Eat and Drink One-bite Thanksgiving feasts to stuff in your mouth before Turkey Day By MELISSA KRAVITZ firstname.lastname@example.org Updated November 17, 2015 12:19 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email It's time to gobble up all the flavors of Thanksgiving! Turkey, cranberries and stuffing may go together better than any three foods in the American diet, but there's no reason to wait until Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015, to enjoy them all at once. From Thanksgiving croissants to Thanksgiving dumplings (New York, we're still waiting for a Thanksgiving bagel and schmear), here's how to get your fix of Thanksgiving flavor before Turkey Day. Thanksgiving dumplings at Mimi Cheng's Photo Credit: Mimi Cheng's Here's something to be thankful for. Mimi Cheng's has created Thanksgiving dinner dumplings stuffed with roast turkey and homemade sage stuffing, along with homemade gravy with cranberry sauce to dip into with your chopsticks. Available for all of November, try the boiled dumplings (sadly not available fried), with and without Sriracha for some variation in your bite-size Thanksgiving feast. $9 for 6 dumplings or $11 for 8 dumplings. 179 Second Ave., mimichengs.com Chicken Gobbler at Blue Ribbon Fried Chicken Photo Credit: BRFC Anything deep-fried easily compliments the mélange of Thanksgiving options. The Chicken Gobbler is crispy matzo-coated fried chicken sandwich layered with stuffing, mashed potatoes, house-made gravy and cranberry sauce served on a bun, because obviously bread is essential to any feast. The #ChickenGobbler is available throughout November for $8.50 and is best enjoyed with a side of shoestring fries. Invite your friends, this is the ultimate Friendsgiving. 28 E. First St., 212-228-0404, blueribbonfriedchicken.com Thanksgiving Day Burger at Wahlburgers Photo Credit: Nicoletta Amato Photography If you're ready to take an autumn trip out to Coney Island, head to NYC's first Wahlburgers for a mini feast. The special Thanksgiving burger is made with a seasoned turkey patty topped with stuffing, orange cranberry sauce, roasted butternut squash and finished with a little mayo. Served on a potato bun, you get all the flavors of Turkey Day in one bite, with a side of celebrity brothers, if they choose to visit their namesake burger joint. 3015 Stillwell Ave., Brooklyn, 718-975-7330, wahlconeyisland.com Thanksgiving croissants at Milk Bar Photo Credit: Milk Bar The holiday season officially starts with your first bite of chef Christina Tosi's genius creation. The Thanksgiving croissant packs roasted turkey, homemade gravy and cranberry sauce into a herb-flecked, stuffing-flavored buttery croissant, served warm. Multiple locations, milkbarstore.com Thanksgiving Salad at Sweetgreen Photo Credit: Sweetgreen For a healthier take on the full Thanksgiving feast, stop by Sweetgreen for a chef's salad that celebrates the greener side of the holiday. This seasonal salad, available for $10.85 through January, is made with organic mesclun, chopped romaine, roasted brussels sprouts, roasted sweet potatoes, roasted turkey and topped with a cranberry vinaigrette. For an extra crunch, upgrade with raw pecans on top! Multiple locations, sweetgreen.com Thanksgiving Ramen at Talde Photo Credit: Talde Talde's famed Thanksgiving Ramen is making a triumphant comeback in Brooklyn this season! The turkey-based broth is filled with noodles, turkey meat, stuffing, pickled cranberries, creamed spinach wontons and gravy and is perhaps the most decadent way to slurp up Thanksgiving with a spoon and chopsticks. This year, the dish will only be offered at the bar from Nov. 23 – Dec. 4 after 9 p.m. 369 Seventh Ave., Brooklyn, taldebrooklyn.com Thanksgiving Arepa at Arepa Factory Photo Credit: Arepa Factory Alphabet City's newest arepa spot is ready to stuff all of Thanksgiving into a corn pocket! This Venezuelan-inspired Thanksgiving dish is made from a a sweet potato and corn flour arepa filled with turkey, gravy, stuffing and cranberry sauce. It will be available from Tuesday, Nov. 17 through Monday, Nov. 30 for $12.95. 147 Avenue A, 646-490-6828, arepafactory.com Turkey tacos at Blockheads Photo Credit: Paul Wagtouicz Spice up your pre-Thanksgiving eats at Blockheads from Nov. 12 through Thanksgiving Day. Turkey Picadillo Tacos fold all the essential Thanksgiving flavors --peppery ground turkey, cranberry corn salsa, goat cheese, rice and beans -- into soft corn tortillas for a bit of Mexican flare to your feast. Sip down the special with a cranberry margarita! Multiple locations, Blockheads.com Gobble Gobble Balls at The Meatball Shop Photo Credit: The Meatball Shop Available only during Thanksgiving week, festive Gobble Gobble Balls, made with ground turkey, dried cranberries, stuffing and spices, topped with mushroom gravy will provide Thanksgiving in a ball! Order atop mashed potatoes or roasted cauliflower with hazelnuts and caper vinaigrette to round out the feast. Multiple locations, themeatballshop.com By MELISSA KRAVITZ email@example.com Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.