07/15/2011 03:20 pm ET Updated Sep 14, 2011

A Guide To New York's Great Premade Picnic Baskets (With A Map!)

Random rain showers notwithstanding, it's officially picnic season: It's sunny, the High Line extension opened a few weeks ago, and there are parks aplenty in this city. In fact, this very weekend would be a perfect time for a picnic. And, this being New York, a host of restaurants around town want to set you up with gourmet meals to go. We've picked out a dozen of the freshest picnic options, from a simple lunch for $12 to what might be the world's most extravagant basket, for $2,000. Check out our handy map to see which offerings are closest to your favorite patch of grass, then grab a blanket, some friends, a bottle (or two) of wine, and place your order.

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