The traveling Blind Cafe is coming back to Austin with its dining-in-the-dark event at the end of next month.
I went to this dinner a number of years ago, and it’s a pretty surreal sensory experience that is both startling and fascinating. The dinner is a vegan meal prepared by a local chef, served by blind servers and enjoyed with live music, all in complete darkness.
The event returns to Austin on Tuesday through Thursday, Feb. 22-24, with two seatings each night, 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Organizers sell tickets on a sliding scale, from $55 to $195, based on what you can pay, and there’s a nice FAQ on the site to learn more. You can buy tickets and find out more at theblindcafe.com.