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Articles Tagged 'Thanksgiving'


5 Places to Celebrate Thanksgiving When Abroad

You don’t have to be stateside to give thanks. It may not be exactly the same if you’re traveling, working or studying abroad, but celebrating Thanksgiving is still doable even if you’re not at home. Online American expat boards and meetup groups are a great way to find others looking to get together. Or you may […]


Need Last-Minute Thanksgiving Recipes? Quick, Delicious Ideas

Can Brits do Thanksgiving? Of course, they can. Last Thursday (November 20), the team at the Institute of Culinary Education in New York presented a Thanksgiving dinner crash course organized by Virgin Atlantic for members of their Flying Club and the New York city expat group George. These eager Brits donned chef hats and got […]


#MindTheChat Q&A: Thanksgiving Dinner Tips from Chef James Briscione

Chef James Briscione‘s career began humbly; he was a football star and dishwasher at a brunch spot in his adolescence. He turned down a college football scholarship to ascend the back-of-house restaurant ladder and became an impressive “chef de cuisine at the incredible age of 23.” Briscione is now “Director of Culinary Development at the […]

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How to British Up Your Thanksgiving Dinner

Although we don’t grow up with Thanksgiving, Brits in the U.S. are often charged with the task of “doing” Thanksgiving dinner anyway. It’s stressful enough for Americans, but, for Brits, it’s compounded by strange food and the inevitable American in the wings intent on explaining how Thanksgiving is “usually done.” (Cause for the first family […]

Thanksgiving Dinner Table

Thanksgiving Notes for Brits

If an American asks you what you’re doing “for the holidays”, he or she is talking about Thanksgiving, which is almost upon us. When they’re going off somewhere for a week or two in the summer, it’s their vacation. Thanksgiving can be a tricky one for Brits in the U.S. Although we grew up with […]