Do you often go to restaurants with a book instead of a date and pretend to read it? Do you own this anti-loneliness ramen bowl?
Japan’s Moomin Café has an even better solution to your sad solo-dining dilemma: the café seats solo patrons with large stuffed animals to keep them company.
The Moomin franchise is based on a series of Finnish picture books about a family of hippopotamus-like creatures, and the cafe has food, drinks, and decor inspired by the characters.
Twitter user Haru paid the restaurant’s Tokyo Dome City LaQua branch a visit. Rocket News 24 reports on her experience at the anti-loneliness cafe,
That special someone was The Snork Maiden, the girlfriend of Moomin’s main character, Moomintroll.
Now there are two ways you can live your life: Being sad and eating by yourself, or being open-minded and eating with a snork maiden. It’s your decision.
[via Rocket News 24, Foodbeast]
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