Just in case you’re not in the cooking mood for that special day, here are some Thanksgiving destinations to enjoy both for the experience and the food:

Rotisserie Georgette – Zagat says: Gracious” owner Georgette Farkas is a “charmer” at her UES namesake, known for “impressive” rotisserie chicken and other “home-inspired” French cooking from an “attentive” staff; the “comfortable” atmosphere is “always a pleasure”, “but you do pay for it.If this sounds delicious to you, get the menu here.

Le Coq Rico – Zagat says: It’s “whole chicken heaven” at acclaimed chef Antoine Westermann’s Flatiron offshoot of a Paris standout where “French country–style” dishes featuring responsibly farmed birds (including hens, duck and squab) are “seriously delicious” (as are the egg starters); tabs run “pricey”, but “lovely” service is another reason this newcomer is “taking off.If you are saying, “yes and yes”, check out their savory menu.

Craft – Zagat says: “Still inventive, still exciting”, this “grown-up” Flatiron American from Top Chef star Tom Colicchio offers “simply yet expertly prepared” food that’s “perfect for group sharing”, served in “warm, modern” digs by a “terrific” team; though the “one-percenter” pricing suggests “special occasions”, it’s a “worthy splurge” at any time. If this is the restaurant for you, click here to begin salivating.

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