June 30 Global TV talking picnicking in style.
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1) Canadian Tire – outdoor Shelter, portable coolers, picnic blanket
Start at Canadian Tire where you can pick up a shelter, coolers and picnic table clothes.
If you are looking for some unique items, head to Bacci’s on 12th and Granville.
Picnic Blanket, Plates, Bowls and Cups, Tablecloth and Napkins, Picnic cutlery.
Dirty Apron has a complete picnic, everything you need in Gourmet Picnic.
Sandwiches Prosciutto with figs, watercress, Brie cheese, and balsamic onions on fresh-baked baguette and Confit albacore tuna with citrus mayonnaise, smoked paprika, fennel, basil, Parmesan on fresh-baked baguette
Salads Roasted mushrooms with puffed black rice, shallots, Thai style chimichurri and a sherry vinaigrette – Israeli cous-cous, fire roasted peppers, cherry tomatoes, grilled eggplant, asparagus, zucchini and lemon vinaigrette
Desserts Triple chocolate chip cookie, Oatmeal coconut raisin cookie, Chocolate pistachio cream cheese brownies
Charcuterie + Cheese Boards – Oyama Meat’s Italian prosciutto and mild soppresata salami – Comte and Brie cheese from France – Elsa’s Story Rosemary & Olive Oil Crackers – House-made hummus Organic fruit
Beverages – Flavoured San Pellegrino – Limonata and Aranciata
Real Canadian Superstore a great place to pick up picnic essentials
PC Home Essentials Salad caddie, bamboo plates, glasses, napkins, tray and serving tongs.
Stop in at Pete’s Meats for some bread, cheese, rillettes, charcuterie and mustard and you are set.