Dining ‘bubbles’ are the latest coronavirus-era restaurant trend

  By Sumner Park FOXBusiness Source: https://www.foxbusiness.com/lifestyle/dining-space-bubbles-to-be-the-latest-coronavirus-era-restaurant-trend Winter is coming, and restaurants are taking on the heat as they find ways to extend al fresco dining. The pressure to stay open and operational has forced many restaurants to think outside the box with outdoor seating arrangements. BERKELEY IS THE FIRST CITY IN THE US TO BAN […]

‘Space bubbles’ offer safety at NYC restaurant

Plastic bubbles were set up on the sidewalk next to Café du Soleil in New York City to protect customers from the spread of COVID-19 and shelter diners from cold and rain. Chris Dignam has more. Source: https://www.reuters.com/video/watch/space-bubbles-offer-safety-at-nyc-restau-id719704399?chan=9qsux198

Cafe du Soleil’s Space-Age Seating Is a Hit: ‘People Want Their Bubbles

Posted on September 21, 2020 at 3:52 pm by Carol Tannenhauser Source: https://www.westsiderag.com/2020/09/21/cafe-du-soleils-space-age-seating-is-a-hit-people-want-their-bubbles   Photo by Aileen Budow. By Carol Tannenhauser Big, plastic bubbles, with tables and chairs and happy diners inside them, line the sidewalk in front of Café du Soleil, on Broadway and 104th Street, like life-sized ornaments. “The customers love them,” owner Nadine […]

An Upper West Side restaurant installed “space bubbles” for outdoor dining this fall

By Bao Ong Posted: Monday September 21 202 Source: https://www.timeout.com/newyork/news/an-upper-west-side-restaurant-installed-space-bubbles-for-outdoor-dining-this-fall-092120 Restaurants are doing everything they can to extend the outdoor dining season even as businesses can soon open indoors at a limited capacity. Remember the igloo-like domes popping up everywhere last winter (including at Time Out Market New York)? They’re back. This time, Café du Soleil on the Upper West Side has installed geodesic […]

Outdoor dining bubbles are the perfect solution for chilly NYC

By Suzy Weiss Source: https://nypost.com/2020/09/22/nyc-restaurant-sets-up-dining-bubbles-as-weather-cools-down/ Care for some bubbly in your bubble? A French restaurant on the Upper West Side has found an innovative solution to outdoor dining in the crisp early days of fall: round plastic tents to make diners feel as though they’re floating in their very own private snow globes. Cafe du Soleil, […]

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

By Ginia Bellafante Source: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/25/nyregion/nyc-outdoor-restaurants-winter.html 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 […]

New York Restaurant Guests Dine In ‘Bubbles’ To Maintain Social Distance

BY MICHAEL BAMIDELE Source: https://guardian.ng/life/new-york-restaurant-guests-dine-bubbles-to-maintain-social-distance/   Café du Soleil, a French restaurant on Manhattan’s Upper West Side has set up plastic bubbles on its sidewalk to protect customers from the spread of coronavirus and as well as shelter them from cold and rain. Valerie Worthy, who came to the cafe with her two coworkers after […]

Coronavirus News: New York City restaurants struggle to survive pandemic

By CeFaan Kim Source: https://abc7ny.com/nyc-restaurants-indoor-dining-upper-west-side-covid-19/6510520/ UPPER WEST SIDE, Manhattan (WABC) — With indoor dining set to reopen soon in limited capacity in New York City, struggling restaurants are wondering how long they can last. Unless you’ve been living in a bubble, you’ve noticed it feels more like winter than fall. Then again, if you’re on the […]