Would you turn your phone off for a 50% restaurant discount? - CBS46 News

Would you turn your phone off for a 50% restaurant discount?

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According to an article by Time.com, a restaurant owner is offering a 50% off discount to customers who turn off their phones during a meal.

Jawdat Ibrahim owns the popular Abu Ghosh restaurant in a village of the same name near Jerusalem, told Associated Press that he decided to change the culture of eating.

Ibrahim said he was once asked to reheat a customer's food after a groups of diners were busy on their phones.

But he believes it will pay off in the long run by enticing new customers, according to the Time Article.

What do you think of the idea?

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