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Thanksgiving Made Easy by Austin Restaurants

11.19.2015 by: Beth Stockwell Vanderkolk
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Let yourself off the hook for Thanksgiving dinner. Pick up a tasty meal from one of these Austin restaurants!

Walton's pie, courtesy of Walton's

Cafe No Se
In November, Café No Sé will offer a variety of housemade pies ($20-$24) for the Thanksgiving holiday. Pumpkin, apple, and chocolate bourbon pecan pies created by South Congress Hotel Executive Pastry Chef Amanda Rockman will be available for pre-purchase November 2-22. Orders can be picked up at Café No Sé between November 23-25, just in time for Thanksgiving.

Dai Due
Let Dai Due bear the meat burden this year for you! You can preorder turducken sausage, pork rib roasts, stuffed pork loin, and/or brined turkeys. They also have sides available like Parker House Rolls. If baking isn’t your thing, you can also order their pie crust. Call (512) 524-0688 to order and don’t wait- only limited quantities are available!

Lucy’s Fried Chicken
Have a homestyle Thanksgiving with Lucy’s 18-21 pound turduckens, cornbread chorizo stuffing, and gravy. Call (512) 514-0664 to order.

Stiles Switch BBQ & Brew
Take the turkey off your plate by ordering savory smoked turkey breasts from Stiles Switch! To order, email or call (512) 380-9199.

Salt & Time
The meat array from the east side butcher shop includes turduckens stuffed with duck boudin and turkey thigh, glazed ham, and mini porchettas. The party platter comes with cured and smoked meats, crostini, mustard, and pickles

Check out Fresa's exciting Thanksgiving to-go menu. Whether it's the whole meal, a few sides, or a homemade apple pie, Fresa's has everything you need for Thanksgiving - guests can simply pick up, reheat, and enjoy! The menu includes Fresa's Thanksgiving Dinner, the signature roasted turkey meal that's perfect for the whole family and serves eight to ten people. Dinner includes Roasted Turkey, Chorizo Cornbread Stuffing, Turkey Pan Gravy, Citrus-Serrano Cranberry Sauce, and a choice of three additional sides. Sides include Poblano Spinach Gratin, Sweet Potato Mash, Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Dona's Mac and Cheese, and Herbed Green Beans. Dessert options include Laura Sawicki's Apple Pie and ice cream options of Salty Cajeta, Honeycomb Swirl, or Mexican Vanilla.

In addition to Thanksgiving Dinner, Fresa's will also offer a Next Day Pozole Kit. Just add leftover turkey to guajillo broth with white hominy and garnish of cabbage, radish, and oregano. Orders are now being accepted, and must be placed by Friday, November 20 for pick up on Wednesday, November 25. To place an order, guests can contact Marianne Lyles, Catering Coordinator at 512.428.5082 or

Walton's Fancy and Staple
Walton’s is featuring some awesome order-ahead options for pick up including a thyme-rubbed airline turkey breast with house-made turkey gravy, or herb-crusted prime beef tenderloin with port demi. Available sides include whipped yukon potatoes and cauliflower, Southern yams and mellows with Texas pecan, creamed sweet corn with crimini mushrooms and farmers cheese, savory andouille and jalapeño cornbread stuffing, roasted green bean and brussels sprouts casserole, and fresh cranberry with citrus and sage compote. They didn’t forget desserts! Pastry chef loren's delectable desserts include a variety of pies- lattice apple pie, classic thanksgiving pumpkin pie, pecan pie, candy bar pie, spice bundt cake with maple cream cheese icing, or classic vanilla cheesecake with cherry topping. A notice of 72 hours is required for all holiday dinner feast orders. Call (512) 391-9966. 

TAGS : Lucy's Fried Chicken - SoCo , Walton's Fancy and Staple , Stiles Switch BBQ and Brew , Fresa's Chicken - Lamar , Salt & Time , Lucy's Fried Chicken-Allandale , Dai Due Supper Club , Cafe No Se