Unplug While You Dine, Get Rewarded

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Phones and food. They go together like cheese and wine – complementary with a side of status. Some restaurants, however, have stepped up in urging guests to unplug during their dining experience. There have even been establishments who have banned phones altogether. But, in a world of #foodporn obsession, we're seeing that this trend has expanded beyond American dining.

An Israeli restaurant owner is taking matters into his own hands in an attempt to, in some small way, change the culture of eating. Jawdat Ibrahim, owner of Abu Ghosh, is offering diners 50% off if they turn their phone off. This makes us wonder: What will it take to get consumers to shift cultural habits in order to become more present? Read More