It’s officially summer, and if you’re the type who prefers to shop IRL, most likely at some point you will make a trek to Union Square to buy something befitting the rare-but-it-happens heat wave. But if you’ve shopped ‘til you (almost) dropped, you’ll need a nearby spot to cool your heels and refuel with some food and drinks. Let’s be honest, though: Options for food and drink around the area can be dicey, with most designed to entrap unwitting tourists. But there are plenty of places, some just a block or two away, to get a satisfying lunch or dinner that won’t leave you feeling hoodwinked or hungry.
Health experts consider dining out to be a high-risk activity for the unvaccinated; it may pose a risk for the vaccinated, especially in areas with substantial COVID transmission.Read More