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This year Thanksgiving is going to be anything but normal. Now is the perfect time to try out some new holiday traditions! Instead of spending Thanksgiving over the stove, build an extraordinary feast and support Tulsa’s local restaurants. In this list you’ll find everything you need to complete your meal, including appetizers, sides, main dishes, and, of course, dessert. Gobble, gobble!
324 E. 3rd St.
Charcuterie boards are very “in” this year. Impress your loved ones with a curated charcuterie board from the folks at Juniper. Enjoy the chef’s selection of craft and local cheeses and meats, mustard, crostini, pickled veggies, and compote. This might just be the perfect appetizer!
1748 Utica Sq.
Don’t forget to eat your greens! This brussel sprout salad from Stonehorse Cafe is served with toasted almonds and a brown butter vinaigrette. Even those who go out of their way to avoid brussel sprouts are bound to be a fan of this dish. This suggestion received a resounding "Yes!" from our team.
201 N. Main St.
This mac n’ cheese does not come from a box. Made with a healthy amount of garlic, smoked gouda, fontina, and bread crumbs, this may just be the perfect side for your feast, courtesy of The Tavern. You’ll be angry when it’s all gone, so you might want to order two.
111 N. Greenwood Ave.
Sweet potatoes and yams in some form are a necessity for most Thanksgiving dinners. This year, try out Wanda J’s candied yams as a sweet and delicious side. If you find yourself in the mood for a turkey dinner outside Thanksgiving, head over on Friday’s for their turkey dinner special.
9916 Riverside Parkway
If your family normally serves cornbread on Thanksgiving, give Red Rock Canyon’s Iron Skillet Cornbread a try. Made from scratch with their signature recipe, this is a side worth savoring.
6033 South Sheridan
Looking for fluffy and delicious biscuits made from scratch? Look no further. Choose between the 6-count or 12-count, and if you want to top them with gravy, you can choose between sausage, cream, or chorizo.
1717 E. 7th St.
Okay, let’s talk meat. Turkey is the main star of the traditional Thanksgiving meal, and rightfully so. Benjamin Franklin was onto something when he pushed for it to be the national bird. At 1907 BBQ, the food truck located right between Cabin Boys Brewery and American Solera, you can get a full turkey, smoked to perfection for your holiday feast. It even comes with a quart of turkey gravy. If this piques your interest, check out their full array of Thanksgiving sides, too. All info available on their Instagram and website.
3202 E. 15th St.
Pecan pie, a known Thanksgiving staple, can be the perfect end to a glorious feast. That is, if it’s baked well. The pecan pies from Merritt’s Bakery never disappoint, they always bake them to perfection! If pecan isn’t your jam, then check out their selection of classic pies, there is something there for everyone! Pick one up from their original shop in Midtown, or their Riverside and Broken Arrow locations.
111 N. Main St.
If you still want to keep with the classic Thanksgiving turkey but don’t mind forsaking tradition a little bit, this is for you . The Jerusalem Adana Kofta at Laffa is a turkey and lamb kebab served with buttered rice, spiced honey, toasted cherry tomatoes, pickled red onions, crushed pistachios, and a lemony mint salad.
207 North Main St.
Every Thanksgiving meal needs the perfect dessert, and the go-to American classic is, of course, pumpkin pie. At Antoinette Baking Co. they take this staple a step further by adding bourbon. You can get it with whipped cream, if that’s your thing. Hungry for more? Antoinette has a whole variety of sides, take-and-bake goods, and desserts on their limited time Thanksgiving menu.