Mere steps from Central Park, this quaint French restaurant slings picnic baskets just as charming as its circa-1939 summer garden vibe. Each basket comes stocked with classic Francophile fare like red beet tartare, truffled mac and cheese, pan-seared salmon and roasted duck magret. Baskets are priced at $140 and $175. And rumor has it Shakespeare in the Park’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream–themed baskets are slated to run from July 11 through August 13.
With so many lush and verdant NYC parks to choose from, finding the perfect picnic spot will be a breeze—all you need to add is the best premade picnic baskets in NYC. If you don’t know what to pack for the perfect picnic, you can just leave it up to the experts. We’ve scoured the city in search of the best restaurants to get premade picnic baskets packed with everything from porchetta paninis to strip steaks to the best cheesecake in NYC. These premade picnic baskets provide the ideal accoutrement to a sunny afternoon while awaiting Shakespeare in the Park or a mellow evening next to the Prospect Park Bandshell.
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