This Restaurant Transformed Its Parking Lot Into a Dining Oasis
Before Los Angeles temporarily eased its zoning requirements and allowed restaurants to expand outdoor seating during the COVID-19 pandemic, the parking lot of The Golden Bull wasn’t very “appealing,” recalls hospitality consultant Marvin Wells.
Today, it has artificial grass, tiered levels, heat lamps, and a gardener to take care of the landscaping. “It is actually the biggest part of the restaurant that we’ve had,” says Wells. “We’re busier than we’ve ever been.”
This change not only unlocked a new world of possibilities for restaurants—entire parts of the city were remade as more pedestrian-friendly.
Will this lead to a permanent loosening of zoning requirements that for decades have constrained the choices that L.A.
Article from Latest – Reason.com