Your definitive guide to all the hunger-inducing holiday happenings this Thanksgiving on The Strip.  Plus a few of our favorite Sunset Strip regulars share with us what they are most thankful for this year…


“I am most thankful for my family – my wife and amazing new son Ace.  Also always thankful for our friends and the times we’ve had, and will have on The Sunset Strip and beyond!” – Cisco Adler


Andaz West Hollywood

For those who just can’t wait till dinner time, the Riot House Restaurant at Andaz is inviting friends and neighbors to join them for a Bottomless Thanksgiving Brunch.  Indulge in a delectable buffet brunch spread that includes fresh eggs, farmer’s market whole fruit, Belgian waffles, pastries with house-made marmalade, coffee, and of course bottomless mimosas and bloody marys (for an additional $13).  $49 per person, $25 for children under 12 yrs.  www.westhollywood.andaz.hyatt.com


“I am most thankful for all the teachers that have come into my life.  Life lessons are a good source of inspiration and a huge growing point if you choose to keep growing and not lose faith in yourself or your beliefs.  I am also thankful to be alive in such a wild time on this planet!” – Django Stewart (Nightmare and the Cat)


House of Blues

The original HOB in Cambridge, MA opened its doors in 1992 by feeding the local homeless community, and this tradition has continued now for over 20 years.  As part of the company’s nationwide Feed The Souls Campaign, HOB employees along with volunteers from the community will be serving Thanksgiving meals to over 1,000 less fortunate individuals in the L.A. area.  Doors open at 10 a.m.  www.hob.com


“I’m most thankful for my wife Ace, family and friends…  Oh and my French bulldogs Lola and Bowie; and thank God I found rock n’ roll!” – Matt Sorum (Guns N’ Roses)


The London West Hollywood

Upscale eatery Gordon Ramsey inside The London will be offering their own unique take on haute cuisine, serving up a special three course prix fixe menu of both traditional (roasted organic turkey with sage stuffing) and untraditional (beef wellington) Thanksgiving Day fare.  Restaurant opens at 11:30 a.m.  $95 per person.  www.thelondonwesthollywood.com


“My answer is a pretty boring one, but it’s the truth…  My loved ones.”  – Jimmy Gnecco (Ours)


Rainbow Bar and Grill

For all your rock n’ roll orphans, the Bow will be serving up a traditional Thanksgiving dinner for $23.95 (this in addition to their usual full menu).  Doors open at 3 p.m.  www.rainbowbarandgrill.com


“I’m thankful for my friends, family, girlfriend, new band (The Beta Machine) and not yet needing Cialis.” – Jeff Friedl (A Perfect Circle/Puscifer/The Beta Machine)


Saddle Ranch Chop House

Serving up their own cowboy-sized portions take on the traditional Thanksgiving day meal, SR will be offering a prix fixe menu featuring a main course of oven roasted turkey with gravy plus all the classic fixings.  Doors open at 11 a.m.  Adults are $22.99 and kids under 12 are $9.99.  www.thesaddleranch.com


“I’m thankful for (insert local sports team’s name here).  Hooray hooray!  We’re number one!  Go (insert local mascot’s name here)!” – Matt McJunkins (A Perfect Circle/Puscifer/The Beta Machine)


Skybar at Mondrian

Giving thanks for a wonderful year, the good folks at Skybar want to give back to you this Wednesday at their pre T-Day soirée – The Big Thanks Eve.  Featuring a hosted (yes that means free) cocktail hour, sounds by DJ Diallo and a chance to win a two night hotel stay, this event is definitely a do not miss!  Doors open at 8 p.m.  RSVP recommended.  www.skybarlosangeles.com


“I’m thankful for my health, my family, my job and I’m thankful to anyone that has ever given me a chance.” – Ted Stryker (On-air personality, KROQ)


Sunset Marquis

Cavatina, the romantic garden restaurant at the Sunset Marquis Hotel, is offering a special prix fixe Thanksgiving menu drawn from traditional and seasonal autumn dishes including: butternut squash soup, roasted cauliflower with dry jack cheese, and Brussels sprouts with bacon and jalapeño.  In addition to turkey, you can also choose prime rib-eye steak or slow-roasted ocean trout.  Cost is $65 per person.  www.sunsetmarquis.com


“I’m most grateful that I’m not dead or in prison.” – Mickey Avalon





— Handpicked by Brent X Mendoza


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