As restaurants get more accustomed to the reality of outdoor dining — with indoor dining only returning at a limited capacity — many have expanded their menu beyond the lunch or dinner that was initially offered as restaurants reopened from months-long closures, to include brunch as well.
In many cases, the menus may still be a condensed version of what they used to be before the pandemic. But, with the addition of several new restaurants that have opened during the last few months, brunch options have once again expanded. Here’s a guide to recently launched brunches that are worth checking out, along with some old favorites. There’s Peruvian empanadas, Chinese-Thai porridge, chile oil fried eggs, and more to choose from.
A number of New York City restaurants have resumed outdoor dining services. However, this should not be taken as endorsement for outdoor dining, 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