If you love marrons glacés, you must try the chestnut baklava from Gulloglu (the new shop in Manhattan makes this less of a schlep than the Coney Island location). The chestnuts are fresh and moist and the pastry gilding on the rose. Utterly divine.
Summer is in full swing, which (hopefully) means trips to the park or the beach. If you’re taking a picnic along, you should know a few food safety rules so you can pack, transport, and eat your meal without the threat of food poisoning. Liz Weinandy