What’s Cooking in Sacramento this Thanksgiving

By: Shreya Suresh

Thanksgiving is centered around food, and visions of plates piled high with turkey, mashed potatoes, and pumpkin pie come to mind. This Thanksgiving, if you have a sudden change of plans or are simply looking to enjoy a good meal without the hours of preparation and cleanup, you have a few options around Sacramento.

Firehouse’s Chef Deneb Williams has created a wonderful four-course traditional Thanksgiving menu, a vegetarian and vegan menu, and a three-course young patrons’ menu. Menu is priced at $54.95 per adult and $17.95 per child 12 years of age and under. The restaurant is open from 1 pm – 8pm, and the regular menu will not be available.

1112 2nd Street
(916) 442-4772

If you like kicking off your Thanksgiving with Artichoke Dip and a Vegetable Cocktail, then head over to Ten22 where they are mixing traditional fare like Maple-Brined Free Range Turkey and Pumpkin Pie with unique offerings such as Roasted Duroc Pork Shoulder and Apple and Romaine Salad.  Prices are  $34.95 per adult and $12 per child (under 12 years old). You can find a detailed menu here.

1022 2nd Street
(916) 441-2211
Going by the number of times we’ve talked about the Sacramento River Train, it’s no secret that the Sac Foodies are big fans. This Thanksgiving, enjoy a three-hour train ride, a champagne toast, and three courses of American fare with unlimited coffee and soft drinks. Seating is pre-assigned, so there is no rush to arrive and find a table. Throughout dinner, the train will roll along at a leisurely 10 to 15 miles per hour, covering a total of 28 miles of track. Tickets are priced at $93 per adult and $47 per child, and you can buy them here.

400 N Harbor Blvd
West Sacramento
(800) 866-1690

If you are a traditionalist looking for a Thanksgiving meal at an excellent local favorite for a screaming deal, then head over to 33rd Street Bistro where they are serving a traditional Thanksgiving dinner with all the fixins for $19.95 beginning at 3 p.m.  If you are also craving their Buffalo Style Chicken Wings fear not. The full menu will be available as well. You can find more details here.

3301 Folsom Blvd
(916) 455-2233

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