Picnic Planner

What's your idea of the perfect picnic? Whether it's foie gras and Chardonnay at a secluded site or just a bucket of fast-food chicken at a neighborhood park, here's where to spread your blanket and fill your basket--plus some backup plans.

Updated: June 18, 2001

Rain Checks

Cafe Degas

3127 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119

Court Of Two Sisters

613 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130


Langenstein's In Metairie

800 Metairie Rd, Metairie, LA 70005

Martin Wine Cellar

3500 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115

Chez Nous Charcuterie

5701 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115

Picnic Spots

City Park

1 Palm Dr, New Orleans, LA 70124

Lafreniere Park

3000 Downs Blvd, Metairie, LA 70003