If you or someone you know is suffering from visions of the Amalfi Coast in the middle of 5:00 traffic on Loop 610, you are not alone. Dog Days of Summer Syndrome — or DDDS — affects millions of Houstonians every year, but a new alfresco dining venue — Il Giardino — is helping thousands of landlocked locals overcome their Italian vacation hallucinations in three easy steps:
(2) Find a shaded poolside table in the hotel’s lush gardens.
(3) Order a Negroni or Aperol Spritz.
Sip. Breathe. Repeat as necessary.