Food and the City: Restaurant Knowledge

Melanie Rehak, poet, critic, and author of Eating for Beginners: An Education in the Pleasures of Food from Chefs, Farmers, and One Picky Kid reports on food from the farm, the fishing boat, the delivery truck, a Brooklyn locavore restaurant, and her own kitchen. Each week in November she shares what she's learned -- this week: tips from professionals.

Complete this sentence:  It's not Thanksgiving until ....  What makes the holiday for you?  A food, a story, a person?