Labor Day

Labor Day means backyard barbecues and time off work. Discuss your plans with the Chowhound community and share Labor Day recipe ideas, entertaining tips, and the best places to eat out on the holiday.

12 Delicious Takes on Cheeseburgers You've Never Tried Before

We don't know about you, but we need no excuse to chow down on a juicy cheeseburger. Since September 18 is National Cheeseburger Day, though, it makes it easy to decide what's for dinner. You can start...

What’s Everyone Cooking This Weekend?

by NShewmaker 3 months ago

I know it’s not technically fall yet and we’ll be doing some grilling this weekend, but I had a hankering to make a big batch of chicken noodle soup today. Not particularly pretty to look at, but i...

Labor Day menu at The Wardhurst

by Ferrari328 3 months ago

Instead of jacking up the prices, they lower them.

Fair Trade Helps Farmers, But Not Their Hired Workers

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

" . . . Meemken spent several months filling in that blind spot, interviewing farmers and their hired workers in 50 different cocoa-growing cooperatives in Ivory Coast. About half of the cooperativ...

Dinner cruise in Kemah

by charrisonrd 1 year ago

We are going down to Kemah today to celebrate Labor Day. Any recommendations on a restaurant or dinner cruise?

Help with Labor Day weekend visit

by mrsjoujou 3 years ago

Hi, We lived in Philly 12 years ago for a short time (11 Months). We are planing to visit Sat 9/2- Tue 9/5. I have already made a reservation at the Vernick for Sunday. I could not get a reser...

No Piece of the Pie by Food Chain Workers Alliance

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

"... According to the report, food is now the largest employment sector in the United States, after growing 13 percent from 2010 to 2016. While the number of food sector jobs has increased signi...

What to cook in rented beach house Labor Day weekend?

by zook 5 years ago

Weve (four adults) rented a house on the beach a few hours from home for Labor Day weekend. The house has a basic equipped kitchen plus a propane gas grill. Looking for a few dinner ideas that ...

What's for Dinner #385 - the 2015 Labor Day Weekend Edition [Through Sept 14th, 2015]

by LindaWhit 5 years ago

Unofficially, the "last weekend of summer". Here in New England, it's a drop-dead gorgeous day today - and we'll have sunshine through Monday (although the heat will return). For some, almost t...

What's for Dinner #384 - The Isn't it Labor Day Yet? Edition [through Sept. 5, 2015]

by roxlet 5 years ago

Labor Day is late this year. In fact, it couldn't be any later than it is. I don't know about anyone else, but I keep on feeling like this weekend is Labor Day weekend, but clearly I'm wrong. Since...

Lobster specials for Labor Day weekend in Manhattan??

by nezzie 5 years ago

Does anybody know of any places to get a lobster dinner this weekend that's both reasonable and in Manhattan? Thanks. Stuck in the city and dreaming of a deal on a lobster dinner!

What's for Dinner #323 - The Labor Day Edition! [through Sept 3, 2014]

by roxlet 6 years ago

Monday is Labor Day, and the forecast for rain here seems like it will be defeating the usual end of summer cook out. What are your plans as we herald the traditional end of summer (though not acc...

Par-boil Lobster

by nwemerys 5 years ago

We're having a lobster feed for 26 guests on Labor Day, September 7th. It is much more economical to order the lobsters directly from Maine, however, the closest delivery date is Saturday, Septembe...

Asbury Park-2 nights around Labor Day

by bornie 5 years ago

Would appreciate your recommendations on casual dining in the area... Italian, Seafood, pizza, subs, diner, Asian (any).

Boil Shrimp in Pot on top of Propane Grill?

by survivingdyer 5 years ago

I was hoping to have a shrimp boil for a small group on Labor Day. Approximately 8-10 people. Would it be possible to place a large pot on top of my propane grill grates to boil the shrimp? I ha...

Looking for excellent party food for housewarming in Orange

by Mandy 5 years ago

Please help! My husband and I are endlessly discussing what to serve at our labor day housewarming/pool party. We're expecting about 75 people and would like food that can sit outside…perhaps san...

NYC Chowhounder coming to Austin for the first time over Labor Day

by JulesTei 6 years ago

Hi everyone, My husband and I are coming to Austin for Labor Day, very excited to be visiting for the first time. We have a tentative itinerary and am looking to fill a few holes. FYI, we're sta...

South Louisiana Labor Day Round-Up

Ciao Bob
by Ciao Bob 6 years ago

Shortie Reviews to Chew On. We had, as always, a great time cruising the city and bayous. Pascale's Manale for Oysters and drinks. 3 PM Happy hour with the greatest bartender (Bruce) and shu...

Labor Day Weekend in Baltimore - suggestions/itinerary

by urbanfabric 6 years ago

Philly chowhounds headed to Baltimore from Friday-Sunday this weekend, would appreciate some suggestions against our itinerary. I do work in Baltimore and am there at least once a week, but not in ...

What's for Dinner #322 - the pre-Labor Day Weekend Edition [through August 30th, 2014]

by LindaWhit 6 years ago

And Zooooom!!! Last week of summer vacation for some kids around the U.S.; school supplies shopping is in full swing (tucked in amongst the Halloween and Christmas decorations going up in certain ...

Labor Day and Labors of Love

by abfan105 6 years ago

Hello everyone, Hope you all are having a safe Labor Day weekend. While we are all relaxing and honoring the products of our work, why not start a discussion about a time-saving cooking tip you ...