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NOVEMBER 2012
November: A Bird in the Hand
Vol. XXIII, No. 11

Find great Thanksgiving menus at a restaurant near you!

BIRD'S THE WORD

Leave the cooking to the professionals this year and enjoy a decadent holiday feast at one of the Best Restaurants for Thanksgiving near you.

Also check out our lists of the Top 10 American Restaurants from coast to coast, where globally minded chefs draw from a wealth of red-white-and-blue inspiration.

Proteak Cutting Boards use wood sourced from sustainable plantations only

KITCHEN CONFIDENTIAL

OK, so you are planning a big holiday get-together. You got the menu, the guest list and shopping list. What's missing? The Top 10 Thanksgiving Must-Haves to ease your workload and avoid Thanksgiving disasters!

If you think Thanksgiving's for the birds, whip up something exotic such as Tahitian raw fish. Learn to prepare the dish via our video filmed on location at Hotel Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora Beach Resort.

Amazon Holiday Toy List

Rub shoulders with A-listers at The Mercer in NYC

SPOT-ON

You're on a steady diet of tabloids and reality TV, but you want more! Then get up-close-and-personal with your fave A-lister at one of our Top 10 Hotels for Celeb-Spotting

If you prefer digs that are equally exclusive but minus the glitterati factor, check into one of our Top 10 Boutique Hotels in the World

Sorry, Mayan calendar. We are going to party like it's going to be 2013 at one of the Top 10 Spots for New Year's Eve


Find a large selection of discounted hotels in major destinations

Deschutes Brewery's Jubelale will help warm you as the nippy chill of winter approaches

SPICE AND EVERYTHING NICE

The holiday season is an optimal time to appreciate spices in our food and drink. Find great winter warmers on our list of the Top 10 Winter Beers

A perfect foil for fowl? But of course! For our compilation of Top 10 Thanksgiving Wines, we've sipped and selected sparklers, reds and whites to pair with your turkey and all the trimmings.



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Coming in December: Top Ski Resorts, New Year's Eve Dining & Champagne!


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