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This Restaurant Bans Customers Taking Photos of the Food

"A picture on a phone cannot possibly capture the flavors."
This Restaurant Bans Customers Taking Photos of the Food
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"A picture on a phone cannot possibly capture the flavors."

Are you the kind of person who yells “wait!” whenever people reach for the food right after it’s served? Because, of course, you have to take a photo first. Many of us are guilty of doing this, even if we’ve eaten at that restaurant countless of times before.

Well, a restaurant owner has had enough. Located in England, Waterside Inn has banned all food photography. When you enter the three-Michelin-star establishment, you’ll be greeted by a card that says, “No photos, please.”

Co-founder Michel Roux explained to GrubStreet, “What are they doing? Maybe once during the meal you want to take a little photo of something because it’s unusual. But what about the flavors? A picture on a phone cannot possibly capture the flavors.”

Not everyone agrees with Chef Roux’s point of view, though. Gordon Ramsay was livid:

If you’re wondering what you’re missing out on, here are photos that customers were able to snap before the big ban:

*This story originally appeared on Cosmo.ph. Minor edits have been made by the Preview.ph editors.

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