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.
- CategoryEat & Drink
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.
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.
1000 Manhattan Avenue in Manhattan Beach, 310-372-2021, bacchuswinesla.com
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!
I love history – particularly 20th-century American history. I believe it all began when my first grade teacher Miss Lodestro chose me to present a gift to Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller when he came to my hometown of Jamestown, New York, to dedicate the new community college campus.