Restaurants and bars are once again breaking out their electric and natural gas heaters, as temperatures drop and cases of the omicron variant continue to rise citywide. Some, like Dr. Clark in Chinatown and Cote in the Flatiron District, have outfitted their setups with heated tables, while others — Baar Baar in the East Village, Wu’s Wonton King in Chinatown, and others — are using the overhead electric heaters that warmed their structures last winter. As temperatures drop, this list of restaurants offering heated outdoor dining will be updated regularly. If there’s an outdoor setup in your neighborhood that we missed, let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Health experts consider dining out to be a high-risk activity for the unvaccinated; it may pose a risk for the vaccinated, especially in areas with substantial COVID transmission.Read More