We prefer downtown restaurants, especially the East Village and Lower East Side. But they can be really noisy with blaring music, etc. We're looking for places where normal conversation is possible during dinner.
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