G I LC H R I ST
Touring the construction site that will imminently become Modern Steak (107 — 10 A Street N.W., 403-670-6873), owner Stephen Deere is quick to point out the sound baffling he’s installed.
“Restaurants are getting so loud,” he explains of the padding he’s placed behind black leather banquettes. “Dining should be an all-around pleasurable experience.”
I couldn’t agree more. Having to shout at your server or your friends has become a big pain in dining in recent years. So it’s great to see restaurateurs like Deere being proactive in antici-