Welcome to the website devoted to taking the bite out of eating alone!
SoloDining.com serves up "solo dining savvy" for you
— whether you despise or delight in a solitary meal in a restaurant or at home; whether you're fond of fast food
or fine dining (or something in between!) AND whether you're married or divorced, single or solo, bachelor or bachelorette,
widow or widower; business/pleasure traveler or stay-at-home-lover.
So, pull up a chair and join in. The company's fine. SOONER OR LATER, EVERYONE FACES THE CHALLENGE OF EATING ALONE.
SoloDining.com publishes a quarterly online newsletter (Originally hard-copy and mailed
to subscribers. Currently on hiatus.) for visitors to SoloDining.com and SoloTravelPortal.com. (click:
The SoloDining.com web site is chockfull of strategies and tips on how to increase your
comfort and options as a solo/single diner, plus need-to-know information for anyone considering solo/single travel.
You'll get the scoop on notable solo-friendly restaurants across the United States and
beyond. And while discovering what's out there, you'll learn what to look for and, "just as important,"
what solo dining amenities to suggest to your favorite restaurants. (Some need
a bit of coaching about what solo diners want and love to receive from restaurants!)
All SoloDining.com publications, edited by solo-dining maven Marya Charles
Alexander, reveal the secrets of how to make solo dining work for you. They include:
tipping tactics; how to discover solo-friendly restaurants; the most effective ways to endear yourself to a restaurant
and the ABCs of reservation making.
Here you'll find the array of dining options available to solos/singles, including food bars, dining counters,
cluster seating, facilitated shared table seating, communal table variations, variously named: friendship, joiners,
community, chef's, the "love boat," captain's; and more.
SoloDining.com is dedicated to supplying you with the information and tools you need to
take charge of this important life-style skill..
Sooner or later, EVERYONE — business and pleasure travelers, singles, those divorced
or widowed, very-marrieds whose spouses are on the road, harried moms and dads, etc. — faces the challenge of eating
THE How-to Booklet of Solo Dining Tips & Strategies:
The Art and Satisfaction of Dining Alone — REVEALED!
A restaurant offering "only tables for one"?
An extraordinary pop-up restaurant opened its doors in Amsterdam on July 4, 2013. ‘Eenmaal,’as the place is
called, claims to be the world’s first one-person restaurant.
“‘Eenmaal’ is a restaurant like any other restaurant, but one thing is totally different: you only find tables
for one person here. ‘Eenmaal’ is an exciting experiment for those who never go out dining alone, as well as an
appealing opportunity for those who often eat alone at restaurants”, explains social designer and initiator Marina
For more, click: http://popupcity.net/food/worlds-first-one-person-restaurant-opens-in-amsterdam
Have you read about a restaurant where you DINE IN THE DARK?
Can you imagine what it's like?
We just received a report from someone who did exactly that on May 16, 2013. To read about her experience, click:
abandoning vision for a new, more stimulating dining experience
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"We go out to restaurants not only to eat but to be in the world, not home alone. That's why no one wants
to be stuck with that awful table where you can't see or be seen. The trend now, especially in casual restaurants
is the communal table." S. Irene Virbila, Restaurant Critic - Los Angeles Times - September 15, 2011
Excerpt: "The communal table experience" - Critic's Choice
Considering launching a communal table — your very own customer magnet? Create one now and rejuvenate
Check out FREE communal table creating tips by clicking: communaltableseating
1 OF 7 ADULTS LIVES ALONE = 30+ MILLION POTENTIAL SOLO DINERS!
Savor those numbers --- they constitute a Mega-Market for restaurants!
UPDATED, EXPANDED and ENRICHED with Internet commentary — is now available to help you take aim at a long-neglected
For details, visit the following links:
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HOT SOLO DINING TIP!
Reading in a fine-dining restauant is in GOOD TASTE! Restaurateurs want you comfortable because want you to RETURN!
Want more solo dining tips and insights?
Want to learn how to develop solo dining skills or how to enhance the ones you have?
Check out: How to dine out alone
Please visit sister website, SoloTravelPortal.com
Note: SoloTravelPortal.com hosts theSoloTravel
Group on Yahoo. Here's a sampling of member comments:
I must say, I've certainly enjoyed reading all the questions
and helpful tips, even though I may never have the
opportunity to travel to Israel or that area of the world.
Enjoy your trip.it's sure to be a trip of a lifetime! I
always enjoy this forum.. Elaine
And let me just say again how amazing this
group has been. The advice I got about Rome was perfect. I had an
amazing time.. Kim
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