We are all told to eat and socialize outside to avoid the spread of the virus. We've all heard about the studies that show the vast majority of contagion happens indoors. It's quite clear by now.
However, eating outdoors with appropriate social distancing is all well and good in the middle of the summer but with temperatures plunging throughout the US, eating outdoors becomes an untenable position. No burger is good enough to merit a 90 minute teeth-chattering conversation while enduring 10 degrees Fahrenheit.