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23 Weird Ways to Order Dinner

From Oragami Menus to Social Media Fast Food

— June 8, 2012 — Lifestyle
Menus are an integral part of the dining experience, and over the years a number of weird ways to order dinner have been offered to hungry customers.

Offering an amazing template for creativity, menus have undergone a massive makeover over the years, many of which reflect the increasing role of technology in the service industry. It seems that changes to menus go in two opposite directions; extremely high-tech or nostalgically whimsical. This aspect of the dining experience is an important branding opportunity for eateries, and capitalizing on a unique design is key for restaurants in order to stand out in the cutthroat industry.

Often adding an interactive and charming aspect to a customer's dining experience, menus are a canvas for creativity sure to see some exciting changes in the future.
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Obesity-Ordering Apps
Obesity-Ordering Apps
The Five Guys Ordering App Lets You Order Dinner from Your Phone
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Tablet Dining Companions
Tablet Dining Companions
De Santos Restaurant is the First to Use an iPad Ordering System
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Middle Earth Menus
Middle Earth Menus
The Alamo Drafthouse Unveils Its Lord of the Rings Cuisine
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Online Phone Menu Navigation
Online Phone Menu Navigation
Fonolo
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Mandatory Calorie Counts on Menus
Mandatory Calorie Counts on Menus
New NYC Restaurant Rule
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Stock Market Menus
Stock Market Menus
The Exchange Bar and Grill Will Alter its Prices Depending on Market Demands
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Social Media Fast Foods
Social Media Fast Foods
The Unique 4food Burger Joint is Online-Based
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Interactive Restaurant Menus
Interactive Restaurant Menus
Global Mundo Tapas's MenuPad Adds Technology to Your Night Out
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3D LCD Table Menu
3D LCD Table Menu
TEC Tobidasu Menu
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Argyle Eatery Identities
Argyle Eatery Identities
Hindukusch Restaurant Branding Has a Savory Olive Sophistication
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Touchscreen Tabletop Menus
Touchscreen Tabletop Menus
Order Food Conveniently From Your Seat with Draqie Interactive Table
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Fast Food Origami
Fast Food Origami
Calorie-Free Burgers Made of Fancy Folded Paper
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Poster Food Orders
Poster Food Orders
Domino's Pizza Ordering App Lets People Get Pies From Their Phones
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iPad Menus
iPad Menus
New York City's South Gate Restaurant Uses Tablets as Wine Lists
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Electronic Fast Food Menus
Electronic Fast Food Menus
Burger King Renovations Are a Retro-Futuristic Combo
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Quilted Steakhouse Menus
Quilted Steakhouse Menus
Kay Bros Barbecue Branding Exudes a Chargrilled Charm
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Touch-Screen Restaurant Registers
Touch-Screen Restaurant Registers
The EPOS Lite
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Bold Textual Branding
Bold Textual Branding
The Szelet Identity Design is Punchy and Combo of Retro and Contemporary
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Take-Out Menu Organizers
Take-Out Menu Organizers
This Binder Keeps Your Delivery Options in Order
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In-Room iPods
In-Room iPods
The Upper House Ditches Paper Directories
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Origami Menus
Origami Menus
These 3D Paper Art Menus are Delicate, Useful & Beautiful
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Touch-Screen Menus
Touch-Screen Menus
Restaurants & Bars with Interactive Tabletops
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