New York Times Report

How Yurts and Heat Lamps Will Save New York’s Restaurants

Outdoor dining has been a magical distraction from pandemic gloom. Now it will be a permanent fixture of life in New York. Will enough people eat outside in December?

Call it a bubble, call it a dome, call it a yurt — but to survive, restaurants will have to get creative as it gets colder.

Credit...Kevin Hagen for The New York Times