The holiday season is suddenly upon us and with it comes a whirlwind of parties, dinners, gifts, and more. For those looking to streamline this happy and busy time, let one of Boulder’s fine dining establishments do the cooking. Regardless of your culinary needs, a plethora of top-rated restaurants stand ready to supply you and your loved ones with locally-sourced, delicious plates prepared by Boulder’s expert chefs.
This restaurant’s Thanksgiving spread incorporates both food and drink. Select rare vintages from its extensive wine list or order large format cocktails to accompany a home-cooked meal. To completely opt out of cooking, pre-order a turkey or capon, homemade pie, and cranberry sauce.
As one of Boulder’s top health food markets, Alfalfa’s provides a plethora of options for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. From breakfast quiche and fresh, seasonal fruit trays to antipasto platters and large, healthy salads, this high-end grocer can take some of the stress away from cooking for a lot of out-of-town visitors.
Celebrated for its exquisite picnic baskets, artisan cheeses, and cured meats, this Boulder favorite offers boxes and baskets for the wine lover, CBD connoisseur, and world-travelers who haven’t been able to wander quite as far in recent months. Cured also sells what it calls a “grazing table”, which is a characteristic setup that is both aesthetically pleasing and delectable. Great for holiday parties, this spread of fruits, meats, cheeses dips, and more is less formal than traditional catering but also offers plenty of food for party guests.
For the best bakesale on the block, stop by OAK at Fourteenth and pick up a rich, handcrafted holiday pie. Spiced Granny Smiths shine in the restaurant’s scratch-made apple pie, while an indulgent pumpin will inspire all the Thanksgiving traditions. Order a loaf of OAK’s sourdough or large-format punch to make your holiday meal even more delicious.
For libation-related holiday treats, visit Boulder Wine Merchant and choose from its wide variety of wine, craft beer, and spirits. Superior vinters, local distilleries, and rare craft beers are readily available at Boulder Wine Merchant and an expert guide is always at the ready to make solid recommendations.
Cook something other than turkey this Thanksgiving or curate a remarkable menu for December’s holiday parties. Blackbelly Market specializes in fine meats, artisan cheeses, handmade desserts, and catering. Order a specialty platter for drop off or show off your culinary skills by using the finest ingredients from Blackbelly.
Plan an awesome holiday party while supporting local business by ordering catering from any of these Boulder businesses. Treat loved ones to tasty treats, high-end charcuterie, and an evening to remember.