Washington Park. Good for a picnic anytime, with kid-friendly movies screened outdoors once a month in summer. Arrive early, blankets and low chairs in hand, to get a spot and buy fresh popcorn. Movies at 8:15 p.m. Jul 29, Aug 12, and Sep 9. Free. 850 Burlingame Ave.; www.burlingame.org or 650/558-7300.EAT
Crepevine. The covered front patio is a great place for lunch; generous portions make sharing easy. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily. $. 1310 Burlingame Ave.; 650/344-1310.
Piazza Italia Café. The aroma of toasting bread and murmurings of Italian emanate from the kitchen of this cozy locals' secret. Have the panini. Lunch Mon-Sat, dinner Thu-Fri. $. 321 Primrose Rd.; 650/343-4444.
Tea Celsius. Break for a creamy iced vanilla chai and a warm chocolate waffle. Open daily. $. 283 Lorton Ave.; 650/685-1288.