By Alex Sanidad
Whether you're taking in a concert in the park or dining in your backyard, these chic, reusable pieces will encourage you to break the paper-plate habit. "In my summer fantasy, I have all of these items ready to go for impromptu meals on the beach," says Living lifestyle editor Jessica Romm. "They're easy to wash and store, and they'll last season after season." In fact, we're guessing you'll find yourself reaching for them even after summer is a distant memory.
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