Dining in the Dark is a world where taste takes the spotlight and darkness heightens the senses. It’s not your usual evening escapade. Blindfolded, you will be guided by waiters to your table and a delicious three-course menu will greet you, to be savored without the use of sight. It sounds intriguing. It sounds adventurous. It sounds strange, but here are five reasons why you should give DITD in L.A. a go.
1. Delicious restaurants
Dining in the Dark takes pride in selecting only top-tier restaurants, making sure that even before guests grab their forks, they can be confident of being served an excellent meal. Two phenomenal spots in L.A. that stand out are City Club and The Verse, owned by the Grammy-winning mixer Manny Marroquin. These two restaurants, with their upscale ambiance and mouthwatering menus, reflect the caliber of establishments chosen by Dining in the Dark, offering guests a heightened sensory experience.
2. Variety of menus
There’s something for everyone at Dining in the Dark. You can choose from three menus – vegan, fish, and meat options and all are equally delicious. These menus are created and curated by chefs, so you can be sure that the utmost care has been given to ensuring that you will have an outstanding taste adventure. Let the team know before you go (see details in confirmation email) if there’s something you can’t eat and they will be more than happy to accommodate you.
3. Good value for money
Dining in the Dark in Los Angeles also offers exceptional value for money. Priced at $100-$120 per ticket, this extraordinary dining event invites patrons to indulge in three sumptuous courses at a top-quality restaurant. Let’s be real – you can easily pay more than that in L.A. for an ordinary meal. However, at DITD, you’re also getting a custom-made menu developed to exploit the remaining senses as well as the chance to test your taste buds and experience what it is like to savor food on another level.
4. Different kinda date night
Sick of looking at each other? Only joking, but honestly, sometimes it is difficult to think of novel date ideas and this is one of the top reasons to go to Dining in the Dark.
By immersing couples in complete darkness, this innovative event creates an atmosphere where taste, touch, and aroma take center stage. Stripped of the visual element, participants rely on their other senses to navigate the culinary journey, fostering a deeper connection between partners. This unconventional setting sparks conversation and promotes a heightened appreciation for the flavors and textures of the food.
5. Test your tasting skills
Dining in the Dark turns what is already a delicious meal into an engaging guessing game for the senses. Each bite becomes a mystery waiting to be unraveled, transforming the act of eating into a sensory exploration. With every forkful, your taste buds become detectives, deciphering the intricacies of each dish in a delightful challenge that sparks conversation. The element of surprise, coupled with the heightened awareness of other senses, creates a unique and unforgettable journey through the world of food.
Dining in the Dark transcends the ordinary dining experience, offering not only a delectable meal at incredible restaurants but a culinary journey that engages all the senses but one. With each bite in complete darkness, Dining in the Dark transforms an ordinary meal into a sensory adventure, creating an unforgettable experience that lingers long after the last course is savored.