Thanksgiving Guide

With so many options for delicious dinners, charity events and post-holiday shopping sales, it’s easy to give thanks on The Sunset Strip this year. So whether you’re a Southern California native or a holiday orphan, stop by this week and indulge in the best that Thanksgiving has to offer.


WineDown Wednesday @ RH Bar
Wind down before the holidays at Andaz West Hollywood’s “WineDown Wednesdays” on Nov. 23. Enjoy music from The Playlist Generation DJs, $7 appetizers, $7 glasses of wine and $7 select cocktails. Additionally, valet parking is priced at $7 during the event. 7-9 p.m. on Wednesdays.


Feed The Homeless at House of Blues
House of Blues will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 24 to host a dinner for the homeless. Interested volunteers can contact Melanie Neece (melanieneece[at] or Janet Cates (janetcates[at] Volunteers must sign up in advance.


Thanksgiving Breakfast and Football at Coney Dog
Coney Dog is opening Thanksgiving morning for the Detroit Lions vs. Green Bay Packers game at 9 a.m., and we're serving breakfast.


RH at Andaz Three-Day Thanksgiving Menu
Good news for those who want multiple days of Thanksgiving celebrating, RH at Andaz will host a seasonal Thanksgiving menu available from Nov. 24 – 27. The menu includes: turkey salad with mache, mushroom, celery and grilled pumpkin seed ($16), pumpkin soup with hazelnut emulsion ($9), simple asparagus salad with olive oil and lemon dressing ($14), turkey burger with cranberries and sweet potato fries ($14), roasted turkey breast with chestnut and celery root, gravy ($24), grilled turkey sandwich with cranberries, sweet potato fries ($14) and pumpkin risotto with chestnut, parmesan emulsion ($20). RH will also feature a selection of pies from simplethings ($9).


Gordon Ramsay at The London West Hollywood Thanksgiving Dinner
Enjoy an array of traditional and festive delights with Gordon Ramsay’s unique culinary twist on a three-course Thanksgiving dinner. The menu including first course choice of butter lettuce salad, sugar pumpkin ravioli, roasted Yukon potato and octopus salad, butternut squash risotto, Blue Lake green bean casserole with goat cheese fritter, or baked Beau Soleil oyster with sautéed spinach. Second course choices include traditional roasted organic turkey with sage stuffing, buttered carrots, Brussels sprouts, cranberries and candied yams; sautéed Pacific salmon with vegetable pearls, red cabbage puree and baby clams; buttered poached lobster with sweet yellow corn custard; Snake River Farms American waygu New York steak with horseradish potatoes and onion red marmalade; or braised Berkshire pork belly with Vermont maple syrup glaze and steamed buns. For dessert, your choice of pumpkin pie, baked apple crisp with fennel ice cream, bread pudding with buttered pecans and caramel ice cream or chocolate pot de crème. Price is $95++ per person. For reservations, please call 310.358.7788.


BLT Steak Thanksgiving Menu
Enjoy a three course prix fixe menu on Thanksgiving. Appetizer choices include celery root, chestnut and apple soup, porcini risotto or goat cheese beignet salad. Main course options include roasted turkey with chestnut-sausage stuffing, cranberry grenadine sauce and rosemary gravy; herb roasted prime rib with confit garlic jus and caramelized onion bread pudding; or lightly smoked salmon with American sturgeon caviar and green apple nage. Finally, end the meal with your choice of chocolate feuilletine rocky road coffee-Cointreau glace, chestnut floating island with honey mendicant or pumpkin tart with maple ice cream. Price is $68 per person and includes an assortment of Thanksgiving holiday family-style sides.


RESTAURANT at Sunset Marquis Thanksgiving Menu
Enjoy a four course meal with first course choice of baby arugula salad or chopped baby hearts of romaine salad, followed by roasted butternut squash bisque, choice of entrée – roasted free range Amish turkey, tender roasted prime rib or filet of John Dory, and end the meal with apple cranberry tart ala mode or roasted pumpkin pie with vanilla bean ice cream. For reservations, pricing and additional details, please call 310.358.3759.


Cabo Cantina: All You Can Eat Thanksgiving Meal
Unlimited Thanksgiving meal for $6.95, which includes turkey and all the fixings. Also offering happy hour two-for-one priced drinks from 4 – 8 p.m. as well as late night (10:30 p.m. -close), the perfect accompaniment to all of that football watching. Cabo will be open for normal business hours (4 p.m. - midnight), and offering the Thanksgiving dinner all night long.


Thanksgiving Dinner at The Den
The Den will be open at 5 p.m. to serve a full Thanksgiving dinner with turkey, traditional sides and pumpkin and pecan pie.


Rainbow Thanksgiving
Every rockstar’s favorite Thanksgiving dinner returns again to the Rainbow. A full Thanksgiving dinner with turkey, sides and unlimited seconds. Dinner seatings begin at 4 p.m. Price is $19.95 per person.


Thanksgiving Juke Joint Jamboree with Dessy DiLauro & Her Hep Cats @ House of Blues
The Foundation Room will host this special post-Thanksgiving Day jamboree on Friday, Nov. 25. The Foundation Room opens for dinner at 6:30 p.m.



Code C Toy Drive & Sale
Receive a 30% discount on all coats during “Black Friday” on Nov. 25. Code C is also hosting a toy drive through Dec. 10. Proceeds from the toy drive will benefit Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.


LIVE! On Sunset “Black Friday” Sale
LIVE! On Sunset will host a tent sale featuring seasonal discounts on Nov. 25. Discounts on men’s shirts, women’s tops, jackets, dresses and sweaters. *Insider tip: visit LIVE! On Sunset's blog, Facebook or Twitter and print out their 10% off flier to receive an additional discount on Friday purchases.

SoundCheck Hollywood "Black Friday" Sale
Indie record store SoundCheck Hollywood is offering in store specials beginning Friday, Nov. 25. Receive $10 cash back to spend at a later date with every $50 purchase spent in-store from Nov. 25 - Dec. 24. Also, shoppers will receive a free poster with purchase on Nov. 25.


H&M “Black Friday” Sale
Fashion finds starting at $5. First 100 people in line will receive scratch-offs valued up to $300. Store opens at 5 a.m. (8580 W. Sunset Blvd.)


Rosa Mexicano: Gift Cards Receive 30% Bonus
Receive a 30% bonus on all Rosa Mexicano gift card purchases over $100 when peruchased Nov. 25 - Nov. 30, 2011. (Purchase a gift card for $100, receive $130.) You can purchase gift cards at Rosa Mexicano or online at Please visit website for full details.

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