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Rotisserie chicken from Shy Bird (and sibling Branch Line) is one of many takeout options around the Boston area for Christmas this year.
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Christmas 2021 Dining Guide for Boston

Dine in and takeout options for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, plus Feast of the Seven Fishes menus, yule logs, stollen, and more

Whether you’re looking for a heat-and-eat feast to enjoy at home or want to visit a local restaurant, there are plenty of dine-in and takeout options for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day this year. Browse a sampling of recommendations below, plus information on where to order yule logs, stollen, and other holiday treats.


Christmas Takeout

Most options on this list are suitable for either Christmas Eve or Christmas Day as they’re meant to be picked up ahead of time and reheated at home.

  • Alcove: In addition to dine-in options on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day (see below), the West End restaurant has a takeout menu available for pickup on Christmas Day between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., featuring dishes such as beef Wellington for three or four ($175) and various caviar options. Order by 4 p.m. on December 20. 50 Lovejoy Wharf, West End, Boston
  • Big Heart Hospitality (Sweet Cheeks and Orfano): The two Fenway restaurants — barbecue and Italian respectively — are offering catering packages for pickup at the Fool’s Errand takeout window on December 23 from noon to 6 p.m. The Sweet Cheeks packages are served cold to be reheated, while the Orfano meal is served raw to be prepared at home; instructions are included for each. Sweet Cheeks packages start at $199 and feed five to seven, featuring slow smoked turkey breast, smoked ham roast, or brisket, with various accoutrements. (A la carte options are also available.) Orfano’s meal, which feeds two, includes four courses ($249) — fusilli with vodka sauce, filet mignon, and more. View the menus here, and order by 3 p.m. on December 19. 1377 Boylston St., Fenway, Boston
  • Bistro 5: The Italian restaurant is offering Christmas dinner for pickup on December 23 between 2 and 5 p.m., with options such as a full porchetta roast ($145) that feeds eight to 10. To-go cocktails are available, too. Order online. 5 Playstead Rd., West Medford
  • Branch Line: Known for its rotisserie chicken, the Watertown restaurant is offering a special takeout menu for pickup on December 24 between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m., featuring a few different mains and sides each meant to feed three or four. There’s the aforementioned chicken ($38), Savenor’s boneless prime rib roast ($130), lobster mac and cheese ($75), and more. Order by 5 p.m. on December 19. 321 Arsenal St., Arsenal Yards, Watertown
  • Brassica Kitchen & Cafe: The Jamaica Plain favorite will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on December 24 for coffee, doughnuts, and preorder pickups, such as a whole roasted duck ($120) and pork loin roulade ($100). Order by 5 p.m. on December 18. 3710 Washington St., Jamaica Plain, Boston
  • Café Sauvage: The French newcomer in Back Bay is offering a variety of options for pickup on December 24, including a charcuterie and cheese board ($27), seafood platter ($55), a roasted leg of lamb dinner that feeds four to six ($240), and lots more. Order by 10 a.m. on December 20.
  • Forklift Provisions: The Needham-based catering company is offering a holiday menu for pickup and delivery on December 23, with options such as a porchetta dinner for four, a bloody mary kit, and sticky toffee pudding cake. Order online by December 19. 301 Reservoir St., Needham
  • Lincoln Tavern: Lincoln is offering a Grinch-themed dinner — featuring “roast beast,” sides, and dessert — in half ($175) and full ($325) portions that feed four or eight respectively; a la carte options are also available. Pickup is between 12 and 3 p.m. on December 24 at sibling spot Capo. Order online. Capo, 443 W. Broadway, South Boston
  • Moona: The eastern Mediterranean restaurant is offering an a la carte holiday menu with each item portioned for two people, such as lamb shoulder tagine ($40) and sticky toffee pudding ($20). Order by December 17 (but note that the restaurant may sell out before then). Pickup is on December 22 and 23 between 5 and 9 p.m. 243 Hampshire St., Inman Square, Cambridge
  • Pennypacker’s: Home of the best porchetta in town, Pennypacker’s is offering a special menu for pickup on December 23, including a half porchetta roast that feeds six to eight ($50); a dinner for two with braised beef short ribs, popovers, shaved Brussels sprouts salad, and root vegetable gratin ($75); a la carte sides like butternut mac and cheese for two ($18); and more. Order online. 514C Medford St., Magoun Square, Somerville
  • Ristorante Lucia: Both locations are serving a Feast of the Seven Fishes menu on Christmas Eve — available for both dine-in and takeout — with dishes such as baccala fritters, paccheri con salmone spricciolata, and more. $75 prix fixe (serves two) or a la carte. To order takeout (by December 20) or reserve a table, go here for Boston and here for Winchester. 415 Hanover St., North End, Boston; 13 Mt. Vernon St., Winchester
  • Sarma: Somerville’s ultra-popular Mediterranean restaurant is offering an a la carte menu for pickup on December 23 between 2 and 5 p.m., featuring dishes like haloumi-stuffed, bacon-wrapped dates; mushroom spanakopita; tahini chocolate cookies; and more; not to mention a couple cocktails. Preorder by calling the restaurant any day between 1:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. — (617) 764-4464. 249 Pearl St., Somerville
  • Scott Brothers at Winter Hill Brewing Company: The brewery’s in-house culinary team is offering Christmas pickup on December 23 and 24. There’s a full dinner for two ($130) or four ($240) that includes whole roasted capon and various sides, and there are also a la carte options such as brisket by the pound and truffle mac and cheese. Order online by noon on December 20. 328 Broadway, Somerville
  • Shy Bird: Branch Line sibling Shy Bird is offering a special takeout menu for pickup between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. on December 24; meals serve two and include three sides. There’s rotisserie chicken, for example, for $45, which comes with sauces as well as duck fat roasted potatoes, rotisserie Brussels sprouts, and honey glazed carrots. Wine, cocktails, bouquets, and more are also available. Order by December 19. 390 Third St., Kendall Square, Cambridge
  • Sweet Basil: Both locations are offering pickup on December 23 between 4 p.m. and 9 p.m., featuring bulk portions of dishes like Bolognese, chicken scallopini, goat cheese salad, and more. Order online. 942 Great Plain Ave., Needham; 469 Moody St., Waltham
  • Thistle & Leek: In addition to a Christmas Eve prix fixe dine-in meal (see below), the Newton restaurant is offering takeout prime rib dinner for four ($245, with optional add-ons like boozy egg nog for an extra charge) for pickup on December 24 between noon and 4 p.m. Order by December 18. 105 Union St., Newton Centre
  • Tuscan Kitchen: Tuscan Kitchen in Boston’s Seaport, along with its Tuscan Brands siblings elsewhere in New England, is offering a Feast of the Seven Fishes menu for takeout and dine-in throughout December, ending on Christmas Eve. The five-course menu is $75/person (or $95 with wine pairings). The restaurant’s full menu is also available. Reserve online or order takeout. 64 Seaport Blvd., Seaport District, Boston
  • Urban Hearth: In addition to buche de noel and stollen (see details on both below), this Cambridge restaurant is offering several Christmas dinners for two, four, or six for pickup on December 24 (or 23 by special request). There’s citrus roasted duck, for example, with various accoutrements and sides, starting at $195. Order online. 2263 Massachusetts Ave., North Cambridge

Dine In

The easiest way to find what’s open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day is to go to the reservation service of your choice and search accordingly, or, when in doubt, just head to Chinatown or a hotel. But here’s a sampling of spots that will be open and, as of press time, still have reservations available.

Christmas Eve

  • Alcove: The West End restaurant will be open on Christmas Eve as well as Christmas Day, offering its full coastal New England menu as well as holiday specials. (There’s also a special takeout menu available on Christmas Day; see takeout section above.) Reserve online. 50 Lovejoy Wharf, West End, Boston
  • Baramor: For your late-night needs, the Newton restaurant will be open from 11:30 a.m. to 1 a.m. on Christmas Eve; it will also be open on Christmas Day — see below. The winter menu features some festive cocktails, like boozy hot chocolate and a peppermint chocolate vodka and rumchata drink. On the food side, there’s poutine, Nashville hot chicken, burgers, tacos, and more. Reserve online. 45 Union St., Newton Centre
  • Bar Enza: Open from 5 to 10 p.m. on Christmas Eve, the Harvard Square newcomer will serve a prix fixe menu for $155/person (add $125 for optional wine pairings). The truffle-filled five-course menu includes dishes such as shrimp scampi with black truffles; truffled beef steak with twice-baked potato; and white truffle gelato with toasted panettone. Reserve online. Charles Hotel, 1 Bennett St., Harvard Square, Cambridge
  • Bricco: The North End Italian restaurant will be open on Christmas Eve, serving its usual Italian menu and some holiday specials. Reserve online; peak dinner hours are mostly booked up already, but there are plenty of options earlier and later in the day. 241 Hanover St., North End, Boston
  • Cantina Italiana: On Christmas Eve, the North End restaurant is featuring a variety of Feast of the Seven Dishes specials a la carte, like calamari ripieni con liguini and a shellfish tower. Reserve online. 346 Hanover St., North End, Boston
  • Contessa: The restaurant at the Newbury Boston is offering an over-the-top Christmas Day meal (see details below), but it’s business as usual on Christmas Eve. There are only a few reservations left, though: early breakfast and late dinner. 3 Newbury St., Back Bay, Boston
  • Coppa: The South End mainstay is hosting a Feast of the Seven Fishes dinner on Christmas Eve from 5 to 7:30 p.m.; the restaurant hasn’t shared a menu yet, but check back on Coppa’s website soon. It’ll cost $95 per person with an optional $45 wine pairing. Email Ryan at ryan@coppaboston.com to make a reservation. 253 Shawmut Ave., South End, Boston
  • Davio’s: The Italian steakhouse chain is serving a Feast of the Seven Fishes menu at its Back Bay and Seaport locations on Christmas Eve from 4 to 10 p.m. ($85/person); the menu is different between locations, but you’ll find three seafood-filled courses at each, with dishes such as spaghettini with scallops, chives, and limoncello butter; shrimp, oyster, and hamachi crudo; and a dover sole, lobster, and lump crab lemon risotto. The regular full menus will also be available. Reserve online. 75 Arlington St., Back Bay, Boston; 26 Fan Pier, Seaport District, Boston
  • Fogo de Chao: The Massachusetts locations of the all-you-can-eat Brazilian steakhouse chain are open from 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. on Christmas Eve and Day; the regular menu is in effect, but it’s dinner pricing all day ($58 or $62/person for the churrasco experience of endless meat — Burlington and Boston pricing respectively; a la carte entrees are also available). Reserve online. 200 Dartmouth St., Back Bay, Boston; 75 Middlesex Tpke., Burlington
  • Geppetto: The new Puritan & Co. sibling is featuring a Feast of the Seven Fishes menu on December 24, with seatings available between 5 and 10 p.m. With seven courses focused on seafood, plus dessert, the meal comes to $110 per person; optional wine pairings will be available for an additional charge. Dishes include bay scallop crudo, fritto misto, salt cod cannelloni, and more. Reserve online. Cambridge Crossing, 100 N. 1st St., East Cambridge
  • Mare: The North End oyster bar is open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, with a smattering of tables available between about 4 and 11 p.m. each day. The enclosed patio features fire pits. Reserve online. 3 Mechanic St., North End, Boston
  • Prezza: The upscale North End restaurant is serving an a la carte Feast of the Seven Fishes menu throughout December, including on Christmas Eve, including dishes such as fried smelts, scallop crudo, grilled octopus salad, and more. Reserve online. 24 Fleet St., North End, Boston
  • Ristorante Lucia: See details in takeout section above. 415 Hanover St., North End, Boston; 13 Mt. Vernon St., Winchester
  • Thistle & Leek: In addition to a takeout option (see above), the Newton restaurant is featuring a prix fixe meal for $75/person for Christmas Eve lunch and dinner (with optional caviar and truffle supplements). Entree options include roast duck breast, halibut, and sunchoke and truffle tortellini; view the full menu here. 105 Union St., Newton Centre
  • Tuscan Kitchen: See details in takeout section above. 64 Seaport Blvd., Seaport District, Boston

Christmas Day

  • Alcove: See Christmas Eve section above. 50 Lovejoy Wharf, West End, Boston
  • Baramor: See Christmas Eve section above for full details. Christmas Day hours are 3 p.m. to 1 a.m. 45 Union St., Newton Centre
  • Bricco: See Christmas Eve section above for full details. Christmas Day hours are noon to 8 p.m. 241 Hanover St., North End, Boston
  • Contessa: If you feel like dropping a huge amount of cash on a Christmas Day meal, Major Food Group’s eye-catching restaurant at the Newbury Boston is serving a prix fixe menu for $195 per person, including burrata with caviar; spicy lobster rigatoni; prime rib au jus; and more. Reserve online; seatings are available between noon and 8 p.m. (See Christmas Eve details above.) 3 Newbury St., Back Bay, Boston
  • Fogo de Chao: See Christmas Eve section above for full details. Christmas Day hours are 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. 200 Dartmouth St., Back Bay, Boston; 75 Middlesex Tpke., Burlington
  • Grana: The new Italian restaurant at the recently revamped Langham hotel is open on Christmas Day from noon to 5:30 p.m. with a family-style, three-course meal that includes roasted ribeye, roasted yams, a variety of desserts, and more ($125/person). Call (617) 956-8765 or reserve online. 250 Franklin St., downtown Boston
  • Mare: See Christmas Eve section above for full details. 3 Mechanic St., North End, Boston
  • Momi Nonmi: The intimate Inman Square Japanese restaurant is offering epic omakase feasts on Christmas Day (seatings available around lunch time and dinner time) for groups of two to 12, priced at $240, $290, or $325 per person, depending on which you choose. Sake flights and bottles are available for an additional cost. Proof of vaccination required. Reserve online. 1128 Cambridge St., Inman Square, Cambridge
  • Peregrine: Like its sibling Juliet (see below), Peregrine is also serving a Feast of the Seven Fishes menu — it’s available for dinner on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day for $105/person. There’s also a $75 prix fixe menu available of holiday classics, and at lunch, there’s an a la carte classics menu. (As of press time, there are no reservations available for December 24, but there are plenty for December 25; check back later in case anything opens up.) Reserve online. 170 Charles St., Beacon Hill, Boston

Feast of the Seven Fishes

While the Italian-American tradition of Feast of the Seven Fishes is typically celebrated on Christmas Eve, some local restaurants host it earlier in the month or on multiple dates, while others do host it right on December 24. Here are several local options; most are dine-in only but several are available to go.

  • Bar Mezzana: The coastal Italian restaurant is hosting a Feast of the Seven Fishes event on December 23; the event begins at 6:30 (or 5:30 if you’d like to attend cocktail hour) and costs $120/person. Dishes include baked stuffed oysters, fritto misto, lobster ravioli, and more. Reserve online. 360 Harrison Ave., South End, Boston
  • Bistro 5: The Italian favorite in Medford is serving a four-course Feast of the Seven Fishes menu ($85/person; add $30 for optional wine pairings) from December 15 through 18, including dishes such as octopus and mussels escabeche. Reserve online. 5 Playstead Rd., West Medford
  • Cantina Italiana: See details in Christmas Eve section above. 346 Hanover St., North End, Boston
  • Coppa: See details in Christmas Eve section above. 253 Shawmut Ave., South End, Boston
  • Davio’s: See details in Christmas Eve section above. 75 Arlington St., Back Bay, Boston; 26 Fan Pier, Seaport District, Boston
  • Earnest Drinks: At 6 p.m. on December 22, Earnest Drinks will host a Feast of the Seven Fishes event with guest chef Amanda Lowry, featuring five courses and wine/cocktail pairings for $120/person. Buy a ticket online. 399 Binney St., Kendall Square, Cambridge
  • Geppetto: See details in Christmas Eve section above. Cambridge Crossing, 100 N. 1st St., East Cambridge
  • Haley Henry: The cozy downtown wine bar and restaurant is featuring a Feast of the Seven Fishes menu for $90/person on December 21 through 23 at 6:30 p.m., including dishes such as an uni hand roll, torched mackerel, Rhode Island calamari, and, uh, Swedish Fish Jell-o shots. Reserve online. 45 Province St., Downtown Crossing, Boston
  • Juliet: From December 27 through 31, Juliet is hosting Feast of the Seven Fishes dinners in its main space ($85/person) and its workshop space next door ($95 deposit/person); groups of one to four can reserve for the main dining room, while groups of five to 10 can fit in the workshop. The meal is four courses, including a halibut entree and an Italian cookie trio dessert. Buy tickets online. 257 Washington St., Union Square, Somerville
  • Mida: Not exactly Feast of the Seven Fishes, but Mida will feature a Feast of the Seven Pastas menu at both locations on December 23 between 4 and 10 p.m. for takeout and dine-in. (The regular menu won’t be available.) It’s priced at $110 per feast, which feeds two to four, and there’s an optional $70 wine pairing (two full bottles). The meal includes salad, bread, seven pasta entrees, and holiday cookies. Preorder takeout or reserve a table online. 782 Tremont St., South End, Boston; 261 Walnut St., Newton
  • Peregrine: See full details in Christmas Day section above. 170 Charles St., Beacon Hill, Boston
  • Prezza: See full details in Christmas Eve section above. This a la carte menu is available throughout December, including on Christmas Eve. 24 Fleet St., North End, Boston
  • Ristorante Lucia: See details in Christmas Eve section above. 415 Hanover St., North End, Boston; 13 Mt. Vernon St., Winchester
  • Tuscan Kitchen: See full details in Christmas Eve section above. This menu is available throughout December, until (and including) Christmas Eve. 64 Seaport Blvd., Seaport District, Boston

Sweet Treats

Yule Logs

  • American Provisions: The South Boston and Dorchester specialty food shops are offering a variety of holiday items for pickup on December 24 at either location, including chocolate buche de noel ($30). Order online by December 17. 613 E. Broadway, South Boston; 1971 Dorchester Ave., Dorchester, Boston
  • Barbara Lynch Gruppo: Lynch’s restaurants have a variety of holiday dishes available for pickup at Menton on December 22 or 23, including gingerbread buche de noel ($40). Order by 5 p.m. on December 18. 354 Congress St., Fort Point, Boston
  • Blue Frog Bakery: Blue Frog in JP is offering yule logs ($30), stollen ($18), and other sweet treats for the holiday, available for pickup from December 20 to 24. Call (617) 983-3764 or visit the bakery to order. 3 Green St., Jamaica Plain, Boston
  • Caramel French Patisserie: With locations in Somerville and Salem, this French bakery is offering yule logs in four flavors this year — chocolate, vanilla, tiramisu, and raspberry. Place your order in-store or call (978) 594-0244. 235 Elm St., Somerville; 281 Essex St., Salem
  • Clear Flour Bakery: The Brookline bakery will be offering buche de noel (a modern chocolate version and a vanilla citrus version, $40 each, serves eight to 10) by preorder only (no walk-ins) and limited to two per person. Ordering begins at 5 p.m. on December 15 through the bakery’s online store, and you must pick it up between noon and 3 p.m. on December 24. All other Christmas specials will be available on a first come, first served basis on December 23 and 24. 178 Thorndike St., Brookline
  • Flourhouse: The new bakery from the Mike & Patty’s team is offering buche de noel for pickup on December 23 through 25 ($30); it features hibiscus mousse, chocolate sponge and ganache, edible flowers, and gold dust. Order online. 140R Adams St., Newton
  • Flour Bakery & Cafe: Local bakery chain Flour has lots of holiday treats available for pickup from any location on December 23 or 24; many items are also available to pickup earlier in the month with five days notice (including the buche de noel). The buche de noel comes in dark chocolate and lemon versions, $36 each, and is meant to serve eight. Order online by 4 p.m. on December 20. Various locations around Boston and Cambridge
  • Juliet: In addition to the Somerville restaurant’s Feast of the Seven Fishes dinners, Juliet is also offering some holiday items for pickup on December 23, including a yule log ($52). Order online. 257 Washington St., Union Square, Somerville
  • Keegan Kreations: The South Shore bakery has several yule logs available for pickup on December 23 and 24 — chocolate caramel and cranberry pistachio. Order online by 3 p.m. on December 19, but note that ordering might close earlier if all items sell out. 20 Court St., Plymouth
  • Urban Hearth: Among the Cambridge restaurant’s holiday offerings is a buche de noel that serves four to six people ($48), featuring vanilla bean sponge with chocolate cream filling, covered in dark chocolate ganache. Maybe try a bottle of the restaurant’s boozy eggnog on the side? Pickup available between 9 a.m. and noon on December 24 (or December 23 by special request). Order online. 2263 Massachusetts Ave., North Cambridge
  • Violette Bakers: The gluten-free bakery has yule logs ($66) available in chocolate sponge with chocolate frosting and a choice of fillings, two with dairy (Bailey’s French or French vanilla) and two without (salted caramel or vanilla). Pickup and local delivery (with extra fees and restrictions) are available from December 20 through 24. Order online by noon the day before your desired pickup date. 1786 Massachusetts Ave., Porter Square, Cambridge

Stollen

  • Blue Frog Bakery: See details in yule log section above. 3 Green St., Jamaica Plain, Boston
  • Hi Rise Bread Company: Hi Rise is offering what it describes as the classic Alsatian version of stollen ($35), buttery and stuffed with French glacéed lemon and orange peels, golden raisins, dried currants, almonds, dark rum, and honey. Get it now or closer to Christmas by ordering online for pickup. 208 Concord Ave., Cambridge
  • Honeycomb: Out in Hamilton, this bakery is offering stollen stuffed with almonds, currants, golden raisins, and brandy, available for pickup between 7 a.m. and noon on December 24. Order online by December 16. 248 Bay Rd., Hamilton
  • L.A. Burdick: The chocolatier has stollen ($24) available through December 30 (and can ship it; order online). It’s filled with almonds, rum-soaked raisins, candied orange and lemon peels, and spices. 220 Clarendon St., Back Bay, Boston; 52 Brattle St., Harvard Square, Cambridge
  • La Saison: Boston’s Best New Bakery plans to offer German marzipan cranberry stollen for the holiday but hasn’t yet announced ordering info; stay tuned for details. (Following the bakery on Instagram is the best way to stay in the loop.) In the meantime, why not order some sourdough? 407 Concord Ave., Cambridge
  • Steel & Rye: The Milton restaurant added a bakery during the pandemic, and it’s baking up a storm for the holidays, including traditional stollen ($25) filled with marzipan, candied fruit, and almonds, and garnished with vanilla sugar. Order online by 8 p.m. on the 17th for pickup on December 24. 95 Eliot St., Milton
  • Union Square Donuts: The growing local doughnut chain occasionally makes non-doughnut things, and there’s stollen for Christmas ($16.75), available on the holiday pre-order menu for pickup in Somerville or Brookline on December 24. It’s made of doughnut dough, naturally, and stuffed with dried cherries, apricots, candied orange peels, raisins, and rum, dipped in melted butter, and coated in vanilla sugar. Order online. 20 Bow St., Union Square, Somerville; 409 Harvard St., Brookline
  • Urban Hearth: See full details in the yule log section above. The stollen features marzipan and brandy-soaked fruit ($30). 2263 Massachusetts Ave., North Cambridge

Pies

View a roundup of pies available for Christmas here, including pecan, lemon meringue, egg nog, and lots more, with some gluten-free and/or vegan options available.


Miscellaneous

Just a few other items to spice up your Christmas celebrations.

  • American Provisions: In addition to yule logs (see above), American Provisions is a good spot to stock up on cheese and charcuterie boards, oysters, and caviar for the holiday. Order online by December 17. 613 E. Broadway, South Boston; 1971 Dorchester Ave., Dorchester, Boston
  • Cafe Sushi: The Cambridge sushi gem is selling holiday sake and pantry boxes from December 7 until sellout; find all the options here and order for pickup here. 1105 Massachusetts Ave., Harvard Square, Cambridge
  • Comfort Kitchen: Order a holiday box ($65) from the global comfort food pop-up (soon to be a permanent restaurant) for Nepali chiya mix, suya cookies, suya spice blend, and a mug. It’ll be available for pickup at Little Dipper in Jamaica Plain on December 17 and 18 from noon to 6 p.m. or delivery on those days to addresses in Jamaica Plain, Dorchester, Roxbury, Somerville, and Cambridge. Order by December 16. Little Dipper, 669A Centre St., Jamaica Plain, Boston
  • Seabiscuit: Meat pies and sausage rolls galore. Add a little touch of Australia to your holiday with a variety of holiday offerings from the East Boston restaurant. Pickup and delivery (within the Boston metro area) available on December 23 and 24. Order online. 256 Marginal St., Building 16, East Boston
  • Sofra: The beloved bakery is offering a variety of kits perfect for gift-giving or hosting, such as the spice chest ($54), “Chef Ana’s collection of favorite spices and spice blends,” or the baker’s pantry kit ($54), a selection of recipes, tools, and ingredients chosen by the Sofra pastry team. Preorder ASAP for pickup December 18 to 24. 1 Belmont St., Cambridge
  • Stillwater: Order just the sides from the downtown restaurant for pickup on December 12 between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m., with options like gouda mac and cheese, hot honey roasted sweet potatoes, skillet cornbread, and egg nog pie. Each order comes with prime rib rub. Order online. 120 Kingston St., downtown Boston

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