Winter is coming. There’s no getting around the fact that patio season as we know it will soon come to an end, and with it the opportunity for diners to enjoy the warm weather on expanded restaurant and bar outdoor eating areas, while COVID-related indoor dining capacity remains restricted to
With restaurants limited to 50-percent capacity due to the coronavirus pandemic, outdoor dining has become a big part of the restaurant business.
“We’ve been fortunate that the weather has been really exceptional this summer. Studies have shown that eating outside is a really safe alternative. We’ve been fearing winter for
New $5,000 grants could help with heating costs
NYC restaurants could get a major boost heading into the winter months with a new grant announced by DoorDash, in partnership with the NYC Hospitality
People enjoy outdoor dining amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., September 14, 2020.
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Ice huts, yurts and tents have been growing in popularity over the last several years as restaurateurs looked to extend the life of their outdoor patios.
Outdoor dining has been a lifeline for many restaurants during the pandemic. But a new report from Goldman Sachs estimates that winter weather will reduce consumer spending at restaurants by 3%-4%, which means some restaurants may need to rethink things. And whether that’s an investment in retrofitting an outdoor dining
When New York City recently said that restaurants could offer outdoor dining year-round, it was a decision these establishments quickly lauded. But for Roni Mazumdar, who owns Indian restaurants in the city, the news was a harsh reminder that the playing field isn’t the same for every dining spot.
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Restaurateur Danny Meyer’s Navy Yard seafood restaurant Maialino Mare is still on pandemic hiatus, but sister rooftop bar Anchovy Social swam back into action recently. Go for seafood towers, Maryland crab deviled eggs, fancy tinned seafood, and coastal cocktails—stay for pretty Anacostia River views.
Courtney Plaskitt, a server at Health House Foods and Taste of New York in Johnston, helps a customer on the patio Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020. (Photo: Zach Boyden-Holmes/The Register)
At Jesse’s Embers, a steakhouse and seafood restaurant in Des Moines, Iowa, summertime diners took their business to the parking
Cooler weather doesn’t have to mean the end of outdoor dining — and this season on Long Island, it won’t.
Fans of al fresco dining can stretch the season this year by having a meal in a unique and fun setting — be that a table for two in a
NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A plan to help restaurants in Norfolk survive the winter months is moving forward.
With the coronavirus pandemic, more people are turning to outdoor dining, but because of the cold temperatures some worry business at restaurants in the mermaid city may plummet. Now they’re hoping federal
For nearly 50 years, Oscar’s Tavern has been a destination for those who don’t want to be seen. Or at least, seen very well.
The dive bar, situated on Sansom Street in Center City, is known for its vinyl booths, cheap beer, and orange lighting.
But back in June, the
NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / October 5, 2020 / Johnny Marines, by all definitions, is a living embodiment of the American Dream.
Thanks to his success managing one of the hottest Latin music groups ever – Aventura – Johnny’s journey from a young kid in New York City to
When a cold snap hit Chicago last month, Cy Oldham was prepared. The owner of Uptown bar Fat Cat lit the heat lamps and fire pits on the patio and invited guests to cozy up with a warm Bourbon cider. The $7,000 investment in heaters, fire pits and propane tanks
JUPITER — It might be closing time for restaurant tents for outdoor seating in Jupiter during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Local restaurateurs say the town told them last week to remove outdoor
Soulgood, a plant-based food truck with exclusively vegan offerings, is opening its first brick-and-mortar restaurant in West Dallas.
Owner and chef Cynthia Nevels worked in management consulting for 20 years before starting Soulgood. Burgers, “not” dogs, nachos, tacos, and tamales are just some of the different items the eatery offers.
Restaurant owners say they have grown accustomed this year to constantly reinventing themselves to survive. Getting around Mother Nature as the U.S. heads toward winter may be their biggest challenge yet.
Sales from outdoor dining, reduced indoor dining, delivery, and takeout haven’t equaled what most restaurants expected to earn this … Read More
New Yorkers who are wary of the potential virus risk of dining indoors are sticking with the streets. But forget last summer’s makeshift, pop-up canopies. Restaurants all over town are gearing up for comfier, cozier alfresco noshing as the air turns chill.
Thanks to relaxed city rules, owners are upping
The weather is cooling and with the easing of COVID-19-related rules, restaurants are stepping up to offer diners more options for safely eating out. Some restaurants have placed tables outside, while several local eateries have added patios as an option for their customers.
“It’s been rough,” said Deborah Dean, who
It’s true that in Asheville, and across the country, restaurants have closed as the coronavirus pandemic has shaken the landscape for small businesses.
Still, some restaurants have opened and continue to do so, giving us a glimpse of what could be the future of dining.
In some of these