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Eater LA Launches Live Events at the Ace Hotel

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Eater’s first panel discussion will cover the impact of Instagram on restaurants

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Eater Talks: Is Instagram Ruining Restaurants?

Wednesday, February 6 — 6:30 p.m.

Eater LA is delighted to announce a new live event series. Instagram — and how it’s changing dining culture — is the subject of the first panel discussion at the Ace Hotel. From the clickbait food to the flower wall, social media has ushered in a celebration of sameness, and a flood of free marketing.

How has your feed changed the way chefs and owners design their spaces and menus? What kind of food garners clicks, and can you really experience a dish if you’re snapping away? How has customer behavior changed since Instagram? And perhaps most importantly, is the free publicity worth it when it means a dining room full of camera phones? We’ll tackle these questions and more with Sang Yoon, chef-proprietor of Father’s Office and Lukshon, Christine Larroucau, GM of Majordomo and Eater Young Gun (‘18), and photographer Stan Lee.

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We hope to see you there and stay tuned for more announcements on upcoming Eater Talks at the Ace Hotel.

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