Restaurants in Paris Create Communal Tables as Show of Solidarity

November 20, 2015

Seven restaurants are encouraging diners to eat together and “toast to life.”

A week after the horrific attacks on Paris that killed 130 people, the city’s dining community is banding together. Seven restaurants scattered throughout the city — Riche, 52, The Office, Le Mordant, Le Mangerie, Rosemary, and Nomos —  are physically joining their dining rooms’ tables this weekend in order to bring diners together to “toast to life,” reports Libération.

While communal tables may be popular in the U.S., it’s considerably more rare for strangers to dine together in Paris — making it another show of solidarity from a city…