Eat By Numbers: Buddha Bar

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

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

Get the rest of the numbers by clicking over to CityEats’ Plate blog now.