2012-08-20 06:47:37 UTC
to Best Buy, with fellow patrons tapping on their smartphones or taking
photos of their meal? One restaurant in Los Angeles is now paying customers
to check their tech at the door.
Eva Restaurant on Beverly Boulevard is offering diners a 5% discount on
their bill if they dump their digital devices before being seated, according
to radio station KPCC. Owner and chef Mark Gold says it’s a tactic to keep
distracted dining to a minimum.
About half of patrons have taken Gold up on the offer."