Eating with cherished friends and family is what the holidays are all about. Battling the crowds at the grocery stores, catering to everyone's unique food allergies, and doing the massive pile of dishes after the meal — not so much. To have the best of both worlds, here are some places to have a delicious Christmas meal where the culinary burden doesn't fall on your shoulders. From the pricey to the affordable, there are options in the city and the suburbs. But make sure to call or email quickly to reserve a spot for Christmas and breathe easy for the holiday.