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12 Restaurants That Are Living In The Future, And 12 That Are Living In The Ancient Past

You win some, you lose some.

1. The bathroom door in this restaurant has a "toepener" so guests and employees don't recontaminate their hands after washing them:

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2. Meanwhile, the quotation marks on this restaurant bathroom sign raise all sorts of health concerns:

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3. The brownies for sale in this restaurant are color-coded based on if they're cut from the corner, edge, or center of the pan:

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4. And then there's the clean plate at this restaurant that looks like it has brownie crumbs all over it:

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5. The bathroom in this sushi restaurant has two soaps, an unscented one for before eating and a scented one for after:

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6. But the sensor on the faucet in this restaurant bathroom makes it literally impossible to use:

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7. The condiment caddies in this restaurant are specially engineered so that guests can ACTUALLY get ketchup out of the bottle:

8. These slanted glasses, on the other hand, are just begging to be knocked over:

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9. The chairs in this restaurant have a special compartment where guests can safely store their belongings:

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10. Meanwhile, these bunk booths are a lawsuit waiting to happen:

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11. This restaurant has a breathalyzer station so guests who've had a drink can make sure they're safe to drive:

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12. Meanwhile, this restaurant has a sign that's completely unintelligible, especially after a few drinks:

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13. This ramen restaurant supplies hair ties to keep your long, flowing locks out of your bowl:

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14. And speaking of bowls, there's this restaurant's ~wholly~ unnecessary design:

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15. The menu at this restaurant has a built-in flashlight so you don't have to use your phone or a candle to see the menu:

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16. Meanwhile, this menu on a stick hurts to look at:

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17. This restaurant figured out a way to let customers discreetly alert staff that the bathroom needs attention:

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18. And this restaurant bathroom looks like it definitely needs attention:

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19. This hourglass lets diners know when their food should arrive:

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20. And this restaurant gives you a welcome sign to decipher while you wait:

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21. This restaurant gives guests an egg-cellent way of getting their waiter's attention:

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22. And this attention-grabbing sign is alarming, to say the least:

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23. This Chinese restaurant tells guests how many people order different spice levels:

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24. And finally, this menu, which comes rolled up inside a pen, is the exact opposite of helpful:

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