It’s almost summer!
Calgary announced a new law allowing alcohol consumption in select parks as of June 1st. We all know what that means: boozy summer picnic box!
Here is a list of places where you can get ready-made picnic baskets to go with your summer drink of choice:
1. River Café
What: You can choose a Picnic à la carte and customize your basket, or you can enjoy their Picnic Garden on their outdoor picnic tables (this depends on the patio restrictions in effect).
Where: 25 Prince Island Park
2. Bow Valley Ranch Restaurant
What: They offer Al Fresco baskets with a set menu of crudités, charcuterie, sandwiches and desserts. You also have the option of adding wine, beer or a non-alcoholic beverage to your basket.
Where: 15979 Bow Bottom Trail SE
3. Brie & Banquet
What: This catering company offers “edible art”, which are carefully designed picnic boxes. They also offer a monthly subscription picnic box, perfect for maintaining a summer picnic tradition!
Where: #140, 7920 42 Street SE (new location coming soon)
4. YYC Foodtrucks
What: They have a char-cutie box of curated meats, cheeses and much more designed with different portions for 1 up to 15 people.
Where: You can order this box from their website.
What: They deliver made-to-order Grazing Boxes with a selection of meats, cheeses and local produce. The owners were mentored by Maria from MERcuterie, Vancouver’s first grazing company!
Where: You can find their picnic box available for delivery at their online store.
What: They offer a great variety of unique gourmet picnic boxes such as the Morning Graze Box, the Vegan Graze Box and the Artisanal Sandwich Box.
Where: You can enjoy the “grazing” trend and order your picnic box from their online store.
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