If you have your own secret recipe for Thanksgiving then here is a list of places where you can get a hold of the fowl and pies for your homemade dinner.
Schindler’s Food Center
This German food store or more like a butcher has a wide selection of meats including ham, German sausages, bread, cheeses, and snacks. They will have frozen turkey available that starts at RMB 60-70kg. This favorite go-to place is usually sold out therefore it’s best to call and put in your order sooner. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 6591 9370.
April Gourmet, Jenny Lou’s, Jenny Wangs, and DDs (Near Beijing Riviera and Pinnacle Avenue in Shunyi) will all have frozen turkey available at their various branches. The starting rate for most of these are RMB 65/kg at any of the stores. You will get most of the things you will need to make a complete homemade dinner such as pumpkin spice, cranberries, gravy, and stuffing ingredients.
The meats section will have a wide ranging of turkey available and if you have a contact it’s best to have them delivery at your house. Price will change dramatic from store to store but most will start from RMB 50/kg. The stores on your way to the meat section, one can get a hold of the basic ingredients such as gravy, breaded stuffing, cranberries (canned or not), pumpkins, pumpkin spice.
This French artisanal is one of Beijing’s long standing butcheries that provides families with the bigger sized Turkeys such as a 22kg. The prices usually starts at RMB 70/kg. You can buy quality beef, veal, lamb, cheese, sausages, and much more at their Xingfucun location. Best to place your order by emailing email@example.com or call 6417 0489.
Pies, Pies, Pies…
Thanksgiving can’t be Thanksgiving with the sweet side available. Here are four options to try and get your ready made or made to order pumpkin pie:
This bakery shop has two stores, one near Ditan Park and the other at Indigo Mall. People can purchase using their online store or Taobao. They have an assortment of desserts and have a 6 people Pumpkin Pie at RMB 199. Order at least 24 hours before to ensure you get your hands on this holiday favorite. Note: The website and Taobao are in Chinese only.
Two Guys and a Pie
This savory pies local favorite does tend to give the sweet tooth lovers a Pumpkin pie family size at RMB 120 that’s available during the holidays. Order at least 24-48 hours in advance.
Well with the name Chunky Punkin’ and the description, “fresh baked Japanese pumpkins add a sweetness to this fall treat,’ the brains behind Rager Pie would like to make this sweet pie a must have. A 2 inch is going for RMB 25 while the 9 inch is RMB 99. The 9 inch serves up to 5-6 people. Orders have to be made 24 hours in advance. This hutong favorite will be a go-to for many living in the area, therefore get your orders in way ahead of the crowd!
This German pastry delight will offer made-to-order pies during the week of Thanksgiving. They have pumpkin, pecan, white chocolate pecan pie to order from for RMB 198. The pies can serve up to 6people. Orders have to be made at least 24 hours before.