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Eating out on Thanksgiving

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Several local restaurants are offering special Thanksgiving-day prix fixe menus for those who don’t want to cook at home. A few options:

Dine has a three-course meal with a choice of roasted acorn squash soup or a salad of fall greens, sage-rubbed turkey breast with andouille sausage cornbread stuffing and caramelized shallot gravy, and pumpkin cheesecake. 4-10 PM, 733 W. Madison, 312-602-2100, $28.95, $16.95 for kids under 12.

Bistrot Margot’s three-course meal features traditional Thanksgiving entrees like oven-roasted turkey and glazed ham, plus pumpkin cheesecake for dessert; some standard menu items are also available. 11 AM-8 PM, 1437-39 N. Wells, 312-587-3660, $32.95.

Eve’s four regionally inspired menus (north, south, east, and west) range from four to six courses, featuring dishes like slow-roasted suckling pig, turkey-crawfish gumbo, grilled quail, smoked cheddar grits, and pumpkin-chocolate bread pudding. The vegetarian western menu includes mushroom strudel with blue cheese and an onion and butternut squash mille-feuille. Reservations required. Noon-7 PM, 840 N. Wabash, 312-266-3383, $55.

Ann Sather has a Thanksgiving dinner special of roast turkey with stuffing, cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes, soup, vegetables, and pie; other entree options include salmon, beef tenderloin, and spinach lasagna. Reservations accepted for parties of six or more. 11 AM-7 PM, 909 W. Belmont, 773-348-2378; 11 AM-6 PM, 5207 N. Clark, 773-271-6677, $18.95, $10.95 kids under 13.

Tallulah's four courses include Heritage roasted turkey with jalapeño-cheddar dauphinoise, buttered baby turnips, boar bacon gravy, and seared duck breast with cranberry rillettes and tartine. Reservations required. Noon-6 PM, 4539 N. Lincoln, 773-942-7585, $45.

A five-course Indian- and Latin-inspired "Herb and Spice" dinner at Vermilion features roasted corn soup, feijoada, black cardamom-smoked turkey breast, and pumpkin pie horchata. 11:30 AM-10 PM, 10 W. Hubbard, 312-527-4060, $55.

And because Thanksgiving is really all about stuffing yourself, the Chicago Firehouse will have an all-you-can-eat buffet including prime rib, grilled salmon, roasted turkey, pot roast, and pumpkin ravioli, as well as salads, desserts, and an omelette station (11-3). 11 AM-7 PM, 1401 S. Michigan, 312-786-1401, $45.99, $19.99 for kids 5-12. 

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