There’s a little park in our neighborhood, where we end up eating most of our picnics, that’s tucked away between beautiful brownstones on treelined streets.Read More
Not the kind of picnic we usually go on, this past weekend we dined in Prospect Park with 5,000 other New Yorkers in support of the Prospect Park Alliance at the PopUp Dinner Brooklyn. All we knew beforehand was to bring our own food, drinks, table decor, and wear all white. Tables and chairs would be provided, as would entertainment. The exact event location within Prospect Park was to be revealed the afternoon of the dinner.Read More
This past Sunday was the type that every Sunday should be. Lazy from start to finish. Abundant sunshine and minimum heat. Out and about without ever leaving the neighborhood. Breakfast at home, Farmers' Market, picnic, the weekend paper, ice cream, slow walking. That kind of Sunday.Read More
One of our favorite ways to eat is outdoors. Whether in a park, along the water, or on a hike, there’s something special about a picnic. Every now and then we'll share these experiences, mainly what we ate, here.
Picnics are a thing of simplicity. The meal shouldn’t be too heavy or require too much planning. In our case they usually comprise of a smorgasbord of food, whether it’s tossing together random pieces from the fridge, just some simple ingredients (think cheese, chocolate, fruit, nuts), or a light salad. Usually wine or beer makes its way into the bag. Cutlery and napkins should always be on hand.
Last weekend we had our first picnic of the season...Read More