Sturdy, lightweight dishes and cutlery made from (renewable) bamboo make for eco-friendly, unplastic picnics. Plates and utensils, $7.99 to $12.99 for multi-item packs; Bambu Lacquerware serving utensils, $10.99 each, and bowls, $12.99 each; at Fox & Obel Market, 401 E. Illinois St., 312-410-7301. "Sporks" ($10 for 24) at Museum of Contemporary Art Store, 220 E. Chicago Ave., 312-280-2660.


Photograph: Leonard Gertz