Dining Alone In Public Doesn't Have to be Miserable... Does It?

Sean Cayton
Colorado Springs Independent | February 4, 2010
A few centuries after Benjamin Franklin first strolled down a Philadelphia street chewing on a loaf of bread, dining alone in public is still uncommon enough to carry a certain social stigma. So much so, in fact, that the resulting anxieties have become something of a cultural meme.

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