The viral game Phone Stack asks that restaurant guests not touch their phones for the duration of a meal

The viral game Phone Stack asks that restaurant guests not touch their phones for the duration of a meal.

Restaurants send mixed signals to tech users

Use a smartphone to find a restaurant and maybe even pay the bill? Sure, but no texting or photo-taking while you eat!

Chef/owner Mark Gold really hit a nerve when he offered guests at his Eva Restaurant in Los Angeles a five percent discount if they’d forego smartphones while they dined. Massive national publicity resulted, seemingly all of it of the “here’s an idea whose time has come” camp.

Good for him. But if your restaurant has invested in a mobile website, done away with printed menus and wine lists in favor of iPads or installed pay-by-smartphone capabili

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