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A Vietnamese Restaurant Placed Stuffed Pandas To Keep Their Diners Company

When the world tries to heal by reopening public places and restaurants, there are still some concerns about how to keep social distancing between people. 

The Maison Saigon, a Vietnamese restaurant in Thailand, Found the perfect solution to kill the pandemic blues for those who can't bear to eat alone.  

When the restaurant initially reopened, the owner had placed one chair at each table. But then it felt too empty so he placed stuffed panda bears at its tables to promote social distancing in a fun and less lonely atmosphere.

Now, stuffed panda bears can join you for dinner and hear about your day.

As you can probably imagine, the diners are thrilled. Sawit Chaiphuek told Reuters: "I enjoyed the unique company as I dined out for the first time in months. The doll makes me feel less lonely eating by myself".

Story via: Rueters



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