New Texas restaurant bans cellphones

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A Fort Worth, Texas restaurant owner is putting a unique spin on patrons’ dining out experience by incorporating a no cellphone policy.

Customers at a new Italian restaurant called Caterina’s have to lock their cellphones in a bag that won’t be unlocked until they walk out the door.

It’s all the idea of owner and chef Tim Love, who says his staff will be on the lookout for diners who disobey.

He says he wants to create a place where customers can disconnect — and actually talk to each other without constant distraction.

Love suggests anyone who just has to be reachable can give someone the restaurant’s phone number. They’ll bring an old-fashioned landline phone to your table.

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