• Michael Ferraro Delicatessen

  • Dinosaur Bar-B-Que

  • Arlington Club

  • Recette

  • Michael Psilakis

  • Dream Downtown

  • TAO

  • Arlington Club

If you've hosted a Thanksgiving feast, odds are you might be drowning in turkey, gravy and a few sides that never made it to the table. Fear not. 

We've collected recipes from some of the best chefs in New York City to help you take your leftover food to the next level. Who knows? These recreations might even be better than the originals.

  • 1. Thanksgiving Leftover Macaroni & Cheese

    Michael Ferraro Delicatessen

    This is definitely the cheesiest way to polish off any food left behind. 

    Recipe: Thanksgiving Leftover Macaroni & Cheese

  • 2. Barbecue Turkey Hash

    Dinosaur Bar-B-Que

    Spice up your morning with this original breakfast plate from Dinosaur Bar-B-Que. 

    Recipe: Barbecue Turkey Hash

  • 3. Arlington Club Roasted Root Vegetable Salad

    Arlington Club

    This hearty side is perfect for any autumn vegetable lover.

    Recipe: Roasted Root Vegetable Salad

  • 4. Recette Thanksgiving Leftover Sandwich


    Recreate the sweet and savory flavors of turkey day with this simple sandwich.

    Recipe: Recette Thanksgiving Sandwich

  • 5. Turkey Soup with Avgolemono & Orzo (Soupa Avgolemono)

    Michael Psilakis

    Avgolemono is a classic Mediterranean style sauce made with eggs and lemon, giving a unique creamy brightness to this hearty soup. 

    Recipe: Turkey Soup with Avgolemono & Orzo

  • 6. Turkey Fried Rice

    Dream Downtown

    This versatile recipe allows you to choose your favorite leftovers. Serve this dish as a side or main course.

    Recipe: Turkey Fried Rice

  • 7. TAO "Kitchen Sink" Grilled Cheese Sandwich


    Use any or all of your favorite holiday leftovers in this hearty sandwich.

    Recipe: "Kitchen Sink" Grilled Cheese Sandwich

  • 8. Arlington Club Turkey Shepherd's Pie

    Arlington Club

    A one-dish wonder to satisfy any of your holiday food cravings. 

    Recipe: Turkey Shepherd's Pie