Satisfy your Thanksgiving cravings at these local restaurants

You shouldn’t have to wait until the holiday to enjoy savory and sweet Thanksgiving treats — just head to these local eateries.

The window of Proper Pie Co.

Order savory and sweet pies online or at Proper Pie’s takeaway window.

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In the spirit of giving thanks and eating good, we’re doing a recurring series in the newsletter to highlight where in Richmond you can satisfy your Thanksgiving cravings before the big feast.


🍗 Izzy’s Kitchen, 2901 Park Ave.
Try a Turkey Pesto Club or Wild Hokie — or get a platter for a small crowd.

🥪 Perly’s, 111 E. Grace St.
The Rachel has turkey, slaw, russian dressing, and swiss on rye.

🐷 Dot’s Back Inn, 4030 MacArthur Ave.
If the main bird isn’t your thing, savor the seasonal flavors of the Chicken Smithfield with ham, mushrooms, and onions in a cream sauce.


🍠 Africanne On Main, 1102 W. Main St.
Load up your plate with candied yams, mac and cheese greens, and cornbread.

🧀 Alamo BBQ, 2202 Jefferson Ave.
Get a kick out of their Jalapeno Mac and Cheese.

🥬 Southern Kitchen Restaurant, 541 N. 2nd St.
Sample a Southern Roll, their spin on an egg roll with chicken, collards, and cabbage.


🥧 Proper Pie Company, 2505 E. Broad St.
Grab a slice of the Pumpkin & Salted Caramel or the Sweet Potato Pecan Streusel.

🍁 Whisk, 2100 E. Main St.
The Maple Pecan Monkey Bread is available on weekends.

🍎 Sunflower Gardenz, 3436 Parkwood Ave.
Try the Salted Caramel Apple Galette from this all-vegan bakery.

Bonus: If you want an in-store option, Richmond-born Joyebells Sweet Potato Pies are now available in all Food Lions.

Let us know where you’d go to get your Thanksgiving fix early — and look out for our thoughts on the main course later this month.

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