Modern Food + Picnic Totes

Go from farm to table and beyond in stylish and unique Millie | Lottie totes. These chic bags include a light cutting board on bottom, enabling you to effortlessly carry everything from pies to Pinot, along with room for anything else you need.  Locally produced in San Francisco by Jan Hammock, this line of luxurious bags and wraps are designed for fashionable modern moms, good cooks, and anyone who wants to share food in style. 

The tradition of carrying and sharing food from the market, to the picnic or potluck, we want to help get you gathering around the table, one meal at a time.

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Etta
Our Etta Modern Food Tote is our classic strap picnic, market or potluck totes. They are made from two layers of thick canvas with a third layer of a wipeable/thermal lining; storage pocket; and a strap for wine bottles. Option: with or without a cutting board. Style 1: ETTA STRAP in sizes: MEDIUM or XLARGE Colors: BLACK or NATURAL. See the DEMO VIDEO below for a large Eva but has the same features.
Heirloom
Our Heirloom Wraps are inspired by the Japanese Furoshiki. They flexible in their structure and in their use. They can carry a lunch, a side-dish or main dish bowl, roasting pan or even serve as a veggie bag at the grocery store. Option: comes with or without a cutting board. Sizes: SMALL 9 x 9 or LARGE 9 x 13. Materials: DENIM or GOLD See DEMO VIDEO BELOW
Eva
Eva Modern Food Tote is our signature, luxurious picnic, market or potluck totes with a large leather handle and a detachable easy grip handle. They are made from two layers of thick canvas with a third layer of a wipeable/thermal lining; storage pocket; and a strap for wine bottles. Option: with or without cutting board. Sizes: MEDIUM or LARGE, Colors: BLACK or MEDIUM See the DEMO VIDEO below of tote features.
Branch
The Branch Modern Market Tote is our "every person" tote, a more affordable version of the Etta. These workhorse totes are flexible and can be folded up and put in other bags and pulled out at the market. Options: with or without cutting board. Color: All have Midnight EXTERIOR of Carhardt Cotton with PINK or ORANGE waterproof cavas lining. Sizes: MEDIUM or X-LARGE.
Maple Hill
Napkins come in either LINED or UNLINED. These heirloom-quality napkins are hearty and will last. Unlined Material: Chambray and Indigo Organic Linen. Lined Material: Organic Indigo Linen and Organic Gray Cotton with Natural Linen or Organic Grey Cotton, both lined with Natural Organic Linen. Aprons; Denim + Indigo Organic Linen.
CLEARANCE
Offering items at 50% off the original. price Limited quantity. Cutting board sold separately.

Personalized Customer Care

 I designed all these totes while visiting many kitchens and interviewing people on what they carry.  Standard and other vessels have all been tested. I can personally guide you to the proper tote by engaging you with a few questions. Please feel free to write me at jan@millielottie.com. I will set you on the path with the correct modern food tote to suite your needs. Meanwhile, I hope the videos below help explain what makes my products unique. Cheers. 

Testimonials

This amazing insulated tote from @millielottietotes holds a 9x13 inch pan, say full of lemon bars.

Melissa Clark's InstagramNYTimes Food Editor

When we saw your bags at a local show, we immediately knew they would make a perfect wedding gift and we were lucky enough to need one right away! The Newlyweds loved it so much, they used it the day after receiving it in the mail. And since seeing you, I haven’t been able to stop thinking about them and have put one on my personal gift list!

StephanieMillie | Lottie Client

Love my @millielottietotes sx-large Etta Tote for delicate produce. The cutting board on the bottom keeps everything straight and I love supporting local women-run business that also manufacture in San Francisco.

TammyMillie | Lottie Client

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The Heirloom Wrap Small

with or without a cutting board, this wrap has the flexibility to carry oh so much