There are two times of the year when you can appreciate the fine art of dining outside without being completely miserable: early spring and late fall.
By summer, you're broiling in the heat and being eaten alive by bugs. By winter, you're too cold to talk.
So soak up that outdoor eating while you can.
This week's Readers' Choice poll is about that. Tell us your favorite place to have a fake picnic.
Your choices are:
We can't add any establishments to this poll, but if your favorite is missing, tell us in the comments below so we'll know for next time.
You have until Friday at 9 a.m. to vote.
The winner will be based equally on the poll results and on positive reviews and ratings on the directory listings for the businesses. So after you vote in the poll, be sure to click on the name of the business above so you can give your pick a five-star rating and review.
If there's a tie, we'll break it based on the most positive comments, so tell us why you chose your favorite restaurant in the comment space below.
We will announce the winner at noon Friday.
Next week, in preparation for Mother's Day, we'll ask about your favorite florist.
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