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Offline 80JHer

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Warm & safe Outdoor seating
« on: December 03, 2020, 10:03:54 AM »
I’ve seen some ridiculous “outside“ setups here in JH, enclosed sheds with doors for examples. 

Has anyone seen a safe set up, that also has heat (overhead or propane) ?

Offline Shelby2

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Re: Warm & safe Outdoor seating
« Reply #1 on: December 03, 2020, 11:17:19 AM »
I’ve seen some ridiculous “outside“ setups here in JH, enclosed sheds with doors for examples. 

Has anyone seen a safe set up, that also has heat (overhead or propane) ?

I haven't taken a close look, but I believe Addictive Wine and Tapas has a nice setup with heaters. You may want to contact them to be sure. On Nov. 24 they posted that their heaters were about to arrive in the coming week. They always pay attention to aesthetics and environment, so hopefully you'd find what you're looking for there.

Edited to add that I also saw a post on Nov. 4 where they already had some heaters, so maybe they were awaiting additional heaters on Nov. 24, or maybe I misunderstood. But in any case, they do have some outdoor heating available.




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Re: Warm & safe Outdoor seating
« Reply #2 on: December 03, 2020, 12:40:35 PM »
that looks like a nice setup, but, honestly, i'd shy away from using shared blankets in this environment.

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Re: Warm & safe Outdoor seating
« Reply #3 on: December 03, 2020, 02:17:06 PM »
The Q gotcha!


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Re: Warm & safe Outdoor seating
« Reply #4 on: December 03, 2020, 03:45:16 PM »
i hadn't seen your setup since i only get over to Northern for very specific trips, but that looks legit on all levels. well done.

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Re: Warm & safe Outdoor seating
« Reply #5 on: December 03, 2020, 10:01:22 PM »
Nice! The heating lamps is all I need! Well done, Dudley and team!

Offline Garsleat

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Re: Warm & safe Outdoor seating
« Reply #6 on: December 03, 2020, 10:29:23 PM »
Khao Nom, bistro eloise

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Re: Warm & safe Outdoor seating
« Reply #7 on: December 05, 2020, 10:01:13 PM »

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Re: Warm & safe Outdoor seating
« Reply #8 on: December 06, 2020, 08:14:16 AM »
Bistro Eloise is fully enclosed. I wish they would open up the tent wall facing the building, but they don't appear to be doing so. As far as I can tell, there is no added ventilation to the tent they've set up, which is a requirement when enclosing more than 50% of the outdoor space and setting up partitions inside that space.

One of the ways Covid spreads is airborne transmission, so since so many local restaurants are choosing to create environments that encourage that form of spread, which I happen to believe is likely how my loved one who died from Covid encountered the virus, I won't be dining out.

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Re: Warm & safe Outdoor seating
« Reply #9 on: December 06, 2020, 10:20:48 PM »
that's disappointing. Bistro Eloise was our only dining-out experience during this period - in early October - and the tent seemed pretty open then, at least facing the building. there were openings on all sides. but that was a relatively warm day, and i haven't been up that way since. i'm with you as far as holding off on dining out right now. we have a few rough months ahead, and i don't think a croque madame (even a good one) is worth getting sick for.

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Re: Warm & safe Outdoor seating
« Reply #10 on: December 08, 2020, 08:49:12 AM »
This link might be handy.
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1mhRXl_kWn1n5HESNwSsDbHOpYyxFsSbVGdTUiBAicE8/edit

Here’s another source I came across on Twitter for locating restaurants offering heating outdoors. I added The Queensboro.

https://www.findaheatlamp.com/

The Google docs link provided in your post lists more Queens restaurants, though.


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Offline Garsleat

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Re: Warm & safe Outdoor seating
« Reply #11 on: December 08, 2020, 09:55:00 PM »
This link might be handy.
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1mhRXl_kWn1n5HESNwSsDbHOpYyxFsSbVGdTUiBAicE8/edit

Here’s another source I came across on Twitter for locating restaurants offering heating outdoors. I added The Queensboro.

https://www.findaheatlamp.com/

Any additional list is always helpful :)

The Google docs link provided in your post lists more Queens restaurants, though.

Offline JHMNY

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Re: Warm & safe Outdoor seating
« Reply #12 on: December 11, 2020, 12:26:20 PM »
No indoor dining effective Monday according to Gov. Cuomo.


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Re: Warm & safe Outdoor seating
« Reply #13 on: December 11, 2020, 01:10:37 PM »
There's a whole lotta indoor dining outside.......defeating the whole purpose.

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Re: Warm & safe Outdoor seating
« Reply #14 on: December 12, 2020, 08:36:58 AM »
^Yeah, since those folks didn't get the memo (or use Google), chances are good none of them will be ripping off some of the siding they erected to fully enclose the space. Even the fully enclosed individual pods that have been created seem to lack ventilation. I walk by places like Pollo la brasa Mario (I'm sure I've butchered the name) up around 83rd and 37th Ave, which has done  an impressive job at created a totally encapsulated space even with individual doors, and I think "who the heck wants to eat in there only a few minutes after some stranger with who knows what Covid status sat in their eating, drinking, laughing, and talking for an hour?" Are people using these spaces? Every time I walk by, they are empty, but I'm not  out and about during dinner hours much anymore.

But also, how many people are using those spaces now or will use them in the coming weeks?  I guess we'll see.

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Re: Warm & safe Outdoor seating
« Reply #14 on: December 12, 2020, 08:36:58 AM »