Enjoy a high quality culinary experience on this vacation
From Kamala Kirk
Whether you want to eat out or spend a cozy holiday at home with friends and family, the culinary offerings on the Westside offer many delicious options to enjoy.
• Thanksgiving Take & Bake and Dine In from etta Culver City. etta Culver City offers two ways to celebrate Thanksgiving this year. The Take & Bake Feast ($ 250) serves up to four people and includes fire-fried turkey breast and legs, whipped and buttered potatoes, and apple and cranberry cobbler. They serve a special cookery menu ($ 95 per person) and a kid’s menu ($ 35) on Thanksgiving from 2pm to 8pm. 8801 Washington Blvd., Culver City, 424-570-4444
• Thanksgiving Getaway at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel. In addition to Thanksgiving takeaway and Thanksgiving dinner at the Blue Streak Restaurant with a traditional family-style Thanksgiving turkey dinner ($ 89) per adult and ($ 35) per child aged 10 and under, the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel is also offering Thanksgiving – Two-night getaway, pumpkin-flavored lattes daily, free valet parking, free access to Seaside Cinema, early or late check-out, and $ 100 resort credit for use on property. The offer is valid from November 22nd to 29th. 1700 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, 310-458-6700
• Thanksgiving Ice Cream Cake from Sweet Rose Creamery. Sweet Rose Creamery is offering a selection of ice cream cakes (US $ 48 each) in both stores from November 19-24, ranging from apples with oat crumbles and caramel strudel to chocolatey pecan cakes. Festive ice cream flavors are also available, including brown sugar butter pecan, apple cider sorbet, and more. 2726 Main Street, Santa Monica, 310-260-2663×2; 225 26th St., Suite 51, Santa Monica, 310-260-2663 × 1
• Thanksgiving snack and dinner at Urban Plate Playa Vista. Enjoy a turkey platter on one of the expansive outdoor decks at Urban Plate ($ 19.95), which includes a full meal of herb-fried turkey breast, filling, sauce, cranberry relish, bread, and a side dish. Available from November 23rd to 25th. Their Thanksgiving catering packages feature the same freshly cooked food with just as much taste, care, and attention – minus all the work and preparation. 12746-3 Jefferson Blvd., Playa Vista, 424-256-7274
• Thanksgiving Dine-In & To-Go at the SALT Restaurant & Bar. Enjoy a delicious Thanksgiving meal at the SALT Restaurant & Bar in the Marina del Rey Hotel, which offers both dinner and take-away. A traditional $ 120 dinner menu is available on Thanksgiving from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. and includes a set menu of Parker House rolls, butternut squash soup, or a green fall salad and organic turkey from the Diestel Family Ranch. For takeout, the restaurant offers dinner for 4 to 6 people for $ 399. The last day to order takeaway is November 20th. 13534 Bali Way, Marina del Rey, 424-289-8223
• Three-course Fixed Prix Menu at Sugar Palm in Viceroy Santa Monica. Sugar Palm at Viceroy Santa Monica is serving a three-course, fixed-price ($ 95) adult and ($ 45) menu for children on November 25th from 3pm to 10pm that includes a free glass of bubbles and a selection of delicious dishes These include butternut squash soup, fried turkey breast with green apple and walnut filling, deconstructed cheesecake, and pumpkin spice panna cotta. 1819 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, 310-260-7511
• Thanksgiving Dine-In & Takeaway at Hotel Case del Mar. Hotel Casa del Mar offers dine-in service and a take-away menu. For dinner on November 25th, a special three-course Prix Fixe menu will be offered for lunch and dinner in the Terrazza and Catch restaurants in the hotel. $ 115 per adult, $ 45 per child, with live music from 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM. The hotel also offers a gourmet three course meal that is easily adaptable for a dinner party of any size. Pick-up times are available from 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM on November 24th. 1910 Ocean Way, Santa Monica, 310-581-5533.
• Thanksgiving Catering Menu from Huckleberry Bakery & Cafe. Huckleberry Bakery & Café has a slew of new items on the menu this year, including whole Mary’s Organic Roasted Turkeys or Whole Breasts Salted for 48 Hours, Mashed Potatoes, Cranberry Sauce, Bourbon Pecan Cake, and more. Order deadline on November 18th at 3:00 p.m. Collection and delivery dates are available on November 24th and 25th. 1014 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, 310-451-2311.