Is it hot enough for you as we say good-bye to June and when we approach the 'dog days' of the scorching summer days of July and August? Maybe yes, and maybe not, totally depending on where you live. All I can say, is that: 'The Heat Is On' here in the Carolina's! Warm temperatures that compel us to enjoy simpler, cooler fare. and natural surroundings that lure us outside! A tradition that Italians have enjoyed for centuries . . . known as "al fresco" dining. The phrase 'al fresco' is Italian for "in the cool air". Al fresco dining is most popular in summer when the weather is more enjoyable in the evening when cool breezes blow and the slow twirl of patio fans keep us cool. Italian 'al fresco' is a casual form that has a more easy-going, laid-back atmosphere and that which is perfect for the easy, breasy entertaining of summertime! Serving classic Italian … Read More . . .