In late October, when Covid-19 cases surged and updated restrictions were announced, we wondered how local businesses would continue to survive. After months of barely making ends meet with capacity limits and outdoor dining, the restrictions on indoor dining combined with winter months and darker hours, are putting a new level of stress on the hospitality business.
But, Chicago business owners are innovative and tough. And with the support of their communities, we hope to see them though.
From special menus, warmer outdoor dining and new online ordering services, here are some ways you can continue to support local restaurants.
The largest patio in the city still offers ample outdoor seating with new firepits throughout to cozy up around as the winter sets in. Enjoy hot cocktails including warm cider and sangria, plus new entrees from the new chef formerly of Rockit Bar & Grill, Amanda Downing Salas.
Check out the full list in Better.