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Yes, The Water Bar Is Real, And It Might Just Be The Beginning Of The Luxury Water Wave In D.C.

By DCist

“We have people come up all the time: ‘It’s just water, I’m not going to taste the difference.’ And then when they’re done with the tasting, they’re like ‘Oh my gosh I really did taste the differenceRead full story

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  • I’m waiting for the next trend, which is of localvores who drink only local water to combat the outrageous importation of water to satisfy a health trend validated by Fashion (NY) and pursued by the Brave Social Climbers of our nation’s grand bureaucracy (DC). And so the pendulum swings.

  • Here is a great case of US inequality as Flint is still struggling for clean water.

  • Good for their livers. Terrible for the planet. Excellent for the snake oil salesmen who are charging premium prices for water. It’s amazing how dumb smart people can be.

  • With all respect to the water business, how many plastic bottles are added everyday in our planet thanks to it?

  • What’s next, added minerals for better tasting water? Then... imagine.. adding fructose!

  • The next trend is the birch water from different geographies across the world. Yes, it tastes differently depending on where you do and how you process it.

  • NYC tap water was (and still is by some of us diehard NYers) the best water, despite Washington DC polls and surveys that say Boston is better. It will be amusing to put all of this through some blind taste test like a Pepsi challenge and see what really ranks where. Or maybe some clever entrepreneur

    NYC tap water was (and still is by some of us diehard NYers) the best water, despite Washington DC polls and surveys that say Boston is better. It will be amusing to put all of this through some blind taste test like a Pepsi challenge and see what really ranks where. Or maybe some clever entrepreneur will come up with some fancy packaging for NY tap water and bottle that and sell it to a Scandinavian bar. Regardless of the rankings, still happy to just turn on faucet and drink "one of the best" waters for free.

  • Yes, like the Eloi, the ruling class have turned basic necessities into luxuries while everything around their bubble collapses into decay. I bet the residents of Flint Michigan would love a water bar.

  • “If you go to a fine restaurant, you want to have an experience with water. And what you don’t want is to get the water that you can buy in a gas station for 99 cents in the fine dining restaurants for $9.” Personally, I’m fine paying for my regular water, but to each their own.

    My old agency did an

    “If you go to a fine restaurant, you want to have an experience with water. And what you don’t want is to get the water that you can buy in a gas station for 99 cents in the fine dining restaurants for $9.” Personally, I’m fine paying for my regular water, but to each their own.

    My old agency did an interview w/ the only water sommelier (2017?) and I was amused but figured it would pop up again in the future. We’re getting into interesting territory w/ the ‘luxe’ and convenience while we still have standard water crisis’ happening and people getting sick from it or the lack of clean water.

  • “[we need to train our personnel to understand the] Health benefits of custom crafted water” claims the proprietor. Honestly, after reading stuff like this, I think our society is worthy of a plague. Instead of dropping $25 on a Chilean water, how about dedicating that money to providing clean water

    “[we need to train our personnel to understand the] Health benefits of custom crafted water” claims the proprietor. Honestly, after reading stuff like this, I think our society is worthy of a plague. Instead of dropping $25 on a Chilean water, how about dedicating that money to providing clean water to Haiti? Or Flint, MIchigan, for that matter?

  • Are we really this bored and snobbish?

  • News Flash! Flint hasn't struggled for good water in a year...Keep up or shut up please..

  • No adding chemicals to water

  • This reminds me of "Dumb Starbucks" by Nathan For You, except it's real.

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