After dutifully ordering canned beer for takeout and delivery during the pandemic, New Yorkers can once again sip their favorite beers straight from the keg. From buzzy woman-owned newcomer Talea to veteran stalwarts like Evil Twin and Threes Brewing, breweries across the city have invited customers back to their taprooms and backyards for on-premise drinking, some for the first time in more than a year. This list of standout breweries includes those with food menus, flights, cold brew, and boardwalk views.
A number of NYC restaurants are offering outdoor dining, as well as takeout and delivery service. The type of service offered is indicated on each map point. However, this should not be taken as endorsement for dining in, as there are still safety concerns: for updated information on coronavirus cases in your area, please visit the NYC Health Department’s website. Studies indicate that there is a lower exposure risk when outdoors, but the level of risk involved with patio dining is contingent on restaurants following strict social distancing and other safety guidelines.Read More