This trend probably has a viable niche, but I can't help but think that when you serve food in the dark, the restaurant has a lot more to gain and a lot less to lose than the customer. And that equation makes me uncomfortable.
Everybody have fun tonight. Everybody Wang Chung tonight.
Surrounded by other people in the dark and eating food that I never got a chance to look at first? No thanks. I can close my eyes whenever I want.
"When a resolute young fellow steps up the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find that it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Have any of you heard of Opaque, or tried it? If not, would you? It seems very interesting.
I'll return with commentary after learning more.
It looks like something that people might try once to see what it's like, but I don't see how they can stay in business. I don't think there would be that much repeat business. But I was wrong about FAX machines, so who knows.