Craig LaBan’s takeout and outdoor dining picks

It’s not your standard-issue Center City District Restaurant Week. No, not with a new citywide vaccine mandate for indoor dining in effect and the omicron surge making even fully vaccinated people second guess (once again) whether they should be eating in dining rooms at all.

Smartly, this year’s lineup of Center City restaurants offering multicourse prix-fixe lunches for $25 and dinners for $40 also has plenty of options for outdoor dining and takeout. Is either an optimal set up for a Philly food adventure?

Probably not considering the plunging temperatures outside. Then again, some of the best outdoor structures are heated. And also: Think about the dire challenges our restaurants are facing again heading into a long, cold winter and consider this another resourceful opportunity to support your favorite establishments when they need it the most.

Tequilas Restaurant

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Here is the Best of the Best outdoor dining in the Peoria area as voted on by readers

Central Illinois residents voted in more than 100 categories to choose the 2021 Best of the Best winners in Peoria’s community choice awards.

More: 31 of the best places to eat and drink in the Peoria area as voted on by readers

The Journal Star is following up with a closer look at some of those categories.

Outdoor dining

Cyd's in the Park has opened its entire operation at Donovan Park in Peoria. A full restaurant-bar on the top story of the old Donovan Golf Course clubhouses joins Cyd's to-go market that opened on the first floor earlier this year.

Cyd’s in the Park has opened its entire operation at Donovan Park in Peoria. A full restaurant-bar on the top story of the old Donovan Golf Course clubhouses joins Cyd’s to-go market that opened on the first floor earlier this year.

5805 N. Knoxville Ave., Peoria

(309) 685-1100

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Dining Out: Cyd’s — providing a spark in the park

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Runners-up

The building at 321 NE Madison Street now known as Obed & Isaac's Microbrewery and Eatery was built by the Second Presbyterian Church beginning in 1887.

The building at 321 NE Madison Street now known as

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THE TEN GREATEST Eating places With Outdoor Seating In Malang

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The best Jersey Shore restaurants with outdoor seating and waterfront views

The best kind of beach day ends with dinner and drinks outside — seated at a table on a roomy dock, deck, patio, sand bar, or rooftop at the type of restaurant with waterfront views that demand to be photographed.

The pandemic led many restaurants in and around Philly to expand or, in some cases, construct outdoor dining areas. Down the shore, though, many restaurants prioritized al fresco dining long ago, as eating and drinking outside is a favorite pastime.

Feeling a light breeze as you crack open fresh crabs and watch a cotton candy-colored sunset over the bay never gets old. Neither does sipping an ice-cold beer and breathing in ocean air from a seat at a beach bar, for that matter.

From Long Beach Island to Cape May, you’ll find a lot of waterfront spots that are deeply casual, in addition to a few fancier places where you

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