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.