1. Bierocks, Brats & BBQ, 1225 W. Douglas, 316-393-9580: The new Delano restaurant is selling 15-pound turkeys either smoked ($45) or deep-fried ($55) or hickory-glazed, bone-in, spiral-cut, double-smoked hams for $45 for a half or $85 for a whole. Pickup is available Wednesday evening or Thursday morning until 10 a.m. Call by Monday for reservations.
2. Two Brothers BBQ: The local restaurant chain will sell 12-pound smoked turkeys for $35.99, half hams for $49.99 and whole hams for $94.99. Pickup is available on Wednesday, and reheating instructions will be included. Make reservations by Monday by calling one of these four stores: 3750 N. Woodlawn (316-691-8950); 300 S. Greenwich (316-683-1330); 8406 W. Central (316-729-7755); and 1701 W. Central in El Dorado (316-452-5522).
3. Jet Bar-B-Q, 1100 E. Third St., 316-262-7299: The Jet Man will once again be selling his smoked turkeys for $29.95 and hams for $49.95. They can be picked up cold on Tuesday or Wednesday or hot from the pit from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday. Make reservations by Tuesday.
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Don't want to cook or go out for Thanksgiving dinner? Yia Yia's Eurobistro at 8115 E. 21st St. is selling a Thanksgiving meal to-go that will serve 10 people. It's $250 and includes a whole turkey or half a ham, stuffing, candied yams, green bean casserole, rolls, cranberry sauce and choice of pecan pie, pumpkin pie or cheesecake. Call to reserve by Monday at 316-634-1000.
Two Brothers plus burgers
Two Brothers BBQ and Burger Grill opened Thursday in the former gas station/car lot spot at the corner of Douglas and Hillside. It's set up sort of like a Sonic Drive-In, where customers drive up to a stall, place an order, and have their food brought out by carhops. There's also seating for 55 inside. The restaurant, which will serve Two Brothers barbecue plus burgers, hot dogs, fries and onion rings, is open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily.
Tropics sandwiches back
Lunch business got slow, so the Tropics Lounge at 2705 N. Broadway stopped serving its famous sandwiches. But customers have been begging owner Stella Cruz to bring them back, and she's finally relenting. Cruz will reinstitute service of the mile-high ham, the Reuben, the hoagies and more starting today. Sandwiches will be available starting at 11 a.m. until the kitchen closes (around midnight) Mondays through Fridays. They're available on Saturdays starting at noon. For more information, call 316-425-5553.