Thanksgiving — a day when friends and family gather to enjoy a bountiful meal — is upon us.
But, of course, things don't always go as planned: The turkey overcooks, your drunk uncle shows up, or someone forgets to bring dessert.
To ensure your Thursday runs smoothly, consult this handy survival guide. Below, you'll find tips on where to get the perfect pie, how to host Friendsgiving, the best things to buy for your dinner, and where to get a good Thanksgiving meal at a restaurant.
Thanksgiving 2019: Miami Restaurant Brunch Guide. Wondering which Miami restaurants are serving Thanksgiving brunch? Here are the tastiest options. Brunches listed are for Thursday, November 28, unless noted otherwise. Prices do not include tax or tip.
The Best Pies in Miami for Your Thanksgiving Table. This year, scrap the insipid freezer-aisle pie crust and canned filling and snag an elegant Thanksgiving confection that will wow your guests and save your sanity.
Skip the Pumpkin Pie and Feast on the Salty Donut's Thanksgiving Treats. Following last year's success, the Salty Donut's two stores, in Wynwood and South Miami, will be open on Thanksgiving. However, to guarantee a platter of doughnuts appears in your holiday spread, order a box in advance.
Your Trader Joe's Thanksgiving Shopping List. Whether you're planning the feast or bringing a side, Trader Joe's is a mecca for holiday finds. We scoured the aisles of your favorite grocery store to find the best items for your Thanksgiving table. Best of all: Almost everything on this list is under $10.
Friendsgiving Tips From Chat Chow's Giovanny Gutierrez. Gio Gutierrez’s popularity makes him the go-to among his friends during the holidays for party-planning ideas and drink recipes. He’s been hosting and attending Friendsgiving gatherings for years. This year alone, he has plans to attend four Friendsgiving events — in addition to a traditional Thanksgiving meal with his immediate family.
Thanksgiving 2019: Miami Restaurant Dinner Guide. If you want to wine and dine in good company without the mess of cooking, Miami's restaurants have your back. For Thanksgiving, local eateries are making merry with multicourse feasts. All you have to do is take a seat at the table, give thanks, and enjoy the festivities.
Keep Miami New Times Free... Since we started Miami New Times, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Miami, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Miami with no paywalls.