Embrace your inner #ForeverAlone.
Ichiran Ramen is a Japan-based restaurant chain famous for its unique dining style. Customers eat alone, partitioned into individual sections that separate them from other diners and the staff, and orders are taken by filling out a form, all in order to limit human interaction.
And now, there’s good news for New Yorkers: Last month, the introverted foodie’s paradise finally opened a shop in Bushwick, Brooklyn.
Ichiran was founded in Fukuoka, Japan, in 1960. As explained by Timeline, the chain believes that eating solo “helps people focus on their food,” as it “eliminates the need for exchanging saccharine pleasantries with servers or companions.” Read more…