A packable, portable lunch is king of warm weather, in my book.
Leave the house at 8 a.m. with a salad or sandwich you can tote around reliably for hours, and your day's possibilities are endless. Impromptu park picnic to celebrate sun? No problem. Road trip upstate? Sure, and no need to stop for a bite. Spontaneous beach trip? Yes, and I'll be the one eating my tuna sandwich under a wide umbrella, with a book.
And I'm not talking sad, dented PB&Js here. I mean expertly delicious broccoli salads, curry chicken salad lettuce cups, and other stunners fit to be the star of your lunch. Here are 9 salads and sandwiches that travel so well, they deserve frequent flyer miles:
A New Way to Dinner, co-authored by Food52's founders Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs, is an indispensable playbook for stress-free meal-planning (hint: cook foundational dishes on the weekend and mix and match ‘em through the week).Order now