A takeout Thanksgiving seems like a no-brainer for someone who wants to have the family over, but doesn't want to have to cook. Here are some places around town where you can order the turkey and all the sides ahead of time for the big day.
Boston Market is offering a Thanksgiving Day meal deal for 12 for $94.99. Dishes include a whole roasted turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, cranberry walnut relish, 12 dinner rolls and two pies. For $5 you can include both a boneless roasted turkey breast and a half boneless honey glazed ham. Orders can be placed at www.bostonmarket.com or by calling (866) 977-9090. The deadline for ordering is 2 p.m. Wednesday. Boston Market will be open Thanksgiving Day (hours will vary by location) and will offer a meal for $10.99 that comes with turkey breast, two sides, cornbread and a slice of apple or pumpkin pie.
Bouchon is serving a variety of Thanksgiving items to-go including macaroni and cheese, roasted sweet potatoes, cornbread loaf, mashed potatoes, marinated beets, turkey gravy, turkey stock, cranberry relish and more. Pecan tarts, pumpkin tarts, Chantilly cream and other sweets are also available. 235 N. Canon Drive, Beverly Hills, (310) 271-9910. bouchonbistro.com.
Cafe Gratitude will have vegan sides and vegan pies including miso maple Brussels sprouts, garlic mashed potatoes, chocolate coconut pie, pumpkin pie and more available to order. Orders need to be placed by Sunday, and can be picked up from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Wednesday at either the Larchmont (639 Larchmont Blvd., Los Angeles, (323) 580-6383) or Venice Beach (512 Rose Ave., Venice Beach, (424) 231-8000) locations. cafegratitudela.com/
Comme Ca will offer holiday pies and latkes to go. A pumpkin pie, caramelized apple crumble and the gingerbread pudding are all available for $45. Latkes by the baker's dozen with sour cream, apple sauce and scallions are $30. Duck confit, house-cured salmon Gravlax and salmon and American sturgeon caviar are all available as add-ons. The restaurant requires 72 hours' notice for orders of one or two pies and up to four days' notice for larger orders. No pick-ups on Monday when the restaurant is closed. The restaurant will be closed on Thanksgiving. 8479 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood, (323) 782-1104, www.commecarestaurant.com/.
Cook's County is making a full menu of sides and dessert to go with your turkey. Dishes include persimmon, pomegranate and arugula salad, wild mushroom bread pudding, Brussels sprouts, blue lake beans, giblet gravy and more. Pecan, pumpkin and apple pies are also available. All items come with re-heating and serving instructions. Orders must be placed by noon on Nov. 25 and pick up is Nov. 27 between 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Orders can be made online at www.cookscountyrestaurant.com. 8009 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, (323) 653-8009.
The Larder at Tavern and the Larder at Burton Way will both have a Thanksgiving feast for 10 or a build-a-custom-dinner menu available for order. Appetizers include bacon-wrapped dates with Parmesan, spied nuts, smoked salmon and more. For dinner, an oven-ready organic turkey, stuffing Brussels sprouts, etc. There is also a selection of baked breads and dessert. 11648 San Vicente Blvd., Los Angeles, (310) 806-6464 and 8500 S. San Vicente Blvd., Los Angeles, (310) 278-8060. www.larderatburtonway.com/.
Manhattan Beach Post is offering bacon cheddar buttermilk biscuits, stuffing with wild rice, pork sausage and sage, cranberry kumquat relish, whipped garlic and olive oil potatoes, turkey gravy and caramel pumpkin pies. Orders must be placed by 5 p.m. Sunday. All orders will be ready for pick-up from 12 to 4 p.m. on Wednesday. Orders can be placed by calling (310) 545-5405. 1142 Manhattan Ave., Manhattan Beach, eatmbpost.com/.
Napa Valley Grill is selling a Thanksgiving feast to-go that serves eight to 12 people. Dishes include turkey gravy, cranberry orange sauce, Diestel turkey, a 10-inch pumpkin pie, roasted yams, foccacia bread, dressing and more. You can call ahead and pick up your meal on Thanksgiving day between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. 1100 Glendon Ave. No. 100, Los Angeles,(310) 824-3322, www.napavalleygrille.com/westwood/.
Pizzeria il Fico will have a Thanksgiving meal to-go for $35 with a four person minimum. Dishes include chestnut puree or pumpkin soup, butternut squash lasagna, roulade of turkey and stuffing, and pumpkin pie for dessert. Meals can be picked up Tuesday or Wednesday. Call (310) 271-3426 to reserve your dinner. 310 S. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles, www.pizzeriailfico.com/.
Post & Beam will offer sweet potato and pecan praline pies to order. Pies are priced at $26 each. Call (323) 299-5599 to order. 3767 Santa Rosalia Drive, Los Angeles, postandbeamla.com/.
Roadside Eats will have Thanksgiving sides to-go including potato salad, charred Brussels sprout salad, roasted root vegetable, squash and herb cous cous and charred green bean salad. The sides are available for pick-up on Nov. 27 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Pre-orders are not necessary. 6374D Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, (323) 364-0060, www.roadsideeats.com/
The Village Bakery and Cafe will be open Thanksgiving Day for pick-ups, pastries and coffee from 8 a.m. to noon. The following 9-inch pies (serves 8) are available for $22: Apple crumb, pumpkin, chocolate pecan, pecan and cranberry chiffon. A gluten-free pumpkin tart is available for $25. Cheesecake, cupcakes, Bundt cakes and cookies are also available. There is also a selection of "do it yourself" desserts with ready to roll pie dough and cookie dough. Freshly baked bread and a variety of traditional sides can also be ordered. Orders may be placed by calling (323) 662-8600 or in person. A 50% deposit is required at the time of the order. 319 Los Feliz Blvd., Atwater Village, thevillagebakeryandcafe.com.
Willie Jane is making sweet potato, pecan praline and chocolate ganache pies to order. Pies are priced at $27 each. Call (310) 392-2425 to order. 1031 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice, williejane.com/.