November 25, 2014
Thanksgiving in NoMad: Cafe El Presidente, Harding’s, The NoMad & More!
Looking to celebrate Thanksgiving in Manhattan? Head over to NoMad and leave the cooking to someone else. Check out our list of Thanksgiving meal options from some of the NoMad District’s most inventive restaurants.
Popular neighborhood lounge 230 Fifth at 27th Street will hold a buffet dinner from 11:30 a.m. until 10 p.m. The buffet, which includes all of the standard Thanksgiving dinner favorites, costs $42 for adults and $25 for children. For more information, call (212) 725-4300.
Cafe El Presidente at 30 W 24th Street will offer a special Thanksgiving menu, in addition to their regular assortment of Mexican food-truck classics. The Thanksgiving special includes a choice of turkey mole poblano with pumpkin soup or turkey mole poblano in a cazuela (rice, beans, tortillas, salsa and pickles). Either option comes with corn esquites and a pumpkin tres leches cake for dessert. The special is served family style for $25 per person. For information, call (212) 242-3491.
The Churchill Tavern at 45 East 28th Street will be offering special entrees throughout the day. Try the roast Vermont turkey and ham with stuffing and giblet gravy. Entrees as accompanied with Yorkshire pudding, sweet potato, roast potatoes (or mashed), carrot and parsnip puree, and choice of brussels sprouts, broccoli or peas. Prices vary depending on the entree. For more information, call (646) 476-8419.
Harding’s, located at 32 East 21st Street between Broadway and Park Avenue South, will serve a 3-course prix fixe meal from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m. The event, which costs $49 for adults and $29 for children, includes table-share home-made cornbread with honey butter, starters such as pumpkin soup and fig toast, entrees including slow roast turkey, NY strip steak and seared striped bass, and dessert. Sides are also available at an additional cost. Call (212) 600-2105 to learn more about Harding’s Thanksgiving options.
Hill Country BBQ Market at 30 W 26th Street is offering three different Thanksgiving menus (for pick-up only). The Rancher’s Feast ($210) feeds 5-8 people and includes a whole pit-smoked turkey, skillet cornbread, five house sides, and a nine-inch pie of your choice. The more extravagant Governor’s Banquet ($300) feeds 9-12 and includes turkey and cornbread with 8 house sides and two nine-inch pies. The third option, is simply to purchase items a la carte. 9-11 lbs. turkeys cost $95 and 14-16 lbs. turkeys are going for $145. Sides (which serve 2-4) range from $14 to $21. Call (212) 255-4544 for more information and pricing.
Neighborhood staple The NoMad Restaurant at Broadway and 28th Street is offering a three-course menu. The first course includes appetizers like the foie gras, pumpkin salad, white truffles. Entrée offerings include cod slow-roasted with matsutake and broccoli rabe, turkey, beef roasted with sunchokes. Desserts are worth saving room for and include chocolate caramel tarts and sweet potato tarts with chestnuts and cinnamon ice cream. The menu costs $135 per adult ($65 per child) and will be served between noon and 8:30 p.m. Reservations are available by phone only and can be made by calling (347) 472-5660.