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No, not Vin Diesel Pitch Black, unfortunately—this is a restaurant that invites the consumers to eat in total darkness. It opened on December 23 as part of the Blind-Liecht foundation.

The meal will be taken in this environment with the complete loss of vision. By starving one's sense, your other senses are stimulated to full alert - all so the theory goes - and your food will taste like it's never tasted before.


All illuminating devices such as cellphones and watches are strictly forbidden and the employees work with night-vision goggles. So the food may taste better, but the burns on your tongue would hurt even more. The Beijing restaurant is the latest addition to this chain of dark restaurants—others are located all over the world. Man, night vision goggles are freaking sweet. And imagine if you got to work in those everyday.

Dark Restaurant: Where one eats in total darkness [Spluch]