Cover Story: 20 Ways to Go Alfresco in the East Bay (The Bay Magazine, June 2017)
Whether you’re craving a last-minute bite or planning a more upscale get-together, there’s no denying that New Englanders have turned dining alfresco into a summer sport. Luckily, in the East Bay, we’ve got tons of options for eating outside. As the temperature continues to rise, slip on your shades, take in the fresh air and indulge in delicious food with a view.
1. The Aviary, Swansea
Sometimes, entire restaurants are Instagram-worthy – the food is carefully plated, the natural light comes in at a perfect angle and the ambience is just right. The Aviary is one of those places. Dine outside by the fireplace in the restaurant’s Garden Room, but before breaking out your phone, pay careful mind to the menu: The Pan Fried Cod (encrusted with Ritz crackers, sesame and chive, and paired with zucchini, asparagus and sugar snap peas with a pea and mint puree) is highly recommended. If you prefer something cooler, try the Roasted Local Beets & Quinoa salad (goat cheese, greens and walnut granola with a citrus dressing).
Read the full article at TheBayMagazine.com.