[image-1] It’s only 13 days until Santa squeezes down the chimney, which means it might be time to start thinking about what you’ll be putting on your holiday table. Bowls of candy and eggnog? A full spread with roasts and decadent sides and homemade pies? Takeout? Whether you’re in the mood for sweet or savory, traditional or eclectic, Charleston area restaurants have got you covered. Check out the special holiday menu deals below:

Rodney Scott’s BBQ
Rodney Scott’s will be selling holiday turkeys — 15 pound pit-cooked turkeys at $80 a piece — via preorders only until they run out. Sides like collars, mac and cheese, potato salad, and coleslaw are available for $18 (half gallon) or $35 (full gallon). Orders can be placed via email catering@rodneyscottsbbq.com or by calling (843) 356-2233.

Ted’s Butcherblock
Ted’s has a variety of treats for the holiday table, from tenderloins and rib roasts to classic sides and magnums of quality vino. Order sides for $14 a pound include creamed spaghetti squash gratin; sweet potato casserole with walnuts; corn, mushroom, and pecan cornbread casserole; and broccolini with Parmesan and lemon. Order sides by Dec. 16 for pick up on Sat. Dec. 23, or earlier by calling (843) 577-0094 or email ted@tedsbutcherblock.com.

Peninsula Grill
Peninsula Grill will be delivering their famous 12-layer coconut cakes to you or your loved ones around the country. To order, simply go online and request how many cakes you’d like and what day you’d like them to be delivered. Each cake is $130 and if ordered before 2 p.m. Mon.-Fri. will be shipped same day and delivered the following day. Cakes ordered after 2 p.m. Mon.-Thurs. will be shipped the following day and delivered two days after the order was received.  

Home Team BBQ
Place an order for pickup or delivery at Home Team for a number of special holiday menu items. Order smoked turkey and ham by the pound, mashed Yukon gold potatoes, squash casserole, cornbread stuffing, and more. You can chose to order a la carte — each side order will serve approximately 15 people — or, order the combination package which includes turkey, ham, two sides, and a choice of gravy or cranberry sauce. Home Team will also be offering collards and Hoppin’ John for New Year’s. To order, call (843) 225-RIBS or email catering@hometeambbq.com.

Hamby Catering 
Hosting a holiday get together? Order from several special Hamby menus that will serve between 10 and 15 guests. For $99, the Heritage Holiday Eats menu includes Hamby tea sandwiches (one box chicken salad, 1/2 box shrimp salad, 1/2 box pimento cheese), blanched asparagus with dill sauce, Boone Hall Farms muscadine barbecue meatballs, one quart of spinach artichoke dip with petite toasts, and four dozen mini tomato pies. Or, opt for the $235 Jingle Bells Classic Cocktail Party. This menu includes peppercorn encrusted tenderloin of beef served medium rare with cream bread and condiments for sandwiches; two dozen Carolina pit ham on sweet potato biscuits; one box (48 sandwich quarters) of Mrs. Hamby’s chicken salad tea sandwiches; two pounds of cold boiled shrimp with cocktail sauces and lemons; and Hamby holiday sweets Christmas cookies, macaroons, chocolate balls, pecan sands, ginger snaps, and bourbon balls. Check out all the menu options here, and order by calling (843) 725-4035.

Lewis Barbecue
Lewis is now taking pre-orders for whole smoked brisket and prime rib. Pickups can happen any time on December 23 for Christmas Eve/Day and December 30 for NYE celebrations. Pre-orders can be made by calling the restaurant at (843) 805-9500 or emailing info@lewisbarbecue.com

Caviar & Bananas

C&B’s holiday menu lets you pick and choose what proteins, sides, desserts, and more you’ll be serving on Christmas day. Orders for Christmas meals must be placed by Dec. 20 at 2 p.m. and can be picked up in the store on Sat. Dec. 23 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. or Sun. Dec. 24 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For those who only need to pick up a side or dessert, almost the entire holiday menu will be available in the case the week before Christmas.

Halls Chophouse
This Christmas, choose from an oven-roasted turkey dinner or slow-roasted prime rib dinner with sides including mac n’ cheese, traditional stuffing, creamed corn casserole, roasted Brussels sprouts, potatoes gratin, sautéed green beans, and rolls and butter. Orders for Christmas dinner must be made by 3 p.m. Mon. Dec. 18; to order call (843) 724-3803. Prices range from $208 (oven-roasted turkey dinner for 4) to $720 (prime rib dinner for 12).

Butcher & Bee
Order holiday pastries and breads from B & B by Dec. 20 for Christmas and Dec. 27 for New Years Eve. Choose from items like cinnamon buns, chocolate tahini babka, croissant monkey bread, banana bread, a sweet bites assortment (seas salt chocolate chip cookies, phatty cakes, brownies), and a beautiful Buche de Noel, a genoise yule log cake made with espresso chantilly cream filling, bittersweet ganache, and meringue mushrooms.  [image-3]
Mercantile and Mash
Chef Tim Morton prepares a holiday menu that you can order in full or a la carte, with items including slow roasted prime rib, leg of lamb, twice baked potato, green bean casserole, traditional apple pie, chocolate hazelnut yule log, and more. A full dinner ($160) will feed up to four people. Order by calling (843) 793-2636; meals can be picked up Sat. Dec. 23 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. or on Christmas Eve from 8 to 11 a.m.

Did we forget a good holiday deal? Email maryscott@charlestoncitypaper.com to give us the details.