Drink + Dine

How to Celebrate Friendsgiving the sbe Way

November 17, 2016
Written by: Yasha Wallin

With the invention of Friendsgiving, Thanksgiving got twice as delicious. Now, you can not only feast to your hearts’ content with family on November 24—by celebrating Friendsgiving with your closest crew, you can do it all over again. And lucky us, there are several places around the country hosting epic holiday meals so there’s no need figuring out how to use a baster, or how to get those mashed potatoes extra fluffy. Below, a few great spots to get your turkey on:

Where: Cleo at The Redbury Hollywood
When: November 14 – 18
What: A Friendsgiving feast with a variety of shared plates. For every four friends you bring, Cleo gives you a complimentary bottle of wine—that’s definitely something to be thankful for. Reserve here.

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Where: Katsuya Hollywood

When: Wednesday, November 23
What: Katsuya is kicking off a “Black Wednesday” happy hour, so indulge in a few craft cocktails with friends before meeting up with the family the following day. Reserve here.


Where: Tres by José Andrés

When: Thursday, November 24
What: If you’re an early bird, go for the brunch starting at 11 am at just $65 per person; if you can’t start feasting that early, dinner starts at 4 pm, with a 3 course prix fixe menu at $55 per person. Reserve here.


Where: The Bazaar by José Andrés Beverly Hills
When: Thursday, November 24
What: Thanksgiving Jose’s way will leave you wanting for nothing, with a prix fixe menu that includes whole lobster with truffle butter, mashed sweet potatoes with passion fruit marshmallow, pumpkin cremosa with mascarpone ice cream, and much more. Reserve here.

Philly Cheesesteak from The Bazaar by José Andrés at SLS South Beach

Where: Cleo at The Redbury Hollywood
When: Thursday, November 24
What: A Thanksgiving menu with a Mediterranean twist. This hot spot features mezzes served family style, with your choice of salads, entrees, sides and desserts. For only $68, sit back, relax and let us do the cooking. Reserve here.

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Where: Fi’lia at SLS Brickell

When: Anytime, with a reservation
What: The new Fi’lia at SLS Brickell is an Italian food lovers’ paradise. In the spirit of keeping it family style—how many Italians eat—Fi’lia offers extra large menu items like wood grilled 42oz Bisteca Fiorentino and Fish Stew, plus any number of delicious shareable items like fresh pizzas and hand-made pastas. Reserve here.

Fish stew