Thanksgiving takeout


POSTED: Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Rather spend the holiday relaxing instead of slaving over a hot stove? Here's a list of restaurants that help make that happen yet let you dine in the comfort of your own home. Note deadlines on ordering and payment.

» 3660 on the Rise: Ready to eat, served warm. Includes 12- to 14-pound roast turkey, mashed potatoes, apple-smoked bacon and Maui onion stuffing, fresh cranberry relish, sauteed vegetables, mesclun of Nalo greens with lemon miso dressing, pumpkin cheesecake and taro rolls. Serves 8 to 10; $150. Pickup 11 a.m. to noon. Prepay to reserve; call 737-1177.

» Diamond Head Market & Grill: Heat-and-eat meal (fully cooked; allow two hours to reheat). Includes 14- to 16-pound roasted turkey with fresh herb gravy, roasted garlic mashed potatoes, wild mushroom-brioche stuffing, edamame-corn succotash, candied sweet potato, fresh cranberry-orange compote, dinner rolls and pumpkin pecan crunch. Serves 8 to 10; $180 (heated single dinners are $20). Prepayment required; call 732-0077.

» Hyatt Regency Waikiki: Hot meals include a 10- to 12-pound turkey, chestnut and sage dressing, homemade mashed potatoes and giblet gravy, corn chowder, rolls and butter, buttered corn, cranberry relish, candied yams and pumpkin pie. Serves 4 to 6; $95. Supply is limited so order early. Call 24-hour hot line at 528-6066.

» Kahala Hotel & Resort: Ready to eat; includes 12- to 14-pound roast turkey, chestnut stuffing, herb-scented gravy, mashed potatoes, autumn vegetables with spiced roasted pumpkin seeds, cranberry sauce, ciabatta bread, garden salad with lilikoi vinaigrette and pumpkin pie. Serves 5; $150. Reservations required. Pickup 4-7 p.m. Nov. 25 or 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Nov. 26. Call 739-8760.

» Pacific Beach Hotel: Heat and eat. Includes 10- to 12-pound roast turkey, sausage stuffing, garlic herb mashed potatoes, giblet gravy, corn and edamame succotash, cranberry relish, candied yams, sweet bread rolls and pumpkin pie. Serves 6 to 8; $89. Payment due by Nov. 20. Drive-through pickup 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call 921-6137 or e-mail .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

» Whole Foods Market: Heat-and-eat meal includes 10- to 12-pound turkey, stuffing, gravy, mashed potatoes and cranberry sauce. Serves 6; $109.99. To order, or for turkey upgrades, additional sides, dessert options and other holiday meals, call 738-0820. Order early. (For individual plates, the market's hot bar will be offering turkey and sides on Thanksgiving Day.)

» Willows: Includes 10- to 12-pound herb-crusted roast turkey with garlic herb seasoning, chilled antipasto salad, sweet dinner rolls, potato spinach and cheese casserole, roasted garlic and shallot gravy, whole cranberry sauce, stuffing and choice of pumpkin or custard pie. Serves 4 to 6; $92.95. Call 952-9200.