Social Dining

A desire for community bonding has restaurants integrating aspects of social good

Implications - Seeking to bring communities together, restaurateurs are using social initiatives to bring active awareness to dining experiences. Creating spaces that offer social participation or aid individuals in need, this approach to dining adds substance to routine outings, allowing consumers to engage in philanthropy in a more appealing way.
SCORE: 4.4
Mild Top 6 Examples: 14,562 Total Clicks Apr 13 - Dec 14
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Socially Conscious Pizzerias - Gung Ho! is a Sustainable Restaurant in Beijing Revolutionizing Pizza
SCORE: 6.8
Hot 1,608 Clicks Pub: Dec 17, 14
Socially Conscious Pizzerias
Gung Ho! is a Sustainable Restaurant in Beijing Revolutionizing Pizza
This sustainable restaurant combines pizza with local entrepreneurship. Based in Beijing, Gung Ho! Gourmet Pizza Factory is a pizza shop and Chinese startup founded by Jade Gray and John O’Loghlen.... [More]
Multi-Purpose Social Cafes - Giraffe Perth Offers, Food, Gifts and Art, All for a Cause
SCORE: 6
Warm 7,718 Clicks Pub: Aug 19, 14
Multi-Purpose Social Cafes
Giraffe Perth Offers, Food, Gifts and Art, All for a Cause
Based in Perth, Scotland, Giraffe is a community interest company that works in partnership with Check-In. Their cafes offer a range of goodies. We like the comfort food featured at their Mill... [More]
Waste-Based Menus - Organic Waste Uses Now Include Food Served in Restaurants Like Brothl by Joost
SCORE: 5.7
Warm 1,821 Clicks Pub: Oct 22, 14
Waste-Based Menus
Organic Waste Uses Now Include Food Served in Restaurants Like Brothl by Joost
There are plenty of organic waste uses, but most people probably don’t think of a restaurant menu being one of them. Based in Melbourne, this Australian soup kitchen thinks differently. Brothl... [More]
Roaming Refugee Restaurants - Mazí Mas Creates Employment for Migrant Women in London
SCORE: 3.6
Untested 390 Clicks Pub: May 28, 14
Roaming Refugee Restaurants
Mazí Mas Creates Employment for Migrant Women in London
Mazí Mas is a social business that currently operates as a fun roaming restaurant. Eventually, the goal is to have a long-term stable restaurant that doesn’t move but the way it works now, in... [More]
Charitable Caffeine Movements - Pay It Forward by Purchasing a Suspended Coffee in Certain Cafes
SCORE: 1.9
Untested 2,596 Clicks Pub: Apr 25, 13
Charitable Caffeine Movements
Pay It Forward by Purchasing a Suspended Coffee in Certain Cafes
Being charitable and paying it forward can be as easy as purchasing an extra cup of joe when at the local cafe, a movement which has been hashtagged Suspended Coffee. The essential idea is that... [More]
Resident-Run Shops - Barford Village is a Collective Offering Community Services
SCORE: 0.7
Untested 429 Clicks Pub: May 16, 13
Resident-Run Shops
Barford Village is a Collective Offering Community Services
Barford Village doesn’t simply specialize in one thing but rather, it offers a variety of community services. The shop itself—a social enterprise—is run and owned by the those who... [More]