The big, fat gratitude holiday is fast approaching and that means lots of turkeys, a little sides and a thick slice of pie are waiting. However, one doesn’t need to drop a bomb in the ktichen to serve up a fantastic feast. In fact, there easiest way to dive in, is to plan ahead by ordering the ultimate in comfort on a comfort food-focused holiday: Thanksgiving Dinner Take Out. These are the best spots to put an order in for turkey and sides, plus vegetarian options, gluten-free stuffing and a dish for every fickle soul gathered around the table. All the goods and none of the sweat. Here’s where to order out for Thanksgiving in the Twin Cities.Read More
Where to Order Out for Thanksgiving in the Twin Cities
Smoked turkeys, daring sides and next to zero dirty work
1. Jellybean and Julia's
Anoka’s favorite barbecue good time spot Jellybean and Julia’s is smoking ten pounds birds available for order at $60. Give them a call at (763) 313-1271 to reserve one.
2. Old Southern BBQ - 44th & France
If the gluttony aspect is a bit daunting, Brim in Uptown is angling to bring a healthier option with its takeout. Brim pardons the turkeys for a meat-free takeout meal with all the roasted veg and desserts.
4. Lowry Hill Meats
The chef-run butcher shop has everything from brine to raw birds to smoked breasts, rolls, foie gras gravy and even pies from Honey & Rye Bakery. Order through the website.
5. Sift Gluten Free
Don’t leave those that can’t do the gluten out of the feasting fun. Sift, the gluten-free bakery has stuffing, rolls, and desserts available. Pick up all that plus pie, pumpkin bars or evening cinnamon rolls to fuel the day of cooking the day before Thanksgiving. Order through the website.
6. Animales Barbeque Co.
Minneapolis, MN 55413
The new barbecue stand outside of Abel Seedhouse + Brewery from reformed fine dining chef Jon Wipfli is smoking up a feast including birds and impressive sides. The whole meal feeds 8 to 10 people and includes a local, free range, organic smoked turkey, (14-16 lb raw weight), wild rice pilaf, spiced and roasted carrots, homemade gravy, cranberry relish and a pumpkin pie. $200 buys the whole shebang and can be purchased here. All orders will be ready for pickup at ABLE Brewing Wednesday the 21st of November from 3-7pm.
7. Birchwood Cafe
The Birchwood’s chef Marshall Paulsen is cooking up a ton of turkeys and sides before Birchwood closes for the holiday. Plates, full spreads, turkeys and sides are all available in a choose-your-own-adventure for the holiday. All are available to order on their website. The cornbread stuffing looks like the kind of thing to just buy and bank for eating any day of the week. There’s also PIE.