You’re not that into turkey. You and a few buddies decided to stay in town, avoid the airport insanity, and do something chill. Nobody’s picked up a turkey or organized a menu yet. But you really don’t want to go to a restaurant. I mean, this is Thanksgiving!
How about Momofuku bo ssäm to go?
Yup, Momofuku Ssäm Bar is serving up that famous slow-roasted pork shoulder with sides that almost had us calling our Aunt Gere Lou and feigning some exotic disease. There’s turkey hash and sweet potato gratin with maple and marshmallow; green been casserole with crispy shallots and mushrooms; biscuits with honey butter; and autumn squash pie. Whoa.
The whole kit and caboodle costs $350 and serves 8. About 45 bucks per head is a fraction of what you’d pay at most other restaurants or at Ssäm Bar itself, factoring in service—and as of Monday, 1 p.m. EST, there are two of these suckers left.
Chang freaks need to order by Tuesday at noon (though we bet they’ll disappear today), but fret not: No need to go totally Chang-less this Thanksgiving, as Má Pêche has plenty of reservations left, too. (Apparently David is no fan of turkey, as he’ll be serving “beef 7 ways” from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., for $95 per head.)
Má Pêche [Midtown]
15 W. 56th Street, Manhattan
Momofuku Ssäm Bar [East Village]
207 Second Avenue, Manhattan
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