Would You Eat Dinner 170 Feet in the Air?
When I read about Dinner in the Sky last week, I thought it was an early April Fools' joke. But no, it's for real—just really batty. From the company's site:
Dinner in the Sky is hosted on a table suspended at a height of 160-180 feet by a team of professionals and may accommodate 22 people around the table at every session with three staff in the middle (chef, waiter, entertainer…). Events in the Sky, our partner in this event, is the worldwide leader for this type of activity.
The videos and photos I've seen defy belief. Dinner in the Sky looks like a mix between a cruise ship banquet and an amusement park ride with diners buckled into a harness, a combination that I wouldn't think would bode well for a luxurious meal. Even if you are the opposite of an acrophobe, the mere excitement of it would cause my stomach to churn.
The costs seem to vary, from what I could find—the Las Vegas one is quoted at $289, and according to a Travel Channel segment, one in southern Florida costs upwards of $500. But if price weren't a factor, would you climb into a harness and do this? Let us know in the poll and the comments below.
As I told my editor, you probably don't want to over-eat for this dinner, as going down one notch on your belt could have dire consequences.