Picnic Basket Essentials This Spring

Summer Guide, Sydney / September 22, 2021

Discover which food and beverages you should be adding to your picnic basket this spring!

With the easing of lockdown restrictions, fully vaccinated Sydneysiders are playing catch-ups in groups of five at their favourite Picnic Spots and Beach Pools across Sydney. There’s nothing better than spending warm days soaking up the sunshine, especially now that the sun is staying out for longer. Whether you’re stocking up the picnic basket for a romantic date or you’re filling the esky for a celebration with friends, we’ve rounded up some great food and beverage options to add to your basket this spring!


New C.A.N Vodka Soda

This new vodka soda is the perfect refreshment to add to your picnic basket this spring! It’s low sugar and there’s no compromise to the taste with flavours including Ruby Grapefruit and Pineapple & Passionfruit. The brand is all about making a positive impact so with every purchase, 10% of the profits are donated to conservation initiatives such as Conservation Volunteers Australia and Wild Ark. You can sip with peace of mind knowing that you’re contributing to a healthier planet as well as drinking a healthier low-calorie beverage. C.AN is available to purchase through Boozebud and your local bottle shop.


Formaggi Ocello Grazing Boxes

What is a picnic without an epic grazing board? If you’re looking for the best place to get your cheese platter essentials, look no further than Surry Hills’ Formaggi Ocello, boasting an online marketplace of delicious hampers, grazing plates, cheeses, wines and so much more. Why not tuck into their Australian Cheese Grazing Board or the Grazing Antipasto Box. Order online here


BentSpoke Brewing Co Ginger Beer

There are few beverages as refreshing as ginger beer and BentSpoke Brewing makes one of our favourites on the market! The Brewed Ginger Beer, now relabelled as Fixie, combines REAL ginger from Buderim Queensland brewed with Cashmere hops. With the perfect balance of sweetness and spice and 3.5% ALC, it’s the perfect easy-drinking sessionable ale to take you from day to night drinking in the warmer months. Shop online through the BentSpoke website here or at your local bottle shop.


Yes Chef! Meal Packs

If you’re working on your summer bod or need a health kick after a few too many months in lockdown, Yes Chef! can help you. The new food delivery service creates ready-made meals that are well-balanced and don’t compromise flavour. The meals are chef-prepared and delivered to your door fresh, ready to be stored in the fridge and eaten at your convenience. Our menu favourites include the Falafel Buddha Bowl, the Poached Salmon, Beetroot & Lentil Salad, the Grilled Haloumi Wrap and the Thai Beef Salad. The meals come in transportable eco-friendly containers, ready for you to pack into your basket for a day at the beach or picnic in the park. Browse the menu and order online at Yes Chef!


Sheraton Grand High Tea

If you want to upe the ante for your picnic, we’d order a luxe high tea experience frm Sheraton Grand. The High Tea Box features an exquisite curation of sweet and savoury treats including petite finger sandwiches and Moreton Bay bug quiches. The best part is you don’t have to break the bank at just $69 for two people. Order online here

Sponsored Love. This post is proudly brought to you in partnership with C.A.N, BentSpoke Brewing Co & Yes Chef!. Thank you for supporting the partners that make Eat Drink Play possible.

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