Summer days may be waning, but there's still plenty of excellent weather ahead to embrace while you enjoy a few pints outdoors—in fact, this might be the perfect time to head to a beer garden. Here are our favorite spots to enjoy craft beer outdoors in Queens.
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New York is littered with rooftop bars, sidewalk cafés, and microscopic backyards all vying for your drinking dollar during the summer months. But few can actually mix up a proper cocktail and even fewer can do so without the encroachment of the neighbor's hanging laundry. So we took to the streets, sipped and savored our way through the competition, to bring you our five favorite outdoor cocktail spots in New York.
With wonderful outdoor spaces all around, Los Angeles is a mecca of summertime open air drinking. From the ocean to the rolling valley hills, here are ten of the best places to enjoy an outdoor drink in Los Angeles.
Most outdoor drinking in Manhattan entails squeezing into however many two-person tables the bar or restaurant could squeeze into their sidewalk space. That's all fine and good, but the beauty of drinking beer outside is being able to stretch out and relax. It's a tall order in a borough where square footage comes at the highest premium, but it can be done. Trust us, we're professionals.
Why is it that vinho verde just tastes better in the fresh air? IPA is crisper, brighter, and margaritas make sense. Walking through the neighborhood with an iced coffee in hand is one of my favorite summertime activities, and making fresh mint iced tea to drink on the patio becomes an obsession. Tell me: where's your favorite spot for outdoor drinking? Are you inaugurating the summer with a special bottle of something?