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Old 10-19-2011, 10:02 PM
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I know it's a little early to be thinking of Thanksgiving, but it will be here before we know it. I am waffling between taking the family out for T-giving or ordering a prepared meal with all the trimmings. When I lived in Florida, Publix was the "go to" source for T-day meals...but I have no clue who does that here. Suggestions for a meal-pick-up or catering service?
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Old 10-20-2011, 06:33 AM
 
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We had a bunch of threads about this last year - I'm someone will answer your questions but if you want to see what people had to say in 2010, put "triangle Thanksgiving" in the search function.

Good luck!
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Old 10-20-2011, 06:51 AM
 
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I suggest K&W cafeteria in Cameron Village! They have specials for take-out holiday meals.
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Old 10-20-2011, 07:53 AM
 
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We ordered our Thanksgiving meal from Kroger last year & they did a very nice job.
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Old 10-20-2011, 08:38 AM
 
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While I haven't had a whole meal from Fresh Market, the Thanksgiving sides I've had have been quite good. Now that I'm vegetarian I'll just be going to the big vegan Thanksgiving dinner in Durham. :-)
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Old 10-20-2011, 10:19 AM
 
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We ordered our Thanksgiving meal from Kroger last year & they did a very nice job.
We got ours from Harris Teeter. The meal was fine, but I wasn't expecting to basically have to cook everything. It did save on prep time and some of the cooking time, but we still took over 1.5 hours to finish cooking the turkey and all of the sides.
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Old 10-20-2011, 03:39 PM
 
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While I haven't had a whole meal from Fresh Market, the Thanksgiving sides I've had have been quite good. Now that I'm vegetarian I'll just be going to the big vegan Thanksgiving dinner in Durham. :-)
We have been party to a t-day dinner from Fresh Market--and the "fresh" turkey that my relative picked up was frozen on the inside.

Whole Foods does a gorgeous meal.
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Old 10-20-2011, 03:51 PM
 
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We've picked up from Boston Market before (did not pre-order). It was fabulous, hot, and ready to eat.
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Old 10-22-2011, 09:54 AM
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We had a bunch of threads about this last year - I'm someone will answer your questions but if you want to see what people had to say in 2010, put "triangle Thanksgiving" in the search function.

Good luck!
I thought I posted in one of those threads (to "bump" it), but I guess it ended up being its own thread. Anyway, thanks for the suggestions -- I did that before I posted.

What about upscale hotels in the area? Besides the Umstead, which hotels would you classify as "really nice"? I'm thinking of shaking things up this year and doing something really different. Even a (local) change of scenery for the long weekend might be just the ticket.
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Old 10-22-2011, 02:23 PM
 
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I thought I posted in one of those threads (to "bump" it), but I guess it ended up being its own thread. Anyway, thanks for the suggestions -- I did that before I posted.

What about upscale hotels in the area? Besides the Umstead, which hotels would you classify as "really nice"? I'm thinking of shaking things up this year and doing something really different. Even a (local) change of scenery for the long weekend might be just the ticket.
WE go to the Washington Duke Inn now as a horde (there are about 15 of us) and it's really very nice. If you have children in your party there is a special kid-height table. Last year they had a whoopie pie station (made to order). I love it, but they don't make "regular" traditional trimmings as much as they do gourmet. Very yummy, but I'm still bummed about not getting my sweet potato casserole
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