Gather at home, show all the gratitude … and just skip cooking this year. Vancouver restaurants are offering ready-made, heat-and-serve dinners with all the essential trimmings for delivery or pick up. Thanksgiving Day is October 11—as these kits often sell out, get in on this and order today. —Catherine Dunwoody
notch8. Turkey To-Go returns. Since this serves about 10 people, it’s time to evite your family or chosen family and enjoy a lovely dinner at home. Priced at $499, this kit includes a whole roasted Fraser Valley turkey, traditional sides and some optional additions. Contactless pickup is easy and safe as you drive through the Hotel Van’s main entrance. Orders must be made online by 5 p.m., Monday, October 4, 2021.
lazy gourmet. Of two main-course options, we especially love the vegan beet wellington. Choose between that or a classic roast turkey, accompanied by salads, pumpkin rolls, all the favourite sides and desserts. Pre-order online for pick-up or delivery from October 7 to 10. $42 per person.
h tasting lounge. The Turkey Takeout kit serves six to eight people and is as nostalgic and comforting as many of us love this special meal to be. A Rossdown Farms free-range roast turkey is served with apple and thyme stuffing, honey-glazed root vegetables, roasted Brussels sprouts, pumpkin pie—the works. $300, but order before October 1 and get the “early bird” rate of $275.
truffle fine foods. Choose from a traditional turkey dinner or a plant-based meal featuring a leek and artichoke pie. B.C. wine can be ordered at the same time, as well as flowers. Serves four people, $160. Order by October 6 for local pickup or delivery.