The “Dining in the Dark” trend is said to have begun in Europe during the early ’90s and the experience has since spread all over the world. The folks behind Fever are now making the dinners available in 30 cities worldwide including Tucson.
On Thursday, November 30, grab your pals and immerse yourself in an evening where taste, touch, and smell take center stage, challenging your senses in unexpected ways. The Dining in the Dark experience is happening at 6 p.m. at Culinary Dropout, 2543 E. Grant Rd. (there’s another coming up in December but it has already sold out).
Here’s how the 90-minute experience works:
You’ll be blindfolded upon arrival
Someone will guide you to your table
An initial fumbling for cutlery becomes part of the thrill
You’ll embark on a three-course meal blindly — utilizing your other senses throughout the dinner
There are three different three-course meals to choose from: Seafood, Meat, and Vegan. Here are the menus, which only hint at what you’ll be eating.
Dining in the Dark Menus
A sweet serenade of nature’s bounty — a sweet, zingy, and rich garden harvest.
An array of textures and flavors unite in a passionate embrace. Each element comes alive in a composition that stirs the senses, inviting all to explore.
Surrender to the intoxicating aroma of a timeless classic, where each bite carries you to a realm of pure delight. Paired with a comforting embrace, this tantalizing duo is an invitation to savor the moment.
The essence of the ocean is complemented by the embrace of vibrant greenery, a kiss of smoky citrus, and a delectable sauce.
A canvas of harmonious flavors unfolds, showcasing a salty centerpiece and creamy grains paired with the essence of golden sweetness and a bountiful garden harvest.
A symphony of mousse and crunch dances on your palate. Drizzled with a delicate cream, it’s an intimate encounter with the sweeter side of life.
Sweep away your senses with a fusion of delectable delights, where velvety textures intertwine with playful sweetness.
Journey into the heart of flavor, where the seductive sizzle of tender meat meets the forbidden allure of grains with a fiery kick.
A confectionary marvel awaits, draped in dark, velvety decadence. A tantalizing crunch adds intrigue to this nocturnal rendezvous.
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