Recently I asked a teenage male acquaintance if he was looking forward to Thanksgiving, and he replied, "I don't know. We always have a lot of people over, so it's just a lot of extra cleaning for us. Plus it makes my mom cranky." Traditions like Thanksgiving dinner at home can help bind a family together, but sometimes it's nice to try something new. Or maybe you'd like to start a tradition that doesn't involve a week's worth of cooking and cleaning.If dining out sounds appealing to you this Thanksgiving, I've put together a list of top restaurants serving Thanksgiving dinner, some in the Salt Lake Valley and some at nearby resorts.Top Salt Lake Area Restaurants for Thanksgiving DinnerPhoto by Getty ImagesRead more from Marsha Maxwell at