Thanksgiving Archives - Boston Magazine


From a festive menu by the Dinner at Mary's pop-up, the "OG Turducken" of roast turkey, confit duck, and chicken sausage with charred broccoli rabe and a THC-infused smoked cranberry glaze. Dinner at Mary's founder Sam Kanter shares her tips on incorporating cannabis edibles into your holiday feast.

Seven Tips For Bringing Cannabis Edibles to Your Holiday Dinner

The first holiday season approaches since Massachusetts residents have had recreational access to legal cannabis products, and the temptation might be strong to add the […]

City Life

Want to Avoid Boston’s Horrific Thanksgiving Traffic? Better Read This

If you’d prefer to kick off your Thanksgiving weekend joyfully anticipating good food and time well spent with family rather than flipping off fellow travelers […]

With Branch LIne's help, your Thanksgiving table can look like this

Here’s Where to Order Thanksgiving Catering in Boston

Volunteered to bring the pies, fix the sides, or even roast the turkey this Thanksgiving—and freaking out a bit as Thursday, November 28 draws near? […]

City Life

When to Drive (and When Not to Drive) on Thanksgiving

Driving on Thanksgiving in Boston, like in all American cities, is a disaster waiting to happen. Play your cards wrong, and you could end up spending […]

Both locations of Boston Chops are open Thanksgiving Day with steakhouse fare and holiday specials

17 Restaurants Taking Last-Minute Thanksgiving Reservations in Boston

Has Thanksgiving snuck up on you, early as it is this year on November 22? Don’t scramble under the stress of pulling together Thanksgiving Day […]


What to Eat (and Drink) Around Boston Over Thanksgiving Weekend

Safely For this special Wednesday edition of What to Eat (and Drink), remember to have a safe plan to get home whether you’re sticking around Boston […]

City Life

Police in Maine on Dumpster Turkeys: Don’t Eat Dumpster Turkeys

Please for the love of God do not eat turkeys out of a dumpster. This should be self-evident but it apparently is not. This much […]

The Castle Island Brewing taproom

Use This Discounted Lyft Code as Your Pre-Thanksgiving Designated Driver

Here’s hoping you’re already planning to get a lift home after catching up with hometown friends over a few pints this Thanksgiving eve. The popularity […]

Eataly Boston beer manager John McKusick's Thanksgiving beer recommendations

Nine Craft Beers for Your Holiday Table

A balanced sauvignon blanc or a bold Nebbiolo might be the more traditional drinks of choice to pair with a day of fall feasting. But […]


Chefs’ Guide to Shopping Locally for Thanksgiving

Volunteered to bring the appetizers, fix the sides, or even roast the turkey this Thanksgiving—and freaking out a bit as the holiday draws near? Take […]

Apples in an orchard
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The Most Popular Thanksgiving Google Searches in Boston

Thanksgiving weekend means a lot to Boston residents: eating fresh turkey while reassuring your niece from Belmont that she’ll definitely be accepted to Harvard; eating leftover […]

The long road ahead: I-93 South at rush hour.
City Life

This Is When Boston Traffic Is the Worst during Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a sport, and not just because of the action on the football field. The holiday’s varsity athletes go into the day with multi-pronged […]

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Quiz: Test Your New England Thanksgiving Knowledge

Content loading… Please enable javascript! Test Your New England Thanksgiving Knowledge Think you’re a Turkey Day expert? Prove it. Test Your New England Thanksgiving Knowledge […]

Roast turkey with rosemary and apples

20+ Boston Restaurants Open For Thanksgiving

The year is nearing its end, and with it, maybe so is your energy. This November, give yourself a break. Local chefs have drummed up […]


What an Early Thanksgiving Dinner Means for Your Digestion

Every Turkey Day, families gather ’round the table to dig into a Thanksgiving feast. Days of food preparation culminate in one seriously indulgent dinner—which often […]