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Food

What to Pack for National Picnic Day

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Though we might be tied to our desks, there's no reason why you can't enjoy this outdoorsy national food holiday. Or even if you are office-bound, you can always tote your lunch outside with some of your co-workers -- or solo -- to soak up the gorgeous SoCal rays. Here are some suggestions as to what to pack in your picnic basket. Recommendations on where to bring your spread can be found here.