Tag Archive 'picnic'

Sep 02 2008

Hints of Barbie, with a note of GI Joe

Unlike white pants, picnics are fine after Labor Day. In fact, in many parts of the country, this is when the outdoors is at its sunniest, driest, most lovely best. Toting Riedel for your picnic rose, however, can be a risky proposition; particularly if, like me, you’ll be sipping on a sailboat. Not only can […]

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Aug 28 2008

Go high-low with a wine/dog combo

They don’t call them the dog days of summer for nothing. Think it’s a coincidence that so many hot dogs are consumed on Labor Day? OK, maybe it is. But summer’s last hurrah is a great time for a Chicago dog and a picnic. And no picnic would be complete without a nice bottle of […]

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