For those interested in Vienna Beef hot dogs, they are not available in Manhattan but you can mail order them from a company called Gourmet Ranch. Jumbos are $11.90 for 2 lbs, same for regular. Their number is 1 800 967 7514.
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