Dining Etiquette in a Digital Age

March 13, 2016

Whether restaurants shy away from or embrace the plugged-in generation, finding a way to stay ahead of the technological curve remains a crucial task for operators.

In this advanced digital age, rules of etiquette still apply in the restaurant setting, even if they do seem to change as quickly as the latest smartphone craze.

Exactly what those codes of etiquette are varies from establishment to establishment, however. Some restaurateurs care very much that their patrons appear to have abandoned polite dinner conversation altogether in favor of loudly talking into their cellphones.

For instance, at the Green Russell in Denver, Colorado,…