This is from the L.A. Times’ Jenn Harris, and it’s not a list that’s got me all excited. In fact the only ones that got my attention were:
Bouchon, Bouchon Bar and Bouchon bakery will all be open on Thanksgiving. At the bistro, a special menu will be offered for $38 per adult and $20 per child ages 10 and younger. The menu includes Diestel Farms turkey, Bouchon stuffing, green bean casserole, sweet potato gratin, cranberry relish, turkey gravy and a cornbread loaf. 235 N. Canon Drive, Beverly Hills, (310) 271-9910, bouchonbistro.com.
Fig at the Fairmont Hotel is offering a special menu for $69 for adults and $35 for children ages 12 and younger. Dishes include sweet potato, butternut squash and chestnuts, turkey rillettes, fried chicken and biscuit stuffing, pumpkin pie and more. 101 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica,
(310) 319-3111, figsantamonica.com.
Gladstones is offering a three-course meal between 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. The regular menu will also be available. Adults are $45 while kids ages 12 and younger are $20. Dishes include butternut squash bisque, herb-roasted turkey and pumpkin pie with nutmeg pear ice cream. 17300 Pacific Coast Highway, Pacific Palisades, (310) 454-3474, sbe.com/gladstones.
The Hungry Cat Santa Monica will serve a special menu priced at $65 for adults and $32.50 for children ages 10 and younger. Children under 2 are free. Highlights include persimmon and watercress salad, deep-fried turkey, chorizo and oyster stuffing, pumpkin pie and more. The restaurant’s signature raw bar will also be available. The restaurant will be open from 1 to 7 p.m. and reservations are required. 100 W. Channel Road, Santa Monica, (310) 459-3337,www.thehungrycat.com.
Mélisse will have a three-course prix-fixe menu for $95 per person and $42 for children ages 8 and younger. The menu will consist of chef Josiah Citrin’s mother’s traditional Thanksgiving specials. Seatings are between 3 and 7:30 p.m. 1104 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, (310) 395-0881, melisse.com.
Napa Valley Grille will offer a three-course dine-in option for $62 per person. Dishes include butternut squash risotto, Deistel turkey, braised lamb shank, pecan French toast and more. 1100 Glendon Ave., No. 100, Los Angeles, (310) 824-3322, napavalleygrille.com/westwood.
There’s more at the L.A. Times. If I find any more lists, I’ll publish links to them.