Austin ISD Thanksgiving meal pickup
Toney Burger Stadium, 3200 Jones Road, Austin
Austin ISD announced Nov. 18 it has partnered with the Central Texas Food Bank to provide free meals for students to last over Thanksgiving break. Meals can be picked up at a mass distribution event Nov. 23 from 9 a.m.-noon p.m. at Toney Burger Stadium, 3200 Jones Road.
The school district is distributing 7-day meal packs as well as an assortment of food items, including produce, dairy and protein products, according to AISD’s Nov. 18 news release.
The meal packs include food that has been cooked and prepared by AISD staff. The meals can be chilled and served cold for families to take home and reheat.
According to the district, meal packs are free to any child under age 19 as well as to special education students over age 19 or individuals enrolled in school in order to complete a high school diploma.
Families or caregivers can secure the meal packs without children present by providing documentation, such as a birth certificate, student ID card, report card or attendance record, at the time of pickup.
Meals will be available during the mass distribution event until all packages are handed out, the district said.
Rudy’s Country Store and Bar-B-Q
7709 RM 620, Austin
This holiday season, Rudy’s Country Store and Bar-B-Q will begin taking Thanksgiving orders Nov. 1 for pickup. Options include a 3.5-pound whole smoked turkey breast and a 70-pound smoked spiral-glazed ham. Rudy’s also offers a variety of menu options and sides. Pricing information can be found on the company’s website.
11600 Rock Rose, Ste. 100, Austin
Bakery Lorraine in Domain Northside is selling pies ahead of Thanksgiving. Orders are open through Nov. 22. The bakery is selling its Dutch apple pie, a roasted pumpkin pie and a Jack Daniel’s pecan pie. Each pie is $26, and they can be ordered through Bakery Lorraine’s website.
Slab BBQ & Beer
9012 Research Blvd., Austin
North Austin barbecue restaurant Slab BBQ & Beer is selling smoked Thanksgiving turkeys this year. Customers can also purchase Slab BBQ’s sides alongside the 14- to 16-pound turkey, priced at $55. The meals are available for pickup Nov. 25 and can be ordered online.
Southside Market & BBQ
10515 N. MoPac, Ste. B-225, Austin
The Austin location of Southside Market & BBQ is taking Thanksgiving meal orders through Nov. 22 on its website. Pickup days are Nov. 24-25. Meal options range in price from $55-$85 and may include a whole smoked turkey, sausage dressing, smoked pork loins and other traditional Thanksgiving sides.
12233 N. RM 620, Ste. 105, Austin
Interstellar BBQ is accommodating online ordering for pickup and delivery through its website. The restaurant includes a selection of sides, barbecued meats, desserts and ready-to-eat meals. Larger family meal packages include a 6-pound whole brisket, a smoked and sliced turkey breast and a whole rack of pork spare ribs. Customers can also purchase larger catering orders in advance. A full list of menu items and pricing information is available on the restaurant’s website.
2521 Rutland Drive, Austin
North Austin Italian fine cuisine institution Andiamo Ristorante is selling an assortment of its sides ahead of Thanksgiving. The restaurant is selling pumpkin ravioli, fresh bread, butternut squash soup, roasted red potatoes and asparagus. A family-style order includes two servings of all sides for $55. Email [email protected] to place an order.
Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille
11801 Domain Blvd., Austin
Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille in Domain Northside is offering Thanksgiving meals for both dine-in and takeout service. The meals are $45 per person or $139 for a family-style dinner to go. The meals include smoked turkey breast with gravy, cranberry relish and more. Orders can be made on the steakhouse’s website.
Bigg Belly BBQ Co.
9313 Anderson Mill Road, Austin
Northwest Austin barbecue food truck Bigg Belly BBQ Co. is taking advance orders for Thanksgiving turkeys. Customers can call ahead to order a 10- to 15-pound turkey for $60 or a 16- to 20-pound turkey for $70.
12709 N. MoPac, Austin
Garbo’s is selling its lobster rolls and pies for Thanksgiving, with pickup available from its new North Austin restaurant. The seafood restaurant is selling whole Key lime pies and pumpkin pies for $35 each, as well as lobster roll packages ranging from $28 to $110 per order. Customers can order on Garbo’s website, and pickup is scheduled for Nov. 25.