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Dining in the Dark
True or False: there's a restaurant in Zurich where most of the waiters are blind and all the meals are served in total darkness? It's very strange, but true. The restaurant is called Blindekuh (translated: Blind Cow). Here's its website (translated via Google into English). You choose your meal first, and then you're led into the dining area, which is kept absolutely pitch black. No lights at all are allowed. Not even cellphones or watches. Reportedly (and not surprisingly) it totally changes the dining experience. My wife read about this in Gourmet magazine. I would definitely try it out if there was a restaurant like that in San Diego.
Posted by The Curator on Thu Sep 30, 2004
It is good idea for all kind of things - book stores, public toilets, barbershops, whole chain of businesses...Posted by Lox on Thu Sep 30, 2004 at 03:33 PM
"That's not the steak you're cutting, that's my finger!!!!!!!"Posted by john in NH on Thu Sep 30, 2004 at 05:56 PM
Didn't they do the same type of thing in NYC a while back?Posted by Drunk Stepdad on Fri Oct 01, 2004 at 05:15 PM
If it's completely dark, how do you find your mouth?Posted by Mr Henderson in Teddington UK on Fri Jan 13, 2006 at 08:53 AM
definetly true. you find a similar restaurant in berlin.Posted by aeiou in rio de janeiro on Thu Feb 23, 2006 at 12:02 AM
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