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Toilet-themed restaurant comes to LA


Posted on Saturday, 19 October, 2013 | Comment icon 24 comments

Even the sink is shaped like a toilet bowl. Image Credit: YouTube / WiredMash
An eatery with a rather unusual theme is set to entertain and disgust its customers in equal measure.
It would seem to be at odds with what people want to see when enjoying their favorite foods, but having enjoyed an unusual spate of success in Taiwan the idea of the toilet-themed restaurant has now made its way to American shores.

Diners have to sit on actual toilet bowls while eating their food which is served in a variety of toilet bowl and urinal-shaped dishes and plates. Even the food itself is toilet-themed with such mouth-watering delights as "constipation" and "black poop" sure to elicit more than a few quizzical stares from customers.

"They come here, they say ‘Wow, a toilet. You can sit on a toilet,’" said manager Gin Han. "Some customers will open the toilet, and sit like this and sometimes they ask where’s the restroom and I will say you can go here."

Reactions from the public have been understandably mixed. "I thought it was a little odd," said one customer from Florida. "I think it’s kind of a cool gimmick to get people to come in."


Source: CBS Local | Comments (24)

Tags: Toilet, Restaurant


 
Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #15 Posted by Ryu on 19 October, 2013, 19:42
I see the photos on this post were removed. Good thing too because it was rather gross....
Comment icon #16 Posted by freetoroam on 19 October, 2013, 20:48
I wish I hadn't read that post. lol I can imagine the couple on the next table asking "what that is I can smell cooking?" It always wise to complement the chef. In this particular restaurant....best do it before you order.
Comment icon #17 Posted by Realm on 20 October, 2013, 1:57
Just as long as the food doesn't taste crappy.
Comment icon #18 Posted by Sundew on 20 October, 2013, 13:36
For some restaurants that would be called "truth in advertising."
Comment icon #19 Posted by pallidin on 20 October, 2013, 19:38
Well, at least the patrons don't have to go anywhere before they "barf"
Comment icon #20 Posted by Duchess Gummybuns on 20 October, 2013, 20:35
Japan has a place like this. They even serve ice cream in the shape of a cartoon turd in a toilet bowl. Pretty crappy dessert.
Comment icon #21 Posted by kapow53 on 20 October, 2013, 23:48
Gross
Comment icon #22 Posted by Emeraldgemheart on 23 October, 2013, 15:09
I heard they had some places like this in Japan and stuff. I never, ever want to go here.
Comment icon #23 Posted by RichardRoma on 1 November, 2013, 5:06
"Modern" Toilet Restaurant. They used to have squat toilets for seats. Smart of them to modernize.
Comment icon #24 Posted by Insaniac on 1 November, 2013, 15:10
Ridiculous theme for a restaurant. Feel ill thinking about it.


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