Since last year, the average cost of milk has decreased 92 cents per gallon, and turkey has gone down by three cents a pound, putting the median cost of a Thanksgiving dinner for 10 people at $42.91, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation. So there's plenty of dough left over for cocktails at these suburban bars. Take the relatives after you put away the pie.
• Bar (12804 Santa Fe Trail Drive, Lenexa, 913-888-1227). The name of the place actually stands for "Be A Regular." It opens today at 6 p.m. and offers $2 wells and $4 Tuaca and Jäger shots until 2 a.m.
• Barley's Brewhaus (16649 Midland Drive, Shawnee, 913-268-5160). Located right off Interstate 435 and Midland, find $3 pints, $4 Jäger bombs, and $5 vodkas and Red Bulls after 6 p.m.
• Johnny's Tavern (8262 Mission Road, Prairie Village, 913-901-0322). There are eight Johnny's locations in the Kansas City and Lawrence areas. This one will be open at 6 p.m. and feature domestic bottles for $2.50.