Finding prepared Thanksgiving and holiday meals in New York city should be no problem. There are a number of excellent options that will allow you to get more enjoyment out of your holiday meals and avoid the stress of all that messy meal preparation. Three of the best places where you will find prepared Thanksgiving and holiday meals are Zabar’s, Fresh Direct and Ready To Eat.
Zabar’s is a famous New York City shop that has all the necessary ingredients for a fully prepared Thanksgiving and holiday meal. Your order will not only be tasty it will be delivered to your door. Zabar’s provides traditional turkey as a main dish along with these less traditional alternatives: ham, pork, goose and duck. There are tons of side dishes that include all the usual Thanksgiving dinner suspects. Besides the traditional food items Zabar’s also has special items such as foie gras with truffles and smoked fish appetizers.
To order your prepared Thanksgiving dinner you need to either phone 212 787 2000, fax 212 496 0392 or email [email protected] . On their website www.zabars.com there is a downloadable the holiday menu and price list. The menu also contains a helpful a quantity guide ensuring you don’t up short.
Fresh Direct has all the pre prepared trimmings for your Thanksgiving and holiday meal that you will need. The only item that is available but not prepared is the turkey. Everything is conveniently delivered to your house at a time that you choose. You will need to order your holiday meal items a couple of days in advance through the website www.freshdirect.com. Delivery time options are varied and flexible to suit your needs.
Thanksgiving and holiday meals that are prepared and available for order are: mashed potatoes, green beans with crumbled bacon and shallots, gravy, harvest fruits and vegetables and a choice of pies. They even have drinks including beer, apple cider and a special Thanksgiving wine six-pack. For any questions you may have about Fresh Direct’s prepared holiday meals you will need to use the contact form on their website, mentioned above.
Ready To Eat
Ready to Eat is one of New York City’s most popular places to get prepared Thanksgiving and holiday meals. For Thanksgiving they have a full dinner available that includes all the trimmings and pies. They also have a special no bird option where you can get all prepared items expect a turkey.
The fully prepared Thanksgiving menu includes turkey, gravy and a choice of stuffing including cornbread, sage, apple & sausage, vegetarian cornbread and pecan oyster. For the trimmings you get cranberry orange relish, a medley of creamed chestnuts, brussels sprouts, pearled onions and sweat potato strudel. Dessert consists of apple, pumpkin and pecan pies.
November 22 and 23 Ready To Eat is open for pre order pick-ups only. The deadline for ordering your Thanksgiving meal is November 20. November 20 is also the deadline for cancelling your order. If you are an early bird and order by November 13th you will get an extra 10% off your Thanksgiving and holiday meal. Local delivery is free, deliveries to other areas of Manhattan are as follows: $25 for 14th-23rd street and Houston Canal, $35 for 24th to 59th street and South of the canal, $50 is applied to deliveries in other parts of Manhattan not mentioned above.
Prices for the Ready to Eat Thanksgiving and holiday meal are dependent on how much you need. A full breakdown of the cost per portion is included on the Get Ready To Eat website. You will need to download the order form from at website www.readytoeat.com and either fax it in or drop it off in the shop. Ready to Eat is located at 525 Hudson Street, New York, NY 10014.
These three are just a few of the excellent places where you can find prepared Thanksgiving and holiday meals in New York City. For more options do a few simple searches online and check the local New York City newspapers for advertisements.