LÃ´ Sushi, France’s answer to Yo! Sushi, opened its second venue last week on Paris’s rue du Pont Neuf, featuring interiors designed by AndrÃ©e Putman. Minimalist in style, the dÃ©cor is dominated by white Corian, grey oak, leather, asphalt and blue glass. Adorning the walls is a blownup print of a HokusaÃ¯ wave painting. The LÃ´ Sushi concept, brainchild of French entrepreneur Laurent TaÃ¯eb, offers a high-tech eating experience where customers can surf the Internet and send e-mails to fellow diners while enjoying their meal.
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