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Restaurant Websites Are the Worst

restaurant-websites.jpgThose eagle-eyed, tech-savvy culture observers at Slate want to know: Why are restaurant websites so bad? It comes down to chefs and owners who are out of touch with the web audience's needs and designers who aim to impress them with things like "auto-playing, royalty-free, ambient techno smooth jazz." Some insight: "[T]here seems to be an inverse relationship between a restaurant's food and its site. The swankier the place, the worse the page." (See Chez Panisse and Alinea as examples.) [Slate]

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