Dubai’s latest restaurant experience: Dining in total darkness
The National reports:
Bread basket?” volunteers Samantha, thrusting a pannier in what she presumes is my direction.I wave a hand in the air, eventually land on something smooth and round, and plop it down in front of me.
No point in asking whether it is the rosemary or olive and cheese variety, nor where the butter dish is – my attempts at stabbing a knife where I think it might be located are at best fruitless, at worst in danger of causing myself or someone else an injury.
This is Dine in the Dark, a new venture in Dubai that gets diners to eat in pitch darkness. The idea is that eating becomes a much more sensory experience as you touch, smell and savour your food rather than relying on sight.
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And tell us your thoughts! Would you pay to eat at a restaurant that serves food in total darkness?