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Eating together apart: Restaurants reopen with social distancing

Goldfish bowl-like acrylic screens installed as part of new social distancing measures at Jazz Lounge Encounter, a night club for seeking encounters, in Tokyo's Ginza district, Japan, August 6.  REUTERS/Issei Kato

Goldfish bowl-like acrylic screens installed as part of new social distancing measures at Jazz Lounge Encounter, a night club for seeking encounters, in Tokyo's Ginza district, Japan, August 6.  REUTERS/Issei Kato

Goldfish bowl-like acrylic screens installed as part of new social distancing measures at Jazz Lounge Encounter, a night club for seeking encounters, in Tokyo's Ginza district, Japan, August 6.  REUTERS/Issei Kato
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People eat inside private dining pods at a restaurant in London, August 6. REUTERS/Toby Melville

People eat inside private dining pods at a restaurant in London, August 6. REUTERS/Toby Melville

People eat inside private dining pods at a restaurant in London, August 6. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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Teddy bears sit at tables to maintain social distancing measures at Jaso Bakery restaurant in Mexico City, July 23.  
 REUTERS/Edgard Garrido  

Teddy bears sit at tables to maintain social distancing measures at Jaso Bakery restaurant in Mexico City, July 23. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido  

Teddy bears sit at tables to maintain social distancing measures at Jaso Bakery restaurant in Mexico City, July 23. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido  
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People are seen at the Atjeh Connection restaurant with separations on the table in Jakarta, Indonesia, June 8.  
 REUTERS/Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana

People are seen at the Atjeh Connection restaurant with separations on the table in Jakarta, Indonesia, June 8. REUTERS/Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana

People are seen at the Atjeh Connection restaurant with separations on the table in Jakarta, Indonesia, June 8. REUTERS/Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana
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Mannequins placed between tables to help customers with social distancing in a reopened bar in Istanbul, Turkey, June 1. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Mannequins placed between tables to help customers with social distancing in a reopened bar in Istanbul, Turkey, June 1. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Mannequins placed between tables to help customers with social distancing in a reopened bar in Istanbul, Turkey, June 1. REUTERS/Umit Bektas
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A woman poses under a Plex'Eat prototype plexiglass bubble by designer Christophe Gernigon, which surrounds diners to protect them from the coronavirus near Paris, France, May 20.  REUTERS/Benoit Tessier    

A woman poses under a Plex'Eat prototype plexiglass bubble by designer Christophe Gernigon, which surrounds diners to protect them from the coronavirus near Paris, France, May 20.  REUTERS/Benoit Tessier    

A woman poses under a Plex'Eat prototype plexiglass bubble by designer Christophe Gernigon, which surrounds diners to protect them from the coronavirus near Paris, France, May 20.  REUTERS/Benoit Tessier    
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Managers from Social Windows company test a protective plexiglass barrier installed between the tables in Brussels, Belgium, June 2. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

Managers from Social Windows company test a protective plexiglass barrier installed between the tables in Brussels, Belgium, June 2. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

Managers from Social Windows company test a protective plexiglass barrier installed between the tables in Brussels, Belgium, June 2. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir
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A robot serves diners in a Chinese restaurant to reduce the risk of spreading coronavirus, in Maastricht, Netherlands, June 2. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw

A robot serves diners in a Chinese restaurant to reduce the risk of spreading coronavirus, in Maastricht, Netherlands, June 2. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw

A robot serves diners in a Chinese restaurant to reduce the risk of spreading coronavirus, in Maastricht, Netherlands, June 2. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw
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Customers toast beers behind a plastic transparent board at Kichiri Shinjuku in Tokyo, Japan, May 19.   REUTERS/Issei Kato

Customers toast beers behind a plastic transparent board at Kichiri Shinjuku in Tokyo, Japan, May 19. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Customers toast beers behind a plastic transparent board at Kichiri Shinjuku in Tokyo, Japan, May 19. REUTERS/Issei Kato
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People have lunch at the Penguin Eat Shabu hotpot restaurant that reopened with the implementation of a plastic barrier and social distancing measures after the easing of restrictions  in Bangkok, Thailand, May 8.  
 REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

People have lunch at the Penguin Eat Shabu hotpot restaurant that reopened with the implementation of a plastic barrier and social distancing measures after the easing of restrictions in Bangkok, Thailand, May 8. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

People have lunch at the Penguin Eat Shabu hotpot restaurant that reopened with the implementation of a plastic barrier and social distancing measures after the easing of restrictions in Bangkok, Thailand, May 8. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Models and family members eat at a restaurant testing  safe 'quarantine greenhouses' in which guests can dine in Amsterdam, May 5. REUTERS/Eva Plevier

Models and family members eat at a restaurant testing safe 'quarantine greenhouses' in which guests can dine in Amsterdam, May 5. REUTERS/Eva Plevier

Models and family members eat at a restaurant testing safe 'quarantine greenhouses' in which guests can dine in Amsterdam, May 5. REUTERS/Eva Plevier
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People sit in a restaurant in Milan, as shops and restaurants are allowed to reopen in Italy, May 18. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

People sit in a restaurant in Milan, as shops and restaurants are allowed to reopen in Italy, May 18. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

People sit in a restaurant in Milan, as shops and restaurants are allowed to reopen in Italy, May 18. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo
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Executive Assistant Jessie Dawson sits among mannequins occupying some tables so diners will not feel isolated when The Inn at Little Washington, a Michelin three-star restaurant, reopens shortly in Washington, Virginia, May 20. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque    

Executive Assistant Jessie Dawson sits among mannequins occupying some tables so diners will not feel isolated when The Inn at Little Washington, a Michelin three-star restaurant, reopens shortly in Washington, Virginia, May 20. REUTERS/Kevin...more

Executive Assistant Jessie Dawson sits among mannequins occupying some tables so diners will not feel isolated when The Inn at Little Washington, a Michelin three-star restaurant, reopens shortly in Washington, Virginia, May 20. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque    
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Guests have lunch in a noodle restaurant that reopened with social distancing measures in Bangkok, Thailand, May 6. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Guests have lunch in a noodle restaurant that reopened with social distancing measures in Bangkok, Thailand, May 6. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Guests have lunch in a noodle restaurant that reopened with social distancing measures in Bangkok, Thailand, May 6. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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People have lunch in a Taiwanese hot pot style restaurant that reopened in Bangkok, Thailand, May 4. REUTERS/Jorge Silva  

People have lunch in a Taiwanese hot pot style restaurant that reopened in Bangkok, Thailand, May 4. REUTERS/Jorge Silva  

People have lunch in a Taiwanese hot pot style restaurant that reopened in Bangkok, Thailand, May 4. REUTERS/Jorge Silva  
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Barbegon, mascots of the 'Bar.B.Q Plaza' restaurant occupy seats as part of social distancing measures in Bangkok, Thailand, May 17. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Barbegon, mascots of the 'Bar.B.Q Plaza' restaurant occupy seats as part of social distancing measures in Bangkok, Thailand, May 17. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Barbegon, mascots of the 'Bar.B.Q Plaza' restaurant occupy seats as part of social distancing measures in Bangkok, Thailand, May 17. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Customers wearing protective masks, face-shields and gloves toast glasses at the cheerleader-themed restaurant 'Cheers One' in Tokyo, Japan, May 11. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Customers wearing protective masks, face-shields and gloves toast glasses at the cheerleader-themed restaurant 'Cheers One' in Tokyo, Japan, May 11. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Customers wearing protective masks, face-shields and gloves toast glasses at the cheerleader-themed restaurant 'Cheers One' in Tokyo, Japan, May 11. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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People have lunch at the Penguin Eat Shabu hotpot restaurant in Bangkok, Thailand, May 8. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

People have lunch at the Penguin Eat Shabu hotpot restaurant in Bangkok, Thailand, May 8. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

People have lunch at the Penguin Eat Shabu hotpot restaurant in Bangkok, Thailand, May 8. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Fabio Andreotti and Alberto Iannelli, owners of Nuova Fiorentina restaurant, measure the distance between tables to maintain social distancing between guests, in Rome, Italy, April 28. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane

Fabio Andreotti and Alberto Iannelli, owners of Nuova Fiorentina restaurant, measure the distance between tables to maintain social distancing between guests, in Rome, Italy, April 28. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane

Fabio Andreotti and Alberto Iannelli, owners of Nuova Fiorentina restaurant, measure the distance between tables to maintain social distancing between guests, in Rome, Italy, April 28. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane
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