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How to Have a Stylish Picnic in NYC

August 8th, 2018 | The Flavors of New York

No matter our age, budget or location, picnics will always have an appeal. The classic blanket, a wicker basket and fresh food eaten outdoors. Who wouldn’t like that? Well, when the sun is out, you cannot miss the opportunity to have an Instagram-perfect picnic in New York.

What will make your experience truly spectacular will be gourmet food in a stylish setting. If that’s what you’re after, take a look at our recommendations.

Perfect Picnic

This company knows what it’s doing. Featured in major newspapers and magazines, Perfect Picnic offers the option of purchasing a Grab & Go picnic that includes the basics (baguettes, snacks and beverages), or you can upgrade to a Classic or Deluxe picnic. Both include cheese, cold meats, fresh baguettes, fruit and much more.

If you are willing to spend a little extra, then take it up a notch by booking a picnic experience. The good people of Perfect Picnic will help set up a full-service picnic, including blanket, cushions and even the clean up! Options include Gold Picnic, Brunch Picnic and even a Proposal Picnic. These experiences are made for people who don’t want to worry about a thing and who want the best of the best.

Zabar’s Food Basket

Maybe you want something a little more casual but with guaranteed quality food. Zabar’s sells gift baskets that are can easily be turned into a delish picnic extravaganza. Morning baskets with bagels, pastries and juice are ideal for an early picnic. If you prefer an afternoon outing, the Central Park Basket has everything from wafers, biscottis, cheese, salami and many snacks.