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Miami Woman Wants You to Stop Talking on Your Phone During Dinner

Like an unattached arm or leg, smartphones have become an indispensable part of the human anatomy. In the age of instant communication, it's difficult to imagine life without Mr. Samsung or iPhone by our side. And God forbid we should make it through a meal without tweeting, Instagramming, and Foodspotting our cuisine of choice.

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In response, some restaurants across the country are instituting no-cell-phone policies in the dining room or taking other measures to keep customers in check. Miami's own Michy's has instituted a Sensational Sundays dinner series during which patrons are encouraged to forgo their phones in exchange for free cupcakes. In general, though, diners in the 305 are free to remain glued to their digital devices as they see fit.

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Hannah Sentenac covers veg food, drink, pop culture, travel, and animal advocacy issues. She is also editor-in-chief of
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