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February 21, 2013 | by CI Staff

When we first wrote about a restaurant using Apple iPads as menus back in 2011, we presented it as sort of a whacky concept, but Temazcal Cantina, a Mexican restaurant in Boston, was onto something.

That whacky concept has become increasingly mainstream.

As consumers become more comfortable scrolling through interactive touchscreens, restaurants seem to be taking advantage of an ability to provide more layered information on menu items, including calorie counts, wines pairings, social media triggers, chef suggestions, etc.

Check out some video demonstrations of restaurant iPad menus.

Lift Bar Grill View in Vancouver makes it easy for diners to tweet what they’ve ordered:


Watch how elegantly the waiter unfolds and presents an iPad dessert menue at Raintree Seafood and Steakhouse in St. Augustine, Fla.:

 


Do you speak Japanese? Even if you do not, this sushi restaurant iPad menu is intriguing:

 


Au Bon Pain takes a crack at simplifying sandwich ordering by using iPads:

 


Order Guinness on an iPad at Jack Ryan’s Irish Bar in Australia:

 


Maison LeBlanc in Brussels seems to emphasis use of its iPad menus as an educational tool:

 

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