Frank Bruni just wants a quiet restaurant, please. Don’t we all? When will restaurateurs realize that a quieter space is good for business?
Obesity recognized as a disability rights issue, is hearing loss next? Restaurant owners are learning that accommodations must be made to make dining out enjoyable for all guests.
Restaurant noise could cost customers, writes Mary Bilyeu, The Toledo Blade. Dr. Daniel Fink isn’t sure that would make a difference and suggests regulatory intervention.
Noisy restaurants are a problem in Seattle. Not surprising, as it is nearly impossible to find a restaurant that isn’t impossibly loud anywhere in the U.S.
As restaurant noise rises, will diners take their money elsewhere? Dr. Daniel Fink says that is unlikely only because there are no quiet restaurants to go to.
Is background music a human rights violation? Quiet Scotland says yes, and they are working to convince bars, restaurants, and shops to shut it off!