Tips for the Perfect Summer Picnic

June 20 marks the first day of summer. And what better way to welcome the season of backyard barbecues, beach trips and pool games than rolling out a blanket with a basket packed with delicious eats? Check out these tips on how to throw the perfect summer picnic:

What to Eat (& Sip on)

Don’t feel like cookin’? Don’t sweat it – Swing by our drive-thru, order your favorites online for curbside pickup, or get your BBQ delivered. It’s as easy as that.

What to Bring

Don’t leave your house without these essentials:

  • Plates, napkins and utensils for when you’re ready to dig in.
  • The right blanket and a couple of pillows for cushion.
  • A cooler to stow away all the leftovers afterwards.
  • Hand sanitizer, bug spray, sunscreen & trash bags.
  • Portable/bluetooth speaker. A portable radio will do just fine.
  • A board game or yard game to play after you’ve finished eating.

Set the Mood

Find the perfect local spot and ‘Q up our Summer or Backyard BBQ playlists on Spotify.

Follow these tips and, as far as we’re concerned, your summer forecast is nothin’ but good times, sunshine and slow-smoked BBQ.

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