Memorial Day BBQ Party and Birthday Celebration

It’s Memorial Day in the U.S., which is also the semi-official kick-off to summer and outdoor grilling. It’s a busy weekend here in the San Francisco Bay area. Not only is it Memorial Day, it’s the 75th anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge’s staggering construction – and, even more importantly, it’s my son’s birthday. We have a busy day of festivities ahead of us, but before I sign off I will leave you with a Memorial Day menu worthy of a national holiday, a bridge building fête, and a birthday BBQ celebration.

13 responses to “Memorial Day BBQ Party and Birthday Celebration

  1. Great round up, the Golden Gate turning 75 only makes this Memorial Day much more special….

    but, your son’s Birthday on the exact same double-decker celebration occasion… takes it over the top!

    Happy Birthday to him, and enjoy your ultra-special Monday…. 😉

  2. Lovely recipes and ideas! I really like the potato salad.



  3. Enjoy this special day – your recipes are making me feel like summer truly is around the corner…

  4. What a great lineup. I kid you not we made blackberry spritzers yesterday. Have a great weekend and happy birthday to the bridge and your son!

  5. Happy memorial day! I hope you have a great day – that lineup of food looks delicious.

  6. sounds like a festive day! everything looks great.

  7. What a lovely roundup!! Happy Birthday to your son, and Happy Memorial Day to your whole family. Still in sunny Maui enjoying the mangoes 🙂

  8. Sounds like you had a very fun and busy weekend! And the food line-up….DELICIOUS! I didn’t find a link to any of the recipes??? Hopefully they weren’t staring me in the face! 🙂

  9. I know you had to have had a great weekend of celebrations. A terrific roundup of ideas.

  10. I hope your son had a wonderful birthday! Every item on that menu looks superb! You had me at Mojito!!

  11. I can’t wait for the local goods to make your tomato and corn salad….YUM!

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