Do you like order? Do you expect some civility with your foie gras? With the advent of the whitehot dining-in-the-dark trend, you may find yourself giving over to your true nature: you know, the one Joseph Conrad was talking about. EIC Jennifer Wright went to one such all-darkness restaurant, Dans le Noir?. Now she must teach deputy editor Ashley Cardiff that civilization is a fragile lie.

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