Smoked Birds: Greenberg Smoked Turkey, founded in 1938, will sell about 200,000 turkeys this season.

Marilyn Monroe's Stuffing: Turns out Marilyn was a confident cook.

Thanksgiving Wine: For your Thanksgiving feast, 10 "wines that will be in it for the long haul."

Chef's Thanksgiving Tips: Helpful Turkey Day advice--for example, roast turkey breasts and braise the legs separately.

Recipes for the Big Meal: How to whip up sweet potato, pumpkin and apple puree, or dry-brined turkey.

101 Easy Recipes: Mark Bittman suggests dishes to prep ahead of time, like onion jam with bacon and bourbon.

No Stars: Lavo, a new restaurant on East 58th Street, set above a nightclub, is all style and no substance.

Hill Country Chicken: Great fried chicken, plus pimento cheese and free-flowing strawberry lemonade.

The Harrison: Jimmy Bradley, the restaurant's owner and original chef, returns to the kitchen after an absence of many years.

Food Stuff: Uplands Cheese introduces the satiny Rush Creek Reserve, a gooey cheese; Anthi's on Amsterdam Avenue sells flaky spanakopita and sweet pastries; LuLu Cake Boutique is a new Chelsea bakery worth a visit.

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