KY Restaurants will offer a meal “heated in an igloo”
I’ll just say it. We have been spoiled this fall. The weather was absolutely perfect. Obviously we had a lot less rain than necessary, but overall it was one of the most amazing autumns I can remember.
The only downside to all those clear, beautiful, sunny days COULD be that we were spoiled; prolonged periods of good weather tend to do so. While we may, once again, be enjoying above normal temperatures as we head into the latter stages of fall, we all know it’s going to be cold at some point.
WARM UP IN AN IGLOO
And for those who like to eat outdoors (like me), there is a bit of a sadness there. But there are restaurants everywhere that have solved this little problem. Yes, you will be outside, but you will also be “inside”.
THE “HEATED IGLOO” DINNER WAS PRACTICAL WHEN THE PANDEMIC HIT
In 2021, StyleBlueprint.com published a list of restaurants that offered heated patios or socially distanced dining. And that last part tells me that’s where the idea of the “heated igloo” comes from, even though none of the establishments listed mention igloos.
But 8Up Raised Drinking Room and Kitchen was not on this list. And if you have a big wallet, you and your friends can enjoy a nice evening under the stars in a transparent igloo. In 2020, it caught the eye of Good Morning America, which called heated igloos a “cool pandemic pivot.”
‘HEATED IGLOOS’–NOT JUST IN LOUISVILLE; THEY ARE ALSO IN COVINGTON
If you head down Interstate 71, you’ll find another restaurant and bar — in fact, this one could best be described as a bar and restaurant — that uses heated igloos for outdoor dining and drinking. And this northern Kentucky watering hole doesn’t mince words; it’s called IGLOOBAR, and it’s located above the Covington Taproom. (By the way, the whole “rooftop restaurant/bar” concept deserves all the superlatives.)
And these things can accommodate eight people. I would say it looks like an all evening party, but not IGLOOBAR; the igloos are only available on time slots of 2h30.
But that just means it can be part of an awesome night out on the town. Just choose your city and have a great time.
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