When is it not prime picnic season in L.A.? Our crystal clear skies and sunny weather make picnicking a viable option year-round, whether you’re taking food to the beach, the Hollywood Bowl, on a hike or to an outdoor concert. Putting a picnic basket together can be an ordeal, though, so we rounded up a few places that make it easy for you by providing everything you need in one place: Snacks and sweets? Check. Phenomenal sandwiches? Triple check. Some will even throw the whole thing into a picnic basket for you. If you’re looking for scenic spots where you can put down a blanket, we’ve got you covered on that end, too—check out our guide to L.A.’s best picnic locations, for the days you want to dine alfresco.
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