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Have you ever been to an Underground Restaurant?

Would you go to one?

I've been nvited to one, but I'm concerned about food safety issues.

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PandaGwen

Asked by PandaGwen at 4:10 PM on Jul. 7, 2013 in Food & Drink

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  • underground restaurant?
    charlotsomtimes

    Answer by charlotsomtimes at 4:15 PM on Jul. 7, 2013

  • What, like the Blue Bayou at Disney? It's underground.
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 4:22 PM on Jul. 7, 2013

  • Yes, we have several Underground Resturants. One in particular is called Hobo' s Restaurant.
    Underground Resturants have to pass the same safety/food inspections as any restaurant. Go and enjoy the history and food. Lots of fun!
    PMSMom10

    Answer by PMSMom10 at 4:34 PM on Jul. 7, 2013

  • What is an underground restaurant?
    virginiamama71

    Answer by virginiamama71 at 4:43 PM on Jul. 7, 2013

  • Sorry for not being clearer. Here is the best definition to explain it.

    An underground restaurant, sometimes known as a supper club or closed door restaurant, is an eating establishment operated out of someone's home, generally (though not invariably) bypassing local zoning and health-code regulations. They are, in effect, paying dinner parties. They are usually advertised by word of mouth or guerilla advertising, often on Facebook, and may require references to make a reservation.
    Underground restaurants are popular in Latin America. Depending on local licensing laws, they may or may not be illegal; either way, they've been built into the culture for decades, and often have higher standards.

    Sorry for the confusion.
    PandaGwen

    Comment by PandaGwen (original poster) at 4:44 PM on Jul. 7, 2013

  • Oh Panda, we actually HAVE underground restaurants, lol

    I've never heard of what you're talking about.
    PMSMom10

    Answer by PMSMom10 at 4:49 PM on Jul. 7, 2013

  • I'd give it a try. It sounds like fun. Honestly, I doubt if the risk of food poisoning would be much higher than at regular restaurants, after some of the awful things you see in the media that go on.
    Ballad

    Answer by Ballad at 4:51 PM on Jul. 7, 2013

  • Rotfl! Apparently these things aren't knew, but a well kept secret.

    Ya'll probably thought I'd let my mind or a troll hacked me. Lol!

    This one in particular requires you to know someone with the phone number and password to get a reservation. My foodie friend has it all set up for us to go. I'm a nervous nelly about food safety. Guess I can go try it.
    PandaGwen

    Comment by PandaGwen (original poster) at 4:55 PM on Jul. 7, 2013

  • Try it and let us know! How much does it cost?
    PMSMom10

    Answer by PMSMom10 at 4:59 PM on Jul. 7, 2013

  • I sure will let you know! This one is 75 bucks per person for a 5 course meal that includes wine pairings. Its a day gift from my best friend.

    PandaGwen

    Comment by PandaGwen (original poster) at 5:18 PM on Jul. 7, 2013

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