Several restaurants in town are celebrating Thanksgiving a day early with feasts set for Wednesday evening. The night before Thanksgiving is traditionally the biggest night for bar business across the city. It’s also a chance to avoid having to cook a big meal the night before the big meal. So enjoy any of the following offerings:
Bin 555 at the Alley on Bitters, 555 W. Bitters Road, (210) 496-0555 — The special is a three-course prix fixe for $25, or $40 with wine pairings. Menu items include a choice of Autumn Squash Chowder or Butterleaf Salad, followed by Pan-seared Salmon served with Pearl Farmers Market vegetable, Miso Buerre Blanc, Garlic Chip and Black Garlic Coulis; Holiday-spiced Porchetta with Sweet Potato Brussels Sprouts Hash and Orange Apple Chutney; or Vital Farms Chicken Breast with Apple Fennel Sage Sausage, Pecan, and Cornbread Dressing, Potato Galette. Dessert is either Jason Dady’s Nutella Trio or Cafe Bread Pudding.
Tost BistroBar, 14415 Blanco Road, (210) 408-2670 — Tost is offering a three-course special on Wednesday featuring a choice of Tost’s Signature Brussels Sprout Salad or Butternut Squash Bisque swirled with Maple Creme Fraiche, followed by a choice of Turkey Roulade with Cornbread Stuffing & Cranberry Gastrique or Lamb Shank with Baby Carrots, Mashed Potatoes, Horseradish Creme and Aus Jus. Dessert is Pumpkin Mousse topped with Candied Pecans. The cost of the meal is $35 plus tax and tip.
Tre Trattoria Alamo Heights, 4003 Broadway, (210) 805-0333 — The special dinner begins with antipasti served family style, followed by a choice of Slow-roasted Caprese, Roasted Butternut Squash Bisque or Snapper Crudo. Second course is Pumpkin Ale-braised Beef Short Rib Ragu, Roasted Local “Half” Chicken or Grilled Crispy Skin Rainbow Trout. Dessert is either Nutella x 3 or House-made Pumpkin Bread with pecan ice cream. The price is $34.50 per guest plus tax and 18 percent tip.
Tre Trattoria Downtown,401 S. Alamo St., (210) 223-0401 — The multi-course special includes choice of Frisse and Buffalo Burrata Salad or House-cured Salumi Plate, followed by choice of Pasta a la Amatriciana or Slow-roasted Cornish Hen. Dessert is either Nutella x 3 or house-made Walnut Torte with Pumpkin Chantilly. The price is $25 a person plus tax and 18 percent tip.