Life’s a Picnic

Whether lunching in the park,
packing for the beach or concert dining at Malaga Cove, we picked a few local restaurants with offerings for the perfect picnic basket.

Lunada Bay Market

2201 Palos Verdes Drive West in Palos Verdes Estates, 310-377-2029
Everything you need for the perfect picnic, from sandwiches and sides to beverages to tasty deserts. Excellent selection all around.

Boccato’s Market

3127 Manhattan Avenue in Hermosa Beach, 310-376-0574
Family-owned business with some of the best freshly-made sandwiches in town. Highly suggest the chicken or egg salad with one of their amazing sides. Delicious.

Bacchus Wines

1000 Manhattan Avenue in Manhattan Beach, 310-372-2021,
Bringing booze? For alcohol-friendly events, pair your picnic fare with one of the fine bottles carried at this Manhattan staple. Favorites include the Cakebread Cellars Chardonnay and Golden Eye Pinot Noir. Cheers!

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