When restaurants first closed in March, it seemed — for many people — like a fun time to break out some recipes for the entire family. “Let’s get creative in the kitchen, try out some new dishes, and see what we like!” Remember those days?
Now it’s September, and the “fun” of creating new meals at home might have faded for most. And with many families still working from home, schooling from home, or both, getting a break from the same four walls — even if it’s in the form of grabbing a quick meal — is necessary. Thankfully, with restrictions easing up, there’s a wide selection of restaurants with either socially distanced outdoor seating or fun takeout ideas for the entire family, and at budget points that make it possible for everyone to stay out of the kitchen for the day. Put the cookbook back on the shelf, and take a look at these 12 affordable options across greater Los Angeles.
A number of Los Angeles restaurants offer patio service. However, this should not be taken as endorsement for outdoor dining, as there are still safety concerns: for updated information on coronavirus cases in your area, please visit covid19.ca.gov. Studies indicate that there is a lower exposure risk when outdoors, but the level of risk involved with patio dining is contingent on restaurants following strict social distancing and other safety guidelines.Read More