I had a bowl of mussel chowder at Rex the other night that was truly awesome. Plump mussels in a saffron-cream broth, with shrimp and other shelfish murking around in the yellow depths. Plus they had the Met game on.
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