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A Restaurant That Caters to Dogs Is Very Real, Surprisingly Successful

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The Baltimore restaurant offers pups quinoa sushi and 20 kinds of dessert.

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Kevyn Matthews quit cooking for demanding humans in New York City, moved to Baltimore, and opened The Dog Chef Cafe for man's best friend one year ago. Yes, Matthews' fido-friendly restaurant has been a successful, viable concept for a full year. There he serves dogs chicken, beef, fish, and lamb-based meals that are made in-house daily alongside 20 varieties of dessert. There's even quinoa sushi for the more refined dog to enjoy perhaps after they attend the no-doubt-soon-to-be-invented doggie version of SoulCycle. Best of all, the entire menu is human-grade too so owners don't have to feel left out. If your dog is too fancy for a cafe, there's a pop-up in London that specializes in 5-course holistic dinners, complete with "poochie chia pud," for canines.

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