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25 Unique Social Dining Experiences

From Hashtag Currency Restaurants to Romance-Inducing Cafes

— September 4, 2014 — Marketing
These social dining experiences are for foodies who also like a side of adventure with their meals. These restaurants, pop-up eateries and chains combine their meals with cinemas, interactive technology and other experiences that will make the food not the only thing worthy of talking about after patrons have left the table.

When it comes to the Internet's influence on dining, some great notable eateries include the Picture House by Bird's Eye and the Weight Watchers Feel Good Cafe, which share good food with diners, and treat them to a free meal if they return the favor by sharing on social media.

Even if you're without a dining companion but are looking for an interesting experience, the Moomin Cafe in Japan will set you up with a stuffed animal so that you're not totally lonely during dinner.
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Instagram-Like Food Studios
Instagram-Like Food Studios
Mweb’s Dinnercam Takes Your Food Shots to the Next Level
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Romance-Inducing Cafes
Romance-Inducing Cafes
Match.com's Dating Event for Singles Has an Aphrodisiac-Inspired Menu
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Sky-High Dining Experiences
Sky-High Dining Experiences
Hotel Cipriani's 'Dinner in the Sky' Lets Guests Dine Among the Stars
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Multi-Sensory Dining Experiences
Multi-Sensory Dining Experiences
Dining at the Hi-Tech Sublimotion Restaurant Costs a Hefty $2,000
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Pizza-Making Touch Tables
Pizza-Making Touch Tables
Pizza Hut's Conceptual Interactive Table Top Builds Custom Pizzas
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Icy Dining Experiences
Icy Dining Experiences
Winnipeg's RAW: Almond Restaurant is Situated Over a Frozen River
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Tiny Two-Person Eateries
Tiny Two-Person Eateries
Solo Per Due in Italy is the World's Smallest Restaurant
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Affluent Aviator Dining
Affluent Aviator Dining
A380 Airplane Restaurant Lets Diners Eat Lavishly Without Flying
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Foodie-Centric Social Networks
Foodie-Centric Social Networks
The TableCrowd Platform Lets You Network While Dining
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Interactive Feline-Themed Eateries
Interactive Feline-Themed Eateries
'Restaurant Mon Petit' Allows Patrons to Act and Eat Like a Cat
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Simple Health-Consious Cafes
Simple Health-Consious Cafes
The Weight Watchers Feel Good Cafe Shows How Easy Eating Well Can Be
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Pitch Black Dinners
Pitch Black Dinners
'Dans le Noir' Lets You Eat in the Dark, Employs Blind Servers
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Home-Cooked Meal Networks
Home-Cooked Meal Networks
Mealku Works to Let People Barter with Home-Cooked Meals
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Sound-Silencing Restaurants
Sound-Silencing Restaurants
The Acoustics Adjustment System at COMAL is iPad Powered
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Hip-Hop Food Fests
Hip-Hop Food Fests
La Carnita's 'Tres' Block Party Brought Together Hip-Hop & Gourmet Street Food
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Floating Pop-Up Restaurants
Floating Pop-Up Restaurants
S.Pellegrino's Pop-Ups Will be Part of the Cannes Film Festival Events
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Hashtag Currency Restaurants
Hashtag Currency Restaurants
The Picture House by Bird's Eye Lets You Pay with a Hashtag
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Multi-Sensory Eateries
Multi-Sensory Eateries
The UltraViolet Restaurant by Paul Pairet is Modern Luxury Epitomized
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Secret Location Dining
Secret Location Dining
CharliesBurgers.ca Offers a Mysteriously Exclusive Dining Experience
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Ever-Changing Eateries
Ever-Changing Eateries
The 'What Happens When' Restaurant Installation is Undeniabl Unique
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Cinematic Dining Experiences
Cinematic Dining Experiences
This Pop-Up Dining Experience in NYC Blends Fine Food and Film
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Twittering Food Trucks
Twittering Food Trucks
Koji BBQ Taco Truck Fuels Hungry Angelenos
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3D Printing Cafes
3D Printing Cafes
The MakersCafe Coffee Shop Design Offers Customers a 3D Dining Experience
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Anti-Loneliness Cafes
Anti-Loneliness Cafes
Stuffed Animals in 'Moomin Cafe' Never Let You Dine Alone
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