Jawdat Ibrahim owns the restaurant Abu Ghosh, which is located about 10 km outside of Jerusalem. He says that he is tired of people talking on cell phones, or ignoring each other, and he has a creative solution: if you turn off your phone (and presumably you have to also leave it off throughout the meal), you'll get 50% off of your bill. Ibrahim said about it all:
Apparently, Ibrahim says that the issue has gotten so bad in recent years and people have been so focused on their smartphones that they eventually ask for their food to be reheated, because they haven't even bothered to eat. Although, we're sure that they have at least taken an Instagram shot of their food before it got cold.