Where to eat on Thanksgiving

Stress-free ways to celebrate the holiday---around town or at home.



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Order now to fill your table with local birds, artisanal sides and handmade pies.

Dickson's Farmstand Meats: Turkeys and sides
This butcher inside Chelsea Market offers broad-breasted turkeys ($4.99/lb per lb) trucked in from Pennsylvania, plus giblet gravy ($20) that serves 10 to 12 guests. The Farmstand stuffing kit is shortcut genius, featuring caramelized onion, Amy's bread, sausage and, most importantly, detailed instructions. For those seeking something different, there's also squab, quail, guinea hen and goose available. Orders will be taken until November 15 and pickup appointments will be scheduled on November 24 and 25. 75 Ninth Ave between 15th and 16th Sts (212-242-2630, dicksonsfarmstand.com)

Fresh Direct: Everything
This grocery delivery service brings Thanksgiving right to your door, no pickup necessary. Order customizable meal packages ($80--$300) featuring items such as Bourbon Red turkeys from Epicurean Farms, corn bread--and-sausage stuffing, maple-roasted yams with marshmallows, and more. Freshdirect.com

Hill Country Barbecue Market: Smoked turkey and sides

The beloved barbecue joint can hook you up with all the nosh you need to host a Southern-style party: whole turkeys pit-smoked over Texan oak, corn bread with honey butter, sides like sweet potato--bourbon mash, and a variety of pies, ranging from apple to pecan. A spread for 5 to 8 people costs $185, while the larger package goes for $265 (serves 9 to 12). Order by November 22; pickup times are November 24 11am--9pm, or November 25 9am--noon. 30 W 26th St between Broadway and Sixth Ave (212-255-4544, hillcountryny.com)

Hill Country Chicken: Homemade pies
If it's just dessert you're after, call on this Hill Country spin-off. Six different pies—including the Texas Billionaire (chocolate, marshmallow, pecans and salted caramel) and cheddar-crusted apple pie—are available in individual($3 each) or shareable ($40, serves 8--10) sizes. Allow 48 hours between ordering and collecting; pick up November 20 through 24 from 2 to 10pm. 1123 Broadway at Fifth Ave (212-257-6446, hillcountrychicken.com)

The Meat Hook: Turkeys
These antibiotic- and hormone-free birds are Amish-raised and farm-slaughtered in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Sizes range from 10 to 22 pounds ($5.99/ lb); preorder and then pick up from November 20 to 24. Grab a brine kit ($10) while you're at it to take the guesswork out of seasoning your bird. 100 Frost St between Leonard St and Manhattan Ave, Williamsburg, Brooklyn (718-349-5033, the-meathook.com)

Momofuku Ssm Bar: Bo ssm
Introduce some Asian flair into your festivities with Momofuku's ever-popular bo ssm package (serves eight, $350). The sides that usually accompany the slow-cooked whole pork shoulder have been swapped for more holiday-appropriate fare like turkey hash, cranberry relish and squash pie. Order by November 19 for pickup on November 25 from noon to 2pm. 207 Second Ave at 13th St (212-228-0031, momofuku.com)

Torrisi Italian Specialties: Roast turkey and sides
This Nolita storefront is peddling its signature roasted turkey breasts ($16/lb) for the holiday, plus bang-up sides like broccoli rabe, brussels sprouts and roasted peppers ($4/lb). Order by November 21; pickup is available November 23 and 24 between 11am and 4pm. 250 Mulberry St at Prince St (212-965-0955, piginahat.com)

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