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Gobble, Gobble

Gobble, gobble
Courtesy of The Hilton Tokyo

The fourth Thursday of November is fast approaching - soon, Thanksgiving will be here. Whether you plan to celebrate the holiday by dining out and having a gourmet Turkey Day, or eating in and enjoying a homemade Thanksgiving feast, TC has a list of options. Enjoy the holiday!
Maki Nibayashi


EATING OUT
Lunchan Bar & Grill
Nov 23 & 24
Casual Californian brasserie.
Lunch: Roast turkey breast with mushroom gravy, homemade sage stuffing, baked yams, green beans, almond and cranberry relish, small green salad, bread, coffee or paradise tropical iced tea. JY2400. Dinner: Menu: cauliflower soup, roasted turkey breast with mushroom gravy, homemade sage stuffing, baked yams, green beans almond served with cranberry relish, pumpkin pie with whipped cream and dates, bread, coffee or paradise tropical iced tea. JY4000.
Open 11:30am-2:30pm and 5:30-9:30pm. Alive Bitake 1F, 1-2-5 Shibuya. 03-5466-1398. Nearest stn: Omotesando stn

Farm Grill
Nov 20-26
Very spacious causal Californian dining in the heart of Ginza. The all-you-can-eat lunches are definitely the best deal around.

Turkey dinner with stuffing, mashed potatoes and cranberry sauce. Classic roasted turkey, fall vegetable lasagna, classic pecan pie, rotisserie chicken, classic Caesar salad, and seafood await you. All-you-can-eat-buffet: JY2500. All-you-can-drink: JY1000.
Open 11:30am-4pm and 5-11pm. Ginza 9 Bldg, 2F, 8-5 Chuo-ku, Ginza. 03-5568-6156. Nearest stn: JR Shinbashi stn

The Hilton
Brasserie "Checkers"
Thanksgiving Dinner Buffet
Nov 23, 6-10pm

Mainly featuring the deliciously diverse taste of Mediterranean cuisine, Checkers will add turkey, roast beef, ham and special festive desserts to their dinner buffet of appetizers, salads, main dishes, and pastas and desserts to total more than 50 items. A free cup of coffee or tea will be included. Main dishes freshly prepared by the chefs will be served right from the open kitchen. JY4200 adults/JY2100 children.
6-2 Nishi-Shinjuku 6-chome, Shinjuku. 03-3344-5111. Nearest stn: JR Shinjuku or subway Marunouchi line, Nishi-Shinjuku stn.

Marble Lounge
Thanksgiving Brunch Buffet
Nov 23, 11am-2pm

Featuring varieties of appetizers, salads, soups, warm dishes and desserts with recipes ranging from popular Western-style cuisine to Japanese cuisine including Thanksgiving specials of freshly roasted turkey and roast beef. A unique children's buffet table is featured for children of all ages. Call for prices.
6-2 Nishi-Shinjuku 6-chome, Shinjuku. 03-3344-5111. Nearest stn: JR Shinjuku or subway Marunouchi line, Nishi-Shinjuku stn

T.Y.Harbor Brewing Co.
Nov 23, 5:30-9pm
A warehouse turned fine dining, their caesar salad is a must try.

On the menu is roast turkey breast with sweet potatoes, green beans, Almondine, cornbread stuffing and cranberry relish-for only JY2200.
2-1-3 Bond St, Higashi Shinagawa. 03-5479-4555. Nearest stn: Tokyo monorail, Tennoz Isle

The Tavern
Nov 23, from 2pm
British-style pub that serves an awesome Sunday brunch.

Traditional Thanksgiving dinner with roast turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, vegetables, and other yummy additions. This all-you-can-eat-buffet is JY1500.
2F Sunwood Meguro, 1-3-28 Shimo Meguro. 03-3779-0280. Nearest stn: Meguro

Spago
Thanksgiving Day Feast
Nov 23
Upscale continental dining devised by the king of California cuisine, Wolfgang Puck.

T-day menu: Caesar salad with heart of romaine, crispy bacon and chopped tomatoes. Creamy wild mushroom soup with shaved black truffles. Roasted turkey with cranberry chutney, foie gras bread and gravy sauce. Pumpkin pie with honey-pepper vanilla ice cream, coffee or tea. The cost is a mere JY6000 (tax and service charge not included).
Open 11:30am-2pm, 6-10pm Mon-Fri. Sat/Sun/holiday 6-9:30pm. 5-7-8 Roppongi, Minato-ku. 03-3423-4025. Nearest stn: Roppongi


CATERERS
Kyle's Good Finds
Nov 23, 12-6pm
There's no baker like Kyle! His carrot cakes are out of this world and his annual Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners will make you long for home.

Here you'll be served turkey with stuffing, mashed potatoes, collard greens, cranberry sauce, cornbread, and peach cobbler. Call for prices. The number of dinners available is limited. Call, fax or send email by November 21.
2-7-10 Arai, Nakano-ku. Phone/fax 03-3385-8993, email kyle@tkh.att.ne.jp 


EATING IN: Where to buy uncooked turkey
The Foreign Buyers' Club
Mail order food people. Call/fax for prices.
Tel: 078-857-9001. Fax: 978-857-9005.
Email mail@fbcusa.com  or see www.fbcusa.com 


National Azabu Supermarket
Buy turkeys, big or small from JY75 per 100g.
Open 9:30am-7pm. 03-3442-3181. 4-5-2 Minami Azabu, Minato-ku. Nearest stn: Hiroo

Queen's Chef Shinjuku
Frozen butterballs from JY2500 and up.
Open 10am-9pm. 5-11-5 Shinjuku. 03-3356-1311. Nearest stn: Toei Shinjuku 3-chome stn


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