10 Chicago spots extending outdoor season with heated patios and rooftops
Most spots pack up their outdoor furniture around the time Chicagoans give up on shorts and sandals, but not everyone’s willing to let snow and 20-degree temperatures deter them. These spots use fire pits, tents and even heated domes to extend patio and rooftop season into winter.
1954 N. Halsted St., 773-634-4101
If you walk back toward Stella Barra’s open kitchen, you’ll run into the restaurant’s all-season courtyard, which boasts a retractable roof as well as a six-foot-long fireplace to help keep you cozy during the season of ice.