See if you can talk your parents into paying for a fancy meal at Candle 79
Haven’t figured out your Thanksgiving plans yet? Never fear; we’ve got the answers! Here’s (finally!) our list of New York City’s vegan Thanksgiving options. Make your reservations ASAP; these places fill up fast!
Angelica Kitchen will have a five course prix fixe dinner for $45. Reservations are recommended; the dinner is also available for take out in the juice bar. (Don’t forget to tip the juice bar girl!)
Candle 79 and Candle Cafe are each offering in house and take-out Thanksgiving dinners. Candle 79’s prix fixe is $65 (PDF menu); Candle Cafe’s is $50 (PDF menu) or you can order a la carte. You’ll need to get your take-out orders in by Monday; download PDF order forms here for Candle 79 and Candle Cafe.
Curly’s is open from noon-5pm; eat in or take out for $19.95 per person. Their regular menu will also be available.
Foodswings is open for Thanksgiving from 5pm-10pm with a prix fixe menu ($15 advance with deposit/$18 that day). If you order in advance you can pick up your food starting at 2pm.
Update 11/20: Pure Food and Wine will have a la carte Thanksgiving specials in addition to its regular menu. They’re currently accepting reservations for between 5:30pm-10pm; if you’re dreaming of a raw Thanksgiving, this is the place to go.
Red Bamboo is open from 12:30-7:30pm and offers a $21.95 prix fixe menu (you choose from three sides and three entrees) in addition to its regular menu.
Red Bamboo Brooklyn‘s phone guy doesn’t know what their hours will be, but says they’ll be offering a Thanksgiving prix fixe menu for around $20 in addition to their regular menu.
Update 11/19: Here’s their menu, which will be available for $19.95 from 4pm-10pm on Thanksgiving, as well as on Tuesday and Wednesday.
‘sNice isn’t open for Thanksgiving, but you can head over there any other day for their awesome Thanksgiving Leftovers sandwich.
Whole Foods (PDF) is selling its rather insulting “Vegan Dinner for One” (because we’re losers who eat alone?) for $19.99, which must be pre-ordered by Tuesday. It includes a Garden Protein roast, pecan tart, green beans and almonds, and french lentil soup.
What are your favorites? Are we missing anything good? Let us know in the comments.