Summary List Placement
Talk less, listen more, and definitely don’t dance — that’s the concept behind listening bars popping up across Europe and the US.
I visited Dahlia, which opened last month, the first such bar in Lisbon and the second in Portugal after the country’s first opened last November.
Fitted with bespoke, high-quality audio equipment, these bars are all about appreciating vinyl while nibbling nuts and sipping cocktails in near silence.
Listening bars take inspiration from meikyoku kissa coffee shops that became popular in Tokyo in the 1950s.
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