PeanutsHappyThanksgivingHappy Thanksgiving! It’s one of my favorite holidays….Celebrate gratitude with friends and family.

Here are a few more restaurants that will serving a traditional Thanksgiving. Just in case you are not in the mood to cook….

Always call to confirm with the restaurant. DON’T FORGET…YOU MUST MAKE A RESERVATION!!!

In Culver City…

AKASHAAkasha Bakery and Restaurant will offer a three course Thanksgiving Day feast.

Enjoy herb-roasted turkey, market fish with crab remoulade and cornbread pecan stuffing or tofu-based entrees and an old fashioned pie buffet.

Price: $65 per Adult, $35 children 12 and under. Beverages not included.

Where: Akasha Bakery and Restaurant, 9543 Culver Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232
When: 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Phone: (310) 845-1700
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In Santa Monica…

Lares Restaurant is open 365 days a year and has been serving up delicous mexican food since 1968.

EPICO-LARESLogonjoy a traditional Thanksgiving dinner, with all the trimmings. Their always tasty mexican food will also be available, if you’ve got a hankering for a buriito.

Price: $17.95

Where: Lares Restaurant, 2909 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405
Phone: (310) 829-4559

Or in Malibu….The Charthouse (18412 Pacific Coast Highway), offers a prix fixe 29.95.

If you Thanksgiving ghords-pumkinsknow someone in need or find yourself having financial troubles, there are always wonderful people who step forward to help…Yes sometimes, it’s hard to accept…but hey it’s Thanksgiving…just say thanks and accept the kindness….after all that is what Thanksgiving is all about!

In Venice…

Bellissimo Venice supports the Venice community with “Venice Beach Turkey Day Give Away.”

BelliThurs 11.28 FeedtheNeedssimo will be serving free coffee, pastries and turkey sandwiches to all of those in need. They encourage everyone in the community that can do so to come out and help support the cause!

“There is no better way to start your Thanksgiving Day then to give thanks to the less fortunate in our city” says Sam Feldman of Bellissimo.

Bellissimo will also be hosting a Donation drive at 68 N. Venice. Food and/or financial contributions will be accepted Wednesday from 7:30 am – 8 pm

What: Free Turkey for the Needy
Where: Bellissimo, 68 N. Venice Ave., Venice, 90291
When: Thanksgiving Day 10 a.m- 1:30 pm (while supplies last)