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35 Unique Dining Experiences

From Nostalgic Lunchbox Diners to Mountaintop Luxury Pop-Ups

— May 18, 2019 — Lifestyle
There is definitely no shortage of unique dining experiences around the world — from fully automated diners that utilize cutting-edge robotic technology to eateries made of ice to instill an arctic atmosphere.

The demand for these types of services is strong, especially since contemporary consumers have a preference for spending on things that will grant them with tangible memories, instead of simple commodities. The creative spur here is quite mesmerizing, as the availability of new, cutting-edge dining concepts seem to be limitless.

Some restaurants embrace minimalism and sustainability — an example of this would be the zero-waste 'Brasserie 2050' which envisions what the world would be like in the future. Other unique dining experiences are more tech-forward. 'Sushi Singularity' is a restaurant that 3D-prints one's dish based on biological samples that were submitted beforehand.
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Cultural Blended Restaurant Experiences
Cultural Blended Restaurant Experiences
Fat Rice Delivers Rich Flavors from All Over the World
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Plant-Based Dining Experiences
Plant-Based Dining Experiences
awai Provides an Exceptional Dining Experience Elevating Produce
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Pizza-Sized Pancakes
Pizza-Sized Pancakes
IHOP's 'Pancizza' is a Pancake-Pizza Hybrid for National Pizza Day
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Arctic Dining Experiences
Arctic Dining Experiences
Finland's Northern Lights Village Includes a Restaurant Made of Ice
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Live-Cooking European Restaurants
Live-Cooking European Restaurants
Hugo's at Hyatt Regency Delivers a Unique Dining Experience
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TV Personality Arcade Bars
TV Personality Arcade Bars
Nick Cannon's Wild 'N Out Sports Bar is an Exciting Dining Option
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Ghostly Izakaya Restaurants
Ghostly Izakaya Restaurants
The Yurei Restaurant in Tokyo Boasts a Ghoulish Theme
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Robot-Run Restaurants
Robot-Run Restaurants
The Freshippo's Robot Restaurant 2.0 Has Robots Serve Food & Retrieve Dishes
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Blindfolded Dining Events
Blindfolded Dining Events
Dinner in the Dark Has Blindfolded Guests Eat & Chat with One Another
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Premium Japanese Cuisine Experiences
Premium Japanese Cuisine Experiences
District M Features Entrees That are Grilled and Sous Vide
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European-Inspired Speakeasies
European-Inspired Speakeasies
Bar Marques is Worth the Exploration into Berlin's City Streets
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Funhouse-Style Vegan Eateries
Funhouse-Style Vegan Eateries
'Thrills By Chloe' Tests Exciting New Plant-Based Food & Drink Ideas
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Biologically Derived 3D-Printed Sushi
Biologically Derived 3D-Printed Sushi
Open Meals' Customized Sushi is Based on Biological Samples
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Mountaintop Luxury Pop-Ups
Mountaintop Luxury Pop-Ups
'The Peak of Luxury' Celebrates the Release of Two New Bentley Cars
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Globally Inspired American Restaurants
Globally Inspired American Restaurants
Machine Features American Eats, Cocktails, and Flower Shop
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Experiential Grain Dinners
Experiential Grain Dinners
Woodlot's Good in Every Grain Crop Up Featured the Wholesome Ingredient
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Nostalgic Lunchbox Diners
Nostalgic Lunchbox Diners
Woody's Lunch Box is a Brand New Restaurant Inside Toy Story Land
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Fully Automated Sushi Restaurants
Fully Automated Sushi Restaurants
Japan's Muten Kura is Run Entirely by Robots
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Isolated Ocean Taco Bars
Isolated Ocean Taco Bars
Lime Out VI is a Floating Taco Bar in the Caribbean
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Musical-Inspired Dinner Parties
Musical-Inspired Dinner Parties
An Immersive Mamma Mia Restaurant is Coming to London's O2 Arena
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Outdoor Winter Dining Experiences
Outdoor Winter Dining Experiences
The BOURBON on Ice Experience Uses Heated Ice Domes
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Floating French Eateries
Floating French Eateries
Ducasse sur Seine Celebrates Paris and Classic French Cuisine
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Romantic Power Plant Restaurants
Romantic Power Plant Restaurants
The Edison in LA is an Entertainment Venue with Rich History
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Grass-Roofed Authentic Peruvian Restaurants
Grass-Roofed Authentic Peruvian Restaurants
Estudio Rafael Freyre Taps Traditions in This Design
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Graffiti Art Arcade Bars
Graffiti Art Arcade Bars
Offramp Sports Bar & Grill Offers Classic Food with a Unique Atmosphere
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Gourmet Snack Brand Restaurants
Gourmet Snack Brand Restaurants
Cheetos Launches 'The Flamin’ Hot Spot' with Roy Choi
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Three-Floor Art Deco Restaurants
Three-Floor Art Deco Restaurants
Officina Pays Homage to Italian Culture in a Stylish Space
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Efficient Kiosk-Only Restaurants
Efficient Kiosk-Only Restaurants
HZ Restaurant Prepares a Customer's Meal in Three Minutes
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Cannabis Store Pizza Shops
Cannabis Store Pizza Shops
Planet 13 is Adding a Pizzeria and Coffee Shop to Its Giant Dispensary
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Dark-Lit Elegant Restaurant Interiors
Dark-Lit Elegant Restaurant Interiors
Workstead Focuses on Modernity & Darkness for Its Project
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Color-Clashing Restaurant Interiors
Color-Clashing Restaurant Interiors
The Opasly Tom Restaurant in Warsaw is Arranged by Buck Studio
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Furniture Showroom Restaurants
Furniture Showroom Restaurants
Tom Dixon's Hybrid Restaurant Welcomes People to Shop Furniture
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Luxe Fast-Food Pop-Ups
Luxe Fast-Food Pop-Ups
The McDonald's Butler Experience Will Offer a Lavish Take on Fast-Food
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Robotic Burger Joints
Robotic Burger Joints
San Francisco's 'Creator' Offers $6 Burgers Made by a Robot
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Zero-Waste Restaurant Barns
Zero-Waste Restaurant Barns
Overtreders W Borrows Construction Materials for This Structure
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