Famed Restaurant Uniquely Solves Social Distancing Issue The restaurant at The Inn At Little Washington reopens soon in Virginia. It will likely operate at half-capacity. Chef Patrick O'Connell is placing mannequins at every other table.

Famed Restaurant Uniquely Solves Social Distancing Issue

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STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. The famed restaurant The Inn At Little Washington reopens soon in Virginia. To ensure social distancing, it will likely operate at half-capacity. Empty tables might seem unpleasant. So the chef is filling them. He's placing mannequins at every other table, romantic couples, which sit there in 1940s clothes - or most sit. A photo in Washingtonian Magazine shows one mannequin on one knee as if proposing to his date.

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