If you want a special meal out on Thanksgiving or just want to supplement your own feast with some professionally made goods, you’ve got lots of options. If there’s anything we missed, please post a comment.
Petunia’s Pumpkin Ginger Cheesecake (photo from Facebook)
- Thursday, November 28th
Portobello: special 3-course dinner for $35 per person (including gluten-free options), reservations required. You get Corn Bread n’ Spread (GF) on the table, Pumpkin Soup with chestnut ravioli, sage & pumpkin seed oil OR Roast Beet Salad with hazelnut vinaigrette, roast pears & autumn greens (GF); Seitan Roast with gravy, creamed Brussels sprouts, cranberry relish, and mashed sweet potatoes OR Stuffed Portobello stuffed with wild rice and roasted cremini stuffing, cashew cream, Swiss chard, and root vegetable gratine (GF); Pumpkin Pie with whipped cream OR Sweet Potato Mousse with Nog Cream (GF).
Blossoming Lotus: family style Thanksgiving Feast for $45 per person with seatings at 3pm and 6pm, make reservations. The meal consists of Baked Brie en croute with gingered fig preserves, walnut, and toasted baguette, Assorted mini quiche bites (GF); Seitan roulade stuffed with a porcini duxelle, toasted pecans, cranberries, thyme (SF), Wild rice stuffed squash (GF/SF), Tricolor mashed potatoes and gravy (GF/SF), Garlic and herb roasted root vegetables (GF/SF), Cider glazed brussel sprouts (GF/SF), Baked shiitake stuffing (SF), Yeast rolls, Cranberry citrus relish (GF/SF), Pear and arugula salad with fennel, celeriac, radishes, pomegranate, pecans and beet vinaigrette (GF/SF): Pumpkin pie with whipped cream, Maple pecan pie, Apple tart tatin with almond crust and citrus creme fraiche (GF/SF).
Native Foods: buffet-style Thanksgiving Dinner, reservations required, $24.95 per person. The menu includes The Native Wellington (puff pastry seitan roast), Gravy, Mashed Potatoes, Native Stuffing, Cranberry Compote, Green Bean Casserole, Green Salad w/ Maple Glazed Pecans & Pomegranate Pearls, Waldorf Salad, Pumpkin Cheesecake, and Pumpkin Pie.
Papa G’s: drop in from 11am-7pm to order from their Thanksgiving menu. They’re featuring local organic tempeh, cranberries, chaterelles, celery, potatoes, onions, yams, pumpkins, carrots, corn & squash with mostly soy-free and gluten-free options. The menu includes “Turkey” tempeh strips (soy/quinoa), Millet Mushroom Loaf, Holiday Smash, Green Bean Casserole, “Killer” Stuffing, Creamed Corn, Roasted Roots, Cranberry Compote, Chanterelle Gravy, Oven Roasted Squash, Smashed Potatoes, Butternut Squash Soup, Pumpkin Pie, Pecan Pie, and Sweet Potato Pie. Food is available by the portion or by the plate (plates come with Cranberry Compote, Mashers, and Chanterelle Gravy); pie is available by the slice or whole pie.
Sizzle Pie: open on Thanksgiving and offering a vegan Thanksgiving pizza special.
- Order ahead (deadlines vary)
Petunia’s Pies and Pastries: place your order via email by noon tomorrow (Thursday, the 21st) for gluten-free desserts and breads. Pick up by 9pm on the 26th, or 6pm on the 27th. Choose from Salted Caramel Nut Tart w/ Chocolate Cooke Crust, Caramel Apple Pecan Pie, Double Crust Apple Pie, Old Fashioned Pumpkin Pie, Pumpkin Pecan Pie, Classic Pecan Pie, Pumpkin Ginger Cheesecake, Apple Pecan Carrot Cake w/ Bourbon Cream Cheese Frosting & Caramel, Pumpkin Spice Cake w/ Maple Buttercream, Thanksgiving Dinner Rolls, and Mom’s Molasses Corn Muffins.
Back to Eden Bakery: order your gluten-free holiday desserts before Monday the 25th for pick-up on the 27th. This year they are offering 8” and 5” pies (5” must be ordered in multiples of 4): Caramel Apple Crumble, Apple Cranberry Crumble, Marionberry Pear Crumble, Pumpkin Cream, and Chocolate Cream. Raw Cheesecakes are available by the half-dozen: Mexican Chocolate, Chocolate Peppermint, Cranberry Gingerbread, and Eggnog. There are also Pumpkin Cream Cheese Whoopie Pies by the half-dozen. You can also order morning pastries (like Pumpkin Maple Doughnuts, Butternut Squash Apple Hazelnut Muffins, and Marion Molasses Bread), quiche, and cashew tarts by the half-dozen.
Sweetpea Baking Co: call or drop in to pre-order holiday items for pick-up on the 26th-28th, pre-payment required. Get Pies: Pumpkin, Apple, Chocolate Silk, or Oregon Berry Crisp (GF); Sides: dinner rolls, gravy, cranberry sauce; and Dessert: Pumpkin Cheesecake.
Papa G’s: place a special order from their Thanksgiving menu by Tuesday, the 26th. Individual portions are $5.50 each with discounts available for larger orders. The menu is organic and mostly local & gluten-/soy-free: “Turkey” tempeh strips (soy/quinoa), Millet Mushroom Loaf, Holiday Smash, Green Bean Casserole, “Killer” Stuffing, Creamed Corn, Roasted Roots, Cranberry Compote, Chanterelle Gravy, Oven Roasted Squash, Smashed Potatoes, Butternut Squash Soup, Pumpkin Pie, Pecan Pie, and Sweet Potato Pie.