When you dine out, you might think about the ingredients that go into your food, but you probably don’t think about all the numbers that make your meal happen. Restaurants are filled with interesting figures that might not be apparent when you bite into an enticing entrée or take a sip of a signature cocktail, but they’re all around you.
This week we take a peek inside Penn Quarter’s dimly lit Buddha Bar, which specializes in sushi, sake, and sexy soundtracks.
Buddha Bar locations worldwide: 12
Weight of giant Buddha sculpture: 660 pounds
Height of giant Buddha: 18 feet
Gallons of gold paint used to gild it: Six
Dragon murals: Four, three above the bar and one at the hostess stand