Pastoral = Successful Summer Picnic

Is there a more perfect way to spend an afternoon in the city than on a blanket enjoying a warm breeze in a shady spot on a lakefront park with a picnic meal? 

Pastoral, the award-winning Chicago neighborhood cheese, specialty foods and wine shop has all you need for the perfect summer picnic. They're now offering five perfectly packaged picnics, including the Grande Italiano Picnic. Each picnic package is made-to-order and available for same day pick-up or delivery. For more info, check out

Pastoral also shared its list of top places for picnics in the city:

Pastoral’s “Picks” for Picnic Spots in the Chicagoland Area
  • Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum
  • Jay Pritzker Pavillion, Millennium Park
  • Lincoln Park Zoo
  • Montrose Beach
  • Oz Park
  • Humboldt Park
  • Grant Park
  • Maggie Daley Park
  • Ravinia Festival lawn