The gradual recession of boreal temperatures gives way to the reviving fecundity of spring. With warm weather finally becoming a main stay, the desire to immerse oneself in the outdoors once again becomes a reality. What better way to utilize these naturalistic tendencies than by pairing them with their liquid complement: beer.
Enter: Beer Gardens. As the brain child of undisputed brew-maestros (the Germans), the simple combo of foliage, edibles, quality folks, and the frothy, has been steadily building momentum as the premiere option for outdoor revelry. Seizing upon our intrinsic bacchanal impulses,beer gardens tap into a visceral ambition to expansively enjoy the world in all its natural splendor. Wreathed in an oasis of greenery, imbibers can momentarily shrug off the corroding mantle of urbanization, and enjoy life’s rustic pleasures—one brew at time.
It’s been a treacherous year in weather for New York City, suffering through those crippling snow storms and enigmatic tornadoes. Most evenings this side of twenty-twelve has seen consistently warmer nights unleashing that hibernating desire to imbibe in the open metropolis atmosphere. Finding the best bars with outdoor seating can be strenuous and time consuming, so here are a few ideas to get you started.
The Crown Victoria
60 S. 2nd St., Brooklyn.
We understand that for some of you foodies out there with a love for football, Super Bowl Sunday poses a dilemma on where to watch the game. Well, you have come to the right place for the solution. Here are some places that you can dine-in or take-out food during the game while satisfying your taste buds.
134 Reade Street 10013 212 941 9401
Because having over 10 restaurants in the city is never enough, the Italian food guru is moving onto bigger things. Just when you thought it couldn’t get any bigger than Eataly, this charming restaurateur (have you seen those orange crocs?) understood the city’s need beyond food. We’re talking beer this time.