Meaty mushrooms marinated in a flavorful soy-sauce mixture, grilled or broiled to perfection, and served over lemony couscous salad make an altogether elegant dish. Kebabs and salad are also perfect picnic fare. Put the salad together ahead of time and throw the mushrooms on the grill shortly before serving. Slideshows: Spectacular Kebabs
We don't often think of sparkling wine as an accompaniment to food; its usual place is as an aperitif. Here, however, a rosé Champagne, with its crisp acidity, hint of red fruit, and subtle earthy undertow, will be truly exciting.