Gocciolina – Durham, NC – Thursday, March 26, 2015, 7pm
Decibel Reading: 78 dB Sound Equivalent: Washing Machine
Conversation: Raised voices necessary
Comments: As a group of six, we found it difficult to have a conversation that included all of us. We were seated at a large table near the food order area which we found distracting and noisy. Lots of activity surrounding our table made it difficult to maintain a continuous conversation between us for a group celebration. Tables were spaced close together which also contributed to the noise intrusion. Frequent repetitions were necessary and frustrating as we wanted all to celebrate and understand each other! Although we enjoyed the food, perhaps an earlier time would have been best to dine together and catch up.