Holiday specials: Thanksgiving dinner at The C Restaurant + Bar

If you’re looking to give the oven a break this year and take your Thanksgiving feast on the road for a dinner out, consider checking out The C Restaurant + Bar at the InterContinental’s Clement Hotel on Cannery Row.

The three-course menu includes an appetizer, entree and dessert for $48 per person. (Thanksgiving dinner is also available for children 12 and under for $19.50 per person.) The C is holding two seatings: 12 PM to 3 PM and 5 PM to 9 PM. Call 831-375-4800 for reservations.

This year, I’m staying in for Thanksgiving, but last year, I had a delightful dinner at The C. Their kitchen whips up some delicious meals any time of the year, and you can’t beat the view.

Take a peek at the full menu below the fold . . .

Thanksgiving Dinner at The C Restaurant + Bar

Starter
Coppa with Quince Mostarda with Crostini & Pasolivo Olive Oil

Sommelier’s Suggested Wine Pairing: Veuve Clicquot, Yellow Label, NV, France, $19.50 per glass

Appetizers, choice of:
Local Butternut Squash Soup with Caramelized Apples & Spiced Crème Fraîche

Belgian Endive Salad with Shaved Celery, Grapes, Farro, Cheddar & Apple Cider Vinaigrette

Herb Gnocchi with Tuscan Kale, Wild Mushrooms & Vella Dry Jack Cheese

Grilled Vegetable & Rock Shrimp Salad with Butterbeans, Bakers Double Smoked Bacon & Mustard Vinaigrette

Sommelier’s Suggested Wine Pairing: Jordan, Chardonnay, Russian River, Sonoma, 2009, $15.00 per glass

Entrée, choice of:
Thyme Roasted Turkey Breast with Leg Confit, Sourdough-Wild Rice Stuffing, Mashed Sweet Potatoes, Roasted Cauliflower, Potato Gratin, Giblet Gravy

Pan Seared Sea Bass with Roasted Fennel, Fregola Pasta, Pine Nuts & Arugula Pesto

Grilled Artichoke Risotto with Rainbow Chard, Grilled Baby Leeks, & Chardonnay Sauce

Smoked Pork Rib Chop with White Corn Polenta, Brussels Sprouts & Autumn Fruit Chutney

Sommelier’s Suggested Wine Pairing: Le Mistral, Joseph Phelps, Rhône Red Wine Blend, Monterey, 2008, $15.50 per glass

Desserts, choice of:
Pumpkin Crème Brûlée with Hazelnut Biscotti

Pecan Tart with Bourbon Sauce & Chantilly Cream

Warm Apple Pie with Oatmeal Streusel, Vanilla Ice Cream

Sommelier’s Suggested Wine Pairing: Dolce, Napa Valley, 2006, $19.00 per glass

 

Served with: Pecan Raisin Bread, Pumpkin-Butter & Cranberry Sauce

Cost: $48.00 ++ per person, $19.50 ++ per Child (12years and under), tax, tip and beverages not included

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