1.3 min readBy Published On: May 14th, 2013Categories: Features1 Comment

The official kick off of summer is before us – Memorial Day Weekend!  Although forecasts are a little gloomy, we thought we’d let you in on some insider tips to have a little fun.  You never know, the meteorologists could be wrong!  Here are some suggestions of how to get your party started. 

 
Libations:
Everything’s coming up Rose at Social Wines (52 West Broadway).  Here are some recommendations for their wine experts:
  • Best for Brunch: Le Poussin. Flavors of peaches and cream, pairs well with waffles or a lobster omelette! France $12 (750ML)
  • BBQ and Yard Games: Jolie Folle. Hints of salted watermelon. France $16 (1L)
  • The Grown-Ups One: RosesRoses. Tangerine, strawberry and mineral. Italy $17 (750ML)
  • The Splurge: 1.5 liters of Chateau Peyrassol. Perfumed roses. France $70 (1.5L)
     
Picnic:
Bee’s Knee’s (12 Farnsworth Street) is offering a special boxed lunches with fresh made sandwiches perfect for a romantic picnic at the beach.  They also have housemade pickles and plenty of craft beer and chilled bottles of Rose. 
 
Cook out:
Fire up the grill. The experts at K & Eighth Market and Butcher Shop can help you plan your menu.   Stop by for some suggestions or recommendations they are always happy to help.  A local favorite?  Their marinated steak tips!  
 
Foodie’s (230 West Broadway)has pork spare ribs $2.39/lb. and chicken leg quarters $1.09/lb. which are perfect for grilling. 
 
Bee’s Knee’s has on hand housemade sausages, fresh cuts of meat, a huge selection of unique barbecue sauces, rubs and spices, plus grill kits from Stonewall Kitchen.
 

One Comment

  1. amy hayes May 25, 2012 at 10:18 pm

    K & Eighth is the best butcher but they also have really fresh seafood and the best chicken wings for marinating.

     

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