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The ban on tasteless diners taking photos of their meals

by | 24th, January 2013

EVER taken a photo of your meal and posted it to a social media site? No, not pictures of terrible food, like this RyanAir disaster . This is about those pictures of fine dining. Some eateries in the US have banned  diners from photographing their dinners. Rebecca Jane Stokes  is delighted :

I don’t like people taking photographs of their food at restaurants because it takes the food out of its context. Whatever people might say — and I’ve heard it so many times from so many diet proponents — food is inherently social. Do you need to have food around to have a good time with someone? No, of course not. But there is something primal and nourishing in sharing a meal with people you enjoy. Social interaction sustains us, so does ingesting food — and when both are of the highest quality in a place designed with respect for that, taking a quick pic with my iPhone feels like giving the entire event short shrift.

Who sane takes a picture of their dinner in a fancy restaurant and then

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