We have this lovely screened in porch off the back of our home and even though the air has already begun to get a chill, I still can't help but want to dine Al Fresco on a sunny autumn afternoon.
For this table setting I decided to forgo a tablecloth and simply use a runner and wicker place mats to cover the wrought iron table. Then I made good use of a portion of the twenty pounds of apples my kids picked last weekend at a local apple orchard. The organic feel of the apples and wicker is contrasted with crystal stemware and candle holders along with a little bling from both the flatware and shiny silver chargers.
The Perfect Autumn Lunch Menu
Butternut Squash Bisque
Grilled Chicken with Apple, Bacon, Walnuts, Red Grapes and Crumbled Blue Cheese on a Bed of Salad Greens with a Raspberry Vinaigrette Dressing
Sonoma County St. Francis Chardonnay