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World’s Most Enabling Restaurant Installs ‘Press for Champagne’ Buttons

Lifestyles of the rich and impatient.
Lifestyles of the rich and impatient.

Here’s something that beats the recent glut of “push for pizza” apps: Bob Bob Ricard, a London restaurant with quite a silly name, has installed a button that you press for Champagne. Because why should you have to flag down your server, or — God forbid — stand up to place an order?

It notifies your server, who produces a flute so you can go back to enjoying Petrossian caviar at your marble-lined table in this place likened to “dining inside a Fabergé egg.” It does seem like a waste once you’re all set on bubbly, though. Is it gauche to push the button and ask for a water refill, so you stay hydrated?

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World’s Most Enabling Restaurant Installs ‘Press for