The Tao Downtown restaurant in New York City is introducing a rather unusual layout for its restaurant's interior. Inspired by the "perching" behavior of New Yorkers, the architects behind the design have created a floor plan that allows diners to sit in either a booth or a table placed on its 40-foot staircase.
This type of design is definitely new to the game of restaurants and one that many diners may find uncomfortable or intruding.
The architects believe the layout will mimic New Yorkers' love of people watching and also allow them to indulge in a delicious meal.
How this new design will impact sales will definitely be interesting. It would certainly be a memorable first date should you choose to dine at Tao Downtown.