The Touchable Tasting Menu

An upscale New York restaurant is the first to feature "ubiquitous computing," with an innovative table-top interactive menu

David Rockwell, the outgoing designer of the hip W Hotels and popular Mohegan Sun casino, strolls around the floor of the new Adour restaurant in New York's tony St. Regis hotel. He halts and zeroes in on the pièce de résistance of his innovative design: an interactive wine bar. "We are trying to make wine approachable but not dumb it down," says Rockwell.

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