Sons of Essex Releases Thanksgiving Menu; Teams with Lower East Side BID

Posted on: November 22nd, 2011 at 4:41 pm by

With Thanksgiving nearly upon us, many of the local neighborhood eateries are rolling out their special menus. Month-old Sons of Essex, the popular joint venture between Matt Levine and Michael Shah at 133 Essex Street, is no exception, having just released its own holiday offering.

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As part of the festivities, Sons of Essex is teaming up with the Lower East Side BID, with $6 from each person going toward the non-profit organization.  The funds will be spent on programs and services for the Lower East Side community.  Also, the first 100 heads to order the pre-fix Thanksgiving meal will receive a complimentary LES tee.

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Herewith, their Thanksgiving Day menu, hot off the press. Hungry patrons can make reservations by heading to the official website or calling the establishment at (212) 674-7100.

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$56 Per Person; 3 pm – 11 pm

STARTERS FOR TABLE
Homemade Corn Chorizo Dill Bread
Guss’ Lower East Side Pickles

Soup/Salad
(Choose One)

Tomato Cheddar Soup
thin puree of local market tomatoes and cheddar cheese

Thanksgiving Salad
mesclun greens, green beans, sauteed cubed sweet potato, crumbled blue cheese, cranberry truffle vinaigrette

APPETIZER
(Choose One)

Eggplant Parmigiana
roman tomato stuffed with eggplant parmigiana

Sweet Potato Pie Empanadas
whipped sweet potatoes and marshmallows filled inside flaky Latin pastry

Naked Ravioli
fresh sheep’s milk ricotta, truffle cream

ENTREE
(Choose One)

“Wild Turkey American Honey Liqueur” brined Turkey
carved white meat turkey, topped with bourbon gravy

Herb Crusted Salmon
sage, rosemary, tarragon crusted salmon, cranberry reductions sauce, roasted fennel

Pork Loin
topped with sauteed apples and apple pie crumbs

Lobster Pot Pie
chunks of Maine lobster, served in crock, puff pastry

Five Spice Rubbed Fried Turkey Wings
deep fried brined turkey wing

SIDE
(Choose One)

LES Cranberry Sauce
apple, cranberry sauce, candied walnuts, dates

Vegetarian Stuffing
homemade vegetable stuffing

Green Bean Casserole
sauteed mushrooms topped with goat cheese and frizzled onions

Bone Marrow Mash Potatoes

Sauteed Brussell Sprouts
brown sage butter with pine nuts and bacon

Truffle Mac N Cheese
elbow macaroni, gruyere, truffle cheese sauce

DESSERT
(Choose One)

Butterscotch Pudding w/ Brulee Bananas
Apple Crub Tart
Fired Chocolate Truffle Wontons w/ Hot Butter Rum Dipping Sauce

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