TV affiliates including WUSA 9, FOX 5 DC and WJLA (ABC Affiliate) News Channel 8. During the 2016-2017 football season, Johnna aired on Comcast Sports Mid-Atlantic (CSN) show, Redskins Life, as the weekly tailgate host. Johnna is currently a regular contributor to the FOX Baltimore Weekend morning show.

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