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Today’s Foodism: You’re Freaking Me Out; Forego the Funky Fonts

Donald Knuth

Bless their hearts, some restaurants try so hard … a little too hard. The fancy fonts—sometimes too flourishing to read or highly distracting—detract from the real reason for being at a restaurant: to actually order food to eat. Seriously … which would you rather try to read on a menu?

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While the latter is impressive, you won’t be dining on the striking script and curlicues. Restaurants take note: forego the ridiculously fancy fonts; keep it simple and preserve the sanity of your customers. That is all.

 

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