Gutsy Dining

Diners are getting the guts to try more adventurous cuisine
Implications - Dining concepts that repel some people are exactly what is giving a new breed of extreme cuisine its allure. While restaurants that challenge the senses--and one's courage--could repulse the masses, adventure-hungry diners are willing to invest more time, money and energy for a memorable experience and post-digestion story to share.
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Warm Top 6 Examples: 112,078 Total Clicks May 09 - Dec 09
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Dark Room Dining - O'Noir Toronto Restaurant Lets You Enjoy Dinner Without Seeing it (UPDATE)
SCORE: 6.1
Hot 24,533 Clicks Pub: Jul 6, 09
Dark Room Dining
O'Noir Toronto Restaurant Lets You Enjoy Dinner Without Seeing it (UPDATE)
Foodies can take their dining experience to a whole new level when they dine at the recently opened O'Noir in Toronto, the sister location to O'Noir in Montreal. O'Noir Toronto allows patrons to dine… [More]
Outrageously-Named Eateries - Restaurants With the Most Raunchy Titles
SCORE: 5.5
Hot 20,233 Clicks Pub: Aug 24, 09
Outrageously-Named Eateries
Restaurants With the Most Raunchy Titles
So much of a restaurant’s intrigue lies in its name. After all, William Shakespeare did write the famous saying, “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” This sentiment rings true for many… [More]
Marijuana Restaurants - Ganja Gourmet, Where You Never Want to Stop Eating
SCORE: 6.4
Hot 23,967 Clicks Pub: Dec 14, 09
Marijuana Restaurants
Ganja Gourmet, Where You Never Want to Stop Eating
If you walk through the doors of Ganja Gourmet in Denver, without knowing anything about the restaurant, the pictures on the wall of Bob Marley and Mona Lisa smoking a joint will be your first clue that… [More]
Ex-Con Cooks - 'Conviction' Restaurant Employs 13 Former Inmates
SCORE: 3.5
Warm 6,169 Clicks Pub: May 17, 09
Ex-Con Cooks
'Conviction' Restaurant Employs 13 Former Inmates
Open in Toronto, Conviction is a restaurant staffed entirely by inmates. Run by celebrity chef Mark Thuet and his wife Biana Zorich, Conviction restaurant is run by 13 staff members who are freshly paroled… [More]
Laboratory Restaurants - Madeline's Madteater Offers Visitors Dinner and a Show
SCORE: 4.5
Warm 21,854 Clicks Pub: Jun 16, 09
Laboratory Restaurants
Madeline's Madteater Offers Visitors Dinner and a Show
When visiting Madeline’s Madteater, I felt like Alice in Wonderland attending one of Madhatter’s tea parties. It is like having all your senses bombarded at the same time, with the core focus being food.… [More]
Bliss-Inducing Cafes - 'Van Gogh is Bipolar' Restaurant Serves Up Happy Hormones
SCORE: 4.7
Mild 15,322 Clicks Pub: Sep 30, 09
Bliss-Inducing Cafes
'Van Gogh is Bipolar' Restaurant Serves Up Happy Hormones
Imagine if you could chase away depression simply by visiting a restaurant. In the Philippines you can! The ‘Van Gogh is Bipolar’ cafe in Quezon City in the Philippines serves only foods that contain… [More]