The dining scene has surely changed over the years. One of the many noticeable differences is the acceptance of the “solo diner.” Single (or solo) diners are no longer strictly targeting the quick-service restaurant or getting take-out to fulfill their desire and need to eat.
Many of these individuals, which are no longer just business travelers, are now looking for unique dining experiences at casual or even fine dining style restaurants.
For years, many solo diners preferred ordering in because they felt awkward to eat alone at restaurants and restaurateurs, preferred to fill their tables with two or more guests. Eating out alone however, can now be a memorable social experience and many restaurateurs are starting to take notice and adjust their operations accordingly.Read More