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dinnerlabcvp960.jpgWhat would a restaurant concept entirely driven by data look like? LA Weekly's Besha Rodell investigates the idea behind Dinner Lab, a roving pop-up where diners' feedback is meticulously collected, to be used later to "reverse engineer" a new restaurant based on trends, likes, and dislikes. Says Rodell: "Sitting at Dinner Lab's dinners feels to me like sinking into Yelp soup, being surrounded by people picking every dish apart and gleefully scribbling criticism. It seems the opposite of what a meal out ought to be." [LA Weekly] [Photo: Facebook]

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