Friday, November 9, 2012

Turkeyless Thanksgiving Feasts

Posted By on Fri, Nov 9, 2012 at 1:15 PM

If you absolutely must gnaw on the carcass of a dead turkey on Thanksgiving, stop reading this ... now. If you're either a vegetarian or just into trying new things, however, we've got a couple of interesting alternatives for you to consider.

The first is the annual all-you-can-eat Thanksgiving feast at Govinda's at 711 E. Blacklidge Drive. The highlight of this event is the live turkey that roams around in magnificent splendor while you dine on some of the finest vegetarian fare in the city.

Govinda's also has a kick-ass pond with koi the size of small children in it. There's more on the restaurant here. Check the special events section for specifics on the Thanksgiving meal.

In other meatless Thanksgiving Day news, Lovin' Spoonfuls is also throwing a feast this year:

Lovin’ Spoonfuls Vegetarian Restaurant is offering our traditional feast on Thanksgiving Day. This meal will be available by reservation only and includes:

- Tossed organic spring salad with Sesame Dijon salad dressing

- Mock turkey in lemon tarragon sauce
- Mashed potatoes with mushroom burgundy gravy
- Orange sherry glazed yams
- Savory stuffing
- Homemade cranberry-walnut sauce
- Parslied corn
- Green beans almandine
- Oven fresh buns
- Old fashioned organic pumpkin pie
- Fountain beverage

The meal is 100% plant based. Gluten-free options are available. Please let us know at the time that you make your reservations if you require a gluten free meal.

The complete meal is $25.95 plus tax per person. Reserved seating is available from noon until 3:45 PM on Thanksgiving Day.

Comments (4)

Showing 1-4 of 4

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-4 of 4

Add a comment

Previously in the Range

More by Adam Borowitz

Today | Mon | Tue | Wed | Thu | Fri | Sat
DO(OM) Yoga

DO(OM) Yoga @ Floor Polish

Sundays, 8-9 p.m.

All of today's events | Staff Picks

Staff Pick

Tucson Greek Festival

Eat, Drink & Dance Like a Greek! Authentic Greek food and pastries Family friendly activities Live Greek… More

@ St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church Thu., Sept. 27, 5-10 p.m., Fri., Sept. 28, 5-11 p.m., Sat., Sept. 29, 4-11 p.m. and Sun., Sept. 30, 12-5 p.m. 1145 E. Fort Lowell Road.

» More Picks

Submit an Event Listing

Popular Content

  1. Humane Society of Southern Arizona Aims to Adopt Out 25 Pets on Friday (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  2. Marcus Coleman Named Inaugural Tucson Indoor Football Head Coach (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  3. Claytoon of the Day: Google Gestapo (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  4. David Garcia Declared Winner in the Arizona Democratic Governor's Race (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  5. McSally Cruising To Victory, Setting Up Expected November Showdown Against Sinema (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)

© 2018 Tucson Weekly | 7225 Mona Lisa Rd. Ste. 125, Tucson AZ 85741 | (520) 797-4384 | Powered by Foundation