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Eating Al Fresco

Inspiration for outdoor dining, including recipes for the grill and ideas for décor.


Eating Al Fresco

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Here is a recipe inspired by the cooking exploits of Manny Howard, a size-large Brooklynite with a generous spirit, a healthy capacity for self-deception and the cooking skills of a dude-ranch Escoffier. (Photo: Zachary Zavislak for The New York Times)

Manhattan. Photo: Bruce Buck for The New York Times

Southampton, N.Y. Photo: Eric Striffler for The New York Times

Harbour Island, Bahamas. A 19th-century Bohemian crystal cup and saucer from Moser. Photo: Tony Cenicola/The New York Times

Nearly net zero in Santa Monica, CA. Photo: Trevor Tondro for the New York Times

Columbia County, NY Photo: Jane Beiles for The New York Times.

Recipe: Pork and portobello burgers || Photo: Francesco Tonelli for The New York Times

Recipe: Grilled steak and vegetables with tortillas || Photo: Francesco Tonelli for The New York Times

Recipe: Chivito steak sandwich || Photo: Fred R. Conrad/The New York Times

Sagaponack, N.Y. Photo: Eric Striffler for The New York Times

Recipe: Outdoor fried chicken for a crowd. Photo: Sabra Krock for The New York Times

Photo: Trevor Tondro for The New York Times

Grilled chile flank steak with tomatillo-pineapple salsa. Photo: Andrew Scrivani for The New York Times

Grilled leg of lamb with spicy lime yogurt sauce. Photo: Andrew Scrivani for The New York Times

Vipiteno, Italy. Photo: Andrea Wyner for The New York Times

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    cmac_006

    Wow! Would love an espresso here!

Decatur, Ga. Photo: Robert Rausch for The New York Times

Grilled pork loin with wine-salt rub. Photo: Andrew Scrivani for The New York Times

Clam pasta with basil and hot pepper. Photo: Karsten Moran for The New York Times

  • Robert van Haastert
    Robert van Haastert

    Spaghetti con Vongole....jummie. Looks easy but isn't

Actually grilled cheese. Photo: Fred R. Conrad/The New York Times

Lamb and fig kebabs with honey and rosemary. Photo: Andrew Scrivani for The New York Times

Spice-rubbed grilled chicken thighs with tomato-cucumber relish. Photo: Andrew Scrivani for The New York Times

Exotic grilled shrimp with wilted spinach and peaches. Photo: Andrew Scrivani for The New York Times

Crusty grilled skirt steak with smoky eggplant chutney. Photo: Andrew Scrivani for The New York Times

Home on Vancouver Island. Photo: Brad Laughton

Sweet and spicy grilled flank steak. Photo: Andrew Scrivani for The New York Times