Suggestions for a birthday dinner for 4? Not the good old standbys like Chez Panisse or Bay Wolf, excellent though they may be. Not too noisy, lots of vegetable options, good wine list. Lalime's isn't open on Tuesday. Any new finds?
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