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Oculus Nosh: A virtual feast for the senses

  • 01 April 2014

Fair warning: if you think texting at the table is bad manners, you’re not gonna like this one bit.

Introducing Oculus Nosh: the world’s first ever virtual reality supper club, taking members now.

Run by VC-connected foodies who’ve partnered with Oculus VR to develop immersive experiential demos, the Nosh is all about “telepresent fine dining experiences.”

Kicking off this fall, Oculus Nosh involves:

  • Simulated food and drink from Chicago-area restaurants like Alinea and, weirdly, Al's Beef. Think a mishmash of the city's most iconic eats. The mantra: “Come full, leave hungry.”
  • Communal seating, where guests interact through digital avatars.
  • Dishes that are all beautifully plated in super-high resolution.
  • Lifelike smells. Diners eat via a special motion controller outfitted with a dongle that releases an accurate aroma to pair each dish.

The club will meet in undisclosed “hot spots” across the city, and seating will be limited to a select eight. The experience lasts three hours.

Oculus Nosh hosts its first immersive dinner this fall. Stay updated and get on the list here.

The Specifics

Oculus Nosh

Invite Only
Undisclosed location

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