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Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Thanksgiving Dinners

Exclusive to the Back Bay Sun

By C. Paul Luongo

THE INTERCONTINENTAL HOTEL, Boston 510 Atlantic Avenue
MIEL BRASSERIE PROVENCIALE - 11 AM to 3 PM - 617-217-5151

Thanksgiving Day Brunch - $68 Adults, $30 Children, plus tax and gratuity: $13 Parking Validation for 4 hours, Credit Card number required for parties of 6 or fewer. 6 or more requires credit card and photo ID.
Harvest Buffet
Mesclun Greens, Frisee and Watercress
Vegetable Provencal Salad
Haricot Verts with Toasted Almonds and Parsley Vinaigrette
Truffle-Scented White Asparagus and Wild Mushroom Salad
Caesar Salad with Parmesan Croutons

Raw Bar
Oysters on the half shell
Clams on the half shell
Shrimp Cocktail

Carving Starving
Roasted Turkey, Cranberry Compote, Gravy
Prime Rib, Dijon Mustard Horseradish Cream, Au Jus

Hot Station
Chestnut Honey Glazed Salmon
Medley of Vegetables au Gratin
Grilled Corn and Roasted Acorn Squash
Caramelized Onion, Chestnut and Corn Bread Stuffing

Assorted Mini Desserts to include -
Bourbon Chocolate Pecan Pie, Pumpkin Pie,
Apple Cinnamon Pie, Assortment of Cheese Cakes,
Chocolate Mousse and Assortment of Crème Brulee

Selection of Juices and Soft Drinks,
Hot Apple Cider, Coffee and Teas
Upon Arrival

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Thanksgiving Dinner is served from 5-11 PM, with a 4-course menu at the same prices as above.

THE FAIRMONT COPLEY PLAZA, Copley Square, Boston, 617-267-5300

Thanksgiving Day Brunch in the Oak Room
Three-course brunch menu with a choice of appetizer, entrée, a baker’s basket and the dessert buffet: 11:30 AM to 2 PM - $35 per person. Children under 5 are free. Dinner will be a la carte from 5:45 PM to include slow-roasted turkey, accompanied by chicken and apple sausage cornbread stuffing with cranberry chutney and turkey gravy.

Turkeys-To-Go is offered as a perfect choice for those who prefer dinner at home. The FAIRMONT COPLEY PLAZA will handle the cooking and baking. The hotel can prepare a fully-cooked, ready-to-serve dinner for four at $190 or eight people for $235, packaged with all the necessary trimmings, including an apron!

The TURKEY-TO-GO DINNER includes –
A 14 or 20 pound roast turkey Butternut Squash
Stuffing Gravy and cranberry sauce
Mashed potatoes Corn muffins, rolls and butter
Green beans Choice of pumpkin or apple pie
Carrots (Dinner for 8 includes one of each)

In addition to this delectable meal, Turkey-To-Go includes re-heating and serving suggestions. All Turkeys-To-Go orders must be received by 12 Noon on Monday, November 24th.

The STANHOPE GRILLE at JURYS HOTEL - 350 Stuart Street, Boston - 617-266-7200 is offering 2 Prix Fixe Menus at $72 and $60 with a children’s option available.

TOP OF THE HUB RESTAURANT & LOUNGE - Prudential Tower - 800 Boylston Street – Boston - 617-536-1775. 4-Course Menu, Adults $58, Children $25 (6-12), Children under 6 dine free. Dinner served 11 AM to 8 PM. Entertainment by the Brian McCree Group from 4-8 PM. There’s a Thanksgiving Lounge Menu that includes Chicken Lollipops $13, Roasted Butternut Squash Soup $7, Fried Judith Point Calamari $14, Grilled Angus Burger $15 and Spiced Pumpkin Bread Pudding $9.

C. Paul Luongo is the President of C. Paul Luongo Company,
Public Relations & Marketing, Boston

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