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Outdoor Seating

When it's warm, we want to eat outside. Fortunately Chowhounds know the best places with outdoor seating, from bars to restaurants to coffee shops. Weigh in on your favorite spots.

12 Photos to Inspire Your Patio Refresh in Time for Summer

Patio decor may not be the most pressing matter right now, but if you're lucky enough to have an outdoor space and the wherewithal to give it a spring makeover, now is a great time to freshen it up...
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GTA Patios in the age of Covid-19 - 2021 edition

Dr. John
by Dr. John 9 days ago

With patios opening up on Friday, I thought I would start a new version of this thread. Have you booked any reservations yet? Where are you hoping to go? We haven't yet booked anything as places...

Daiquiris, Piña Coladas, etc

prima
by prima 8 days ago

Anyone know where to get a good daiquiri or piña colada in TO? Rhum Corner, Bar Chef, Civil Liberties and Patois don't have them on their current menus. Thanks for any tips!

Coffee shops with patios, heated and unheated

prima
by prima 8 months ago

Unheated patio Krave on St Clair W 5 Elements 521 (on the Danforth , hope it is still open) Heated patio Boxcar Social at Summerhill

Lily | San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 days ago

Lily, a new Vietnamese restaurant in San Francisco by Chef Rob Lam, opened in October. Last month I dropped in for a solo lunch. Two four-top tables on the shaded sidewalk were available as an o...

Fish (Sausalito)

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by Malcolm Ruthven 6 days ago

The posts about Fish in Sausalito seem to all be several years old, so after I went there with a friend yesterday (first time in several years) I thought I'd speak up. We arrived at 11:30 am, think...

Boston area outdoor dining 2021?

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by youngho 2 months ago

Moody St has resumed outdoor street dining since yesterday through October. We had enjoyed a summer-style dinner (lobster roll, fish and chips) on Tempo's back patio last month during an unseasonab...

LouLou's Griddle in the Middle Cafe | Wharf #2 - Monterey

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 years ago

Long time since anyone has talked about LouLou's Griddle in the Middle, the small diner on Monterey's commercial wharf. http://www.chowhound.com/post/monterey-carmel-great-food-364989?commentId=22...

Butcher Crown Roadhouse (Petaluma)

Civil Bear
by Civil Bear 2 months ago

Stopped by Butcher Crown Roadhouse in Petaluma yesterday for lunch. I knew I was in for a treat when I saw the all BBQ smokers lined up in the patio. Mrs. Luv and I shared a platter of brisket, ...

Chez Xue | Hunan in Foster City

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

The owners of Millbrae's very popular Wonderful Restaurant have opened Chez Xue in Foster City. It has a similar Hunan and Sichuan-centered menu. The owners describe the new restaurant as more refi...

Ice Cream & Shop(pe) | Uptown Palm Springs

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

Ice Cream & Shop(pe) opened last summer at Arrive Hotel in Palm Springs. I admired the cute aqua-colored ice cream pedestal dishes and asked that my order be served in one. Sadly, they're for displ...

Give India Collab Pizza, 5/18 & 19, PizzaLeah in Windsor

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

Chef Preeti Mistry of Juhu Beach Club fame is joining forces with Windsor's PizzaLeah to raise funds for COVID-19 relief in India. They've created a collaboration Desi pizza that will be available ...

Solo Outdoor Dining Near Center City Philadelphia?

FritzJMcDonald
by FritzJMcDonald 2 months ago

I am taking a quick trip to see family in New Jersey. I'm staying in Center City. Any good place for outdoor dining? More specifically, I’ll be by myself when in Philadelphia, so any place I could ...

Reem’s California Mission: Atayef and Maarouk for Ramadan

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

Though not a member of the faith, I’ve come to look forward to the month of Ramadan for the special Syrian pastry: atayef. Learning about these long ago from “dml”, https://www.chowhound.com/post...

Jeninni Kitchen + Wine Bar's Monday Night Fried Chicken Special | Pacific Grove – Monterey Peninsula

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

Around the corner from the Pacific Grove certified farmers market, one of my favorite restaurants, Jeninni Kitchen + Wine Bar, started offering a Monday night fried chicken dinner special, $26, dur...

Izakaya Rintaro Bento To-Go | SOMA - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

Izakaya Rintaro, a Chowhound favorite, kept hope alive this pandemic year with streetside dining and an extensive menu of artfully packaged bento boxes to-go. It also raised funds for charitable ef...

Pitt's Pig BBQ | Pittsburg

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

In August, the exploration of black-owned restaurants led me to Pitt's Pig BBQ in downtown Pittsburg. Three months old at that point, the enterprise started as a BBQ catering truck and then moved i...

Izakaya Rintaro July Fundraising for Old Skool Cafe - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 12 months ago

"For the month of July we will be donating ALL proceeds from the Chrysanthemum Liberty Duck Salad to @oldskoolcafe. Headquartered in Bayview/Hunter’s Point, Old Skool Cafe is a youth-run, jazz-them...

Outdoor Dining for Group of 20

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by pollam20 2 months ago

We are looking to host a graduation party for a group of twenty Saturday or Sunday night of Memorial Day weekend and are having a hard time finding a venue that suits our needs. We are looking to ...

Rangoon - Nice Burmese in Prospect/Crown Hts

jen kalb
by jen kalb 2 months ago

Its pretty amazing to eat Burmese food in ones own neighborhood. Finally COVID and all we made it over to this newcomer at Prospect and Classon Aves which presents its dishes with style and a menu...

San Francisco Restaurant Week, April 9 to 18, 2021

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

Spring SF Restaurant Week starts today. Prix-fixe menu price points are $10, $15 or $25 Lunch and $25, $40 or $65 Dinner. For the first time the roster of 150 participating businesses includes 24 C...