A Place, a Time, a Memory

The meaning of Thanksgiving

This year's holiday food essays are all over the map, quite literally. Chronicle Cuisines section contributors Barbara Chisholm, MM Pack, Pableaux Johnson, Mick Vann, and Rebecca Chastenet de Géry have shared stories that will take you across both time and space. You'll travel from a sumptuous turn-of-the-century Thanksgiving feast in a Wisconsin resort hotel to the mushroom markets of Barcelona, sample a treasured childhood memory in Acadiana, and end up back in present-day Austin, Texas, trying to explain turkey traditions to small children. It's a delicious gustatory journey. Bon voyage and bon appetit!

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