|Truffles at Little Owl|
Monday, November 19:Let's just put all thoughts of being good aside, it's Thanksgiving Week and you should just go all out an indulge. Start at Little Owl in the West Village, which received their shipment of White Truffles last week. Chef Joey Campanaro has released a special menu of items like white truffle veal ravioli with sauteed cabbage and veal jus, and they'll be served until the expensive ingredient runs out.
Tuesday, November 20:The New York restaurant community has really come together to help Governor, a new eatery in Dumbo that was devastated during Hurricane Sandy. Tonight, Eleven Madison Park will host chef Brad McDonald for a fundraising dinner in the restaurant's private dining room. $250 gets you a seven course meal with wine parings, and the funds will go toward the rebuilding efforts (212-889-0905).
Wednesday, November 21:
Thanksgiving eve is one of the biggest drinking days of they year, and you can expect NYC's bars to be packed. Stop by The Garden at Studio Square, which will offer $12 pitchers of beer throughout the night along with $3 shots of Jager and $15 pitchers of rum punch. A live DJ will play throughout the night.
Thursday, November 22:Happy Thanksgiving! If you waited to the last minute to make your dining plans, or if you woke up hungover and just can't bear to actually cook that turkey, check out this list of restaurants serving Thanksgiving dinner here.
Friday, November 23:Put your wine knowledge to the test at Union Square bar Corkbuzz, which will host a blind-tasting happy hour from 5 to 6 PM. For $15, you get pours of six wines and can use your powers of drunken deduction to figure out what they are.
Saturday, November 24:Head over to The Smith's new location in Lincoln Square to check out their just-launched Brunch. Keep the Thankgiving week party going with some $8 Bloody Marys and Bellinis.
Sunday, November 25:
Head over to Brad Farmerie's Public for their five-course Sunday supper, which features a rotating selection of five courses for $50. The restaurant recently celebrated its nine-year anniversary, and it shows no sign of giving up it's hot spot status.