$55/person. Jerusalem artichoke-black olive pâté pickled vegetables, celery root bisque or mushroom broth, endive & baby lettuces with shaved fennel & radicchio, heirloom bean tamales or seitan en croute, poached pear or pumpkin pie or chocolate truffle tart.
$68/person. Kabocha Squash Soup, Waldorf Salad, Roasted Portobello, Twice Baked Potato, Thanksgiving Medley, Seitan Kiev, Spaghetti Squash Alfredo with Soy Filet, Poached Pear à la Mode, Spiced Pumpkin Coconute Pudding, Trio of Seasonal Cashew Ice Creams from local micro-creamery Lula’s Sweet Apothecary.
$72/person. Appetizers: Grilled artichokes or wild mushroom fricassee or Saffron & butternut squash ravioli, Soup: Butternut squash-chestnut, Salads: Kale & quinoa or Baby arugula, Entreés: Rosemary Walnut Crusted Seitan or Blue Cornmeal Crusted Tofu, or Pomegranate Stuffed Tempeh, or House-Made Squash Gnocchi, Desserts: Pumpkin Cheesecake, or Apple-Cranberry Pie, or Mexican Chocolate Cake, or Handmade Ice Cream Sampler.
Chicago Diner’s 28th Annual Vegan Thanksgiving (Chicago, IL)
$37.99/adult, $22.99/child. A vegan menu incorporating veggie turkey, beefy wellington and pumpkin herb gnocchi alongside ginger-garlic green beans and peanut butter chocolate cake. Dinner by reservation only; also have carryout meals from $11.99.
$50/person, $30 wine pairing. Creamy butternut-miso soup, bitter greens & baby beets salad, maple-herb roasted seitan, wild mushroom & sage gravy, apple-fennel stuffing, candied yams & peaches, caramelized green beans, cranberry chili-jam, pull-apart potato rolls, and choice of pear-cranberry crumble or spiced sugar pumpkin-apple cake.
Green Vegetarian’s ThanksLIVING Day (Tempe, AZ)
$24.95/adults, $8.95/children under 12. Enjoy ThanksLIVING DAY with a multi-course vegan meal at Green New American Vegetarian. Nosh on seitan turkey breast with vegan giblet gravy, sweet corn with smoked paprika and vegan pecan and pumpkin pie with soy whip topping. Vendors, music, turkey adoption sponsorships, and an art exhibit make the day a complete and compassionate celebration. Dinner will be served from 12pm-4pm on Thanksgiving Day.
Milennium Restaurant (San Francisco, CA)
$60/person, $30/children under 12. Enjoy an alternative to traditional Thanksgiving dinners with a 5 couse prix fixe menu including kabocha squash, wild mushroom torte, brussels sprouts & brassicas, and chocolate marbled pumpkin pie with bourbon cream. Reservations from 2pm-8pm.
Mr. Natural’s Thanksgiving Menu (Austin, TX)
$10.99/plate. Thanksgiving Eve Dinner at Mr. Natural will include hand carved homemade vegan turkey topped with vegan rosemary mushroom gravy accompanied by a fresh baked roll and orange-cranberry sauce, along with 3 veggies of choice. Available from 11:00am-8:00pm; carry for $11.99.
Black Walnut Gallete with Black Mission Fig and Cippolini Onions, Lemon Mascarpone, Braised Escarole Or Curly Red Mustard Greens and Wild Arugula with Pomegranate Seeds, Granny Smith Apple, Spiced Pistachio Brittle, Tarragon Lemon Vinaigrette; Delicata Squash Soup with Bourbon Maple Reduction and Clove Oil; Poached Lobster Mushrooms, Sunchoke and Argan Oil Puree with Autumn Gremolata Or Pumpkin Seed and Sage Tart with Parsnip Cream, Maple Spiced Baby Carrots, Haricot Verts, Cranberry Pear Relish, Cranberry Reduction; Red Wine Poached Apples with spice cake, graham crackers, vanilla ice cream Or Pumpkin Parfait with vanilla cream, maple brown ale caramel and candied pecans
Thanksgiving Dinner at Sublime (Ft. Lauderdale, FL)
$39/adults, $29/children under 12. Express your gratitude at a gourmet vegetarian restaurant this Thanksgiving. Eatables include a choice of Gardein “turkey” or roasted acorn squash filled with quinoa stuffing, button mushrooms, and pumpkin “cheesecake”. Dinner will be served from 2pm-6pm on Thanksgiving Day.
The Yabba Pot (Baltimore, MD)
Single serving sample: 2 Entrees & 3 Sides for $20. Turkee with gravy, vegan pot roast, baked chik-n, mac-n-cheeze, queen greens, mashed potatoes, almond string beans, sweet P & plantain mash, sesami broccoli, cornbread stuffing, corn on the cobb, orange mint cranberry sauce, live! kale, chick-n pasta, sesame spinach.
Thanks to Corey Bivins for helping to compile these events!