Double vaxxed and ready to roll out the picnic rug? We've rounded up the pick of the local platters for your alfresco eats...
Charlie and Franks, North Sydney and St Leonards
Get ready to picnic in style northsiders - the perfect alfresco platters are now available from the legends at Charlie and Franks! Packed full of deliciousness, these boxes cater for everyone in your Covid-safe group of five, from charcuterie to cheeses, salads, fresh fruit and vegies, olives, dips and more!
Oishi Billi, Alfred Street, Milsons Point
Grab a bento box or a seafood platter and head to Wendy's Secret Garden, just around the corner from this Milsons Point takeaway. Choose from myriad Japanese delights including expertly-crafted sushi, deftly-sliced sashimi, rich slowed-cooked curries, truffle oil laced edamame and a one-of-a-kind miso soup packed with nuggets of seafood. There’s clever vegie and vegan options too, combining flavours and textures to create plant-powered dishes with a delicious Japanese twist. Order takeaway direct with Oishi Billi. Click here for the menu and more!
Against The Grind, Young Street, Neutral Bay
The Neutral Bay deli and coffee shop has packed their antipasto know-how into handy picnic packs which can be catered for up to five people - perfect for a stroll to Cremorne Point or Primrose Park. Order 24 hours in advance by contacting the team via DM on instagram @againstthegrind or giving them a call on 9953 5896
Hendriks, Holtermann Street, Crows Nest
From signature giant jaffles packed with oozy cheese to decadent charcuterie and cheese selections perfect for alfresco eats, Hendriks has you covered. Why not grab a few of their cocktails in jam jars too? Their gingerbread espresso martini is available along with a range of Cognac based tipples. Call 02 9439 2222 or order through the website here
Foliage Cafe, Blues Point Road, McMahons Point
Give the legends at the Foliage a call and they'll be able to put together a packed with goodies perfect for a sweet reunion with your fully vaxxed mates. Think almond croissants, crunchy granola pots and Nutella stuffed donuts - yes please!
Call 7901 0766 or visit foliagecage.com.au