Where will you be dining this winter? We asked about your attitude to indoor dining at the end of August, and we have created another two-minute survey today to help understand what your winter plans for eating are. We’ll share the results with you on Sunday.

Meanwhile, we contacted over one hundred local bar and restaurant owners yesterday afternoon to catch up on their news. When the Governor opened the door to 25% indoor dining a month ago, he also tantalizingly offered the opportunity for 50% indoor eating if the numbers were still good on November 1. Read what our neighborhood eateries and watering holes are thinking.


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One thing that all restaurants agreed on was that the weather yesterday and today is truly awful. Don’t forget that delivery is always an option. Taste of Times Square has extended through until Sunday, so there is a chance to order one of those $35 three-course menus in. It might last you through the weekend! Part of the deal is Le Rivage’s French Onion Soup Burger, deconstructed by photographer Nacho Guevara below!


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What We’ve Been Reading

New Yorkers show their caring side in this online poll about the homeless. (NY1)

Fancy a tour of the Hudson…. in a hot tub??? (Secret NYC)

Could Jon Stewart be returning to the neighborhood? (W42ST)

People have been saying goodbye to the city for good – but now, some of them are coming back! (NY Post)

No big shock to learn that hotel business is down, but 90 percent? (The Real Deal)


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