Quick Bites: Thanksgiving options abound
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Thanksgiving to Go: The Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki offers complete Thanksgiving meals-to-go for pickup on Nov. 28.
The dinner for four includes a ready-to-serve 14-pound macadamia nut honey-glazed turkey with cornbread, sausage and chestnut stuffing, garlic mashed potatoes, Molokai sweet potato with coconut flakes, giblet gravy and a pumpkin pie.
Orders are $179. Drive-thru pickup will be available. The hotel is at 100 Holomoana St. Call 952-4789 or order online at www.HawaiiPrinceHotel.com/events.
Turkey Meal to Go: Ala Moana Hotel’s catering department is once again offering its “Turkey Meal to Go” for pickup on Thanksgiving.
The meal, which feeds four to six, includes a brined, herb-roasted turkey with homemade gravy, whole-wheat rolls, country-style garlic mashed potatoes, a Portuguese sausage and macadamia nut stuffing, brown sugar- and coconut-glazed sweet potatoes, sweet corn, edamame succotash and cranberry-pineapple relish. Top it off with dessert of pumpkin and cranberry bread pudding.
Cost is $135. Call 944-4333 to order (today is the last day). Drive-thru pickup service will be available at the front entrance of the hotel, 410 Atkinson Drive, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 28.
SHOR Thanksgiving: SHOR at the Hyatt Regency Waikiki is offering its turkey action station on Thanksgiving.
Enjoy creamy butternut squash bisque with creme fraiche and smoked hazelnut, a fricassee of Brussels sprouts with bacon, plus a holiday mixed lettuce salad with candied pecans and brown butter vinaigrette. Dessert is pumpkin pie with fall spiced cream and classic pecan pie with vanilla gelato.
Cost is $55 per person, $15 for ages 6 to 12, free for ages 5 and under. Hyatt Regency Waikiki is at 2424 Kalakaua Ave. Call 237-6140.
Turtle Bay Thanksgiving: Turtle Bay Resort is offering a farm-to-table Thanksgiving meal at its North Shore Kula Grille restaurant, 12:30 to 9 p.m. on Thanksgiving.
Highlights include an alaea salt-rubbed, roasted turkey with Kau orange and cinnamon cranberry sauce; Island mahimahi with Green Grower’s Farm tomatoes, Kona Brown ale braised Hawaiian Ranchers short ribs; a poke bar; and a selection of fresh baby greens and vegetables from North Shore farms.
Desserts include mango souffle pie, warm Waialua chocolate fondue, poha berry cheesecake and pumpkin buttercream tartlets.
Cost is $58 per adult, $26 per child (ages 4 to 11). The resort is at 57-091 Kamehameha Highway. Call Ceci at 447-6632 for reservations.
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