Feast Your Eyes on Thanks­giv­ing

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It’s hard to be away from home for Thanks­giv­ing, a hol­i­day whose foun­da­tion is fam­ily and feast­ing. But, not to worry, whether you eat in or take-out, these lo­cal spots have you cov­ered for all your turkey, green bean casse­role and pump­kin pie needs. – BY ADAM ERACE


The pop­u­lar South Street smoke­house is un­der new own­er­ship as of sum­mer, but pro­pri­etor Michael Day is firm about keep­ing up Percy’s Thanks­giv­ing tra­di­tion. There are a cou­ple op­tions, but each in­cludes a house-smoked turkey paired with rich gravy and tangy cran­berry sauce. www.per­cys­treet. com. 900 South St., 215.625.8510. all day. In ad­di­tion to treats like blue cheese crois­sants with pear flambé and black gar­lic short rib, din­ers will en­joy el­e­vated hol­i­day fare like herb-roasted turkey and red cur­rant- glazed ham. www. lacroixrestau­rant.com. 210 W. Rittenhouse Sq., 215 790.2533.


The stylish restau­rant on the ground floor of the Loews Ho­tel is go­ing the pre-fixe route for Thanks­giv­ing din­ner. For $55, guests get their choice of ap­pe­tizer (beef bar­ley soup or hamachi crudo kissed with grape­fruit), main (filet mignon or brioche-stuffed turkey with brown but­tered mashed pota­toes) and dessert, one op­tion of which, the bread pud­ding, ob­vi­ously in­cludes a slug of Bour­bon. www. bankand­bour­bon.com. 1200 Mar­ket St., 215. 231.7300.


Just steps from the his­tor­i­cal bounty of In­de­pen­dence Mall, Red Owl Tav­ern at Ho­tel Monaco is adding a $28 Thanks­giv­ing en­trée to its reg­u­lar din­ner menu. A crisp­skinned por­tion of her­itage breed bird with gar­lic smashed pota­toes, roasted Brussels sprouts, root veg­etable stuff­ing and cran­berry chut­ney.


Bank & Bour­bon

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