I heard from a reliable source that Half Wine Bar on Vanderbilt Avenue in Brooklyn is for sale. Apparently the owners couldn't make a go of it and want to get out of the business. It will be interesting to see who takes it over.
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