Maryland restaurant owner unveils quirky “bumper table” design to promote social distancing

Restaurateurs are surely getting creative about how they enforce social distancing, but Ocean City, Maryland’s, Fish Tales may win for zaniest. The seafood spot’s solution to keeping folks apart are wheeled tables surrounding each patron, surrounded by what looks like an oversized rubber floating tube. The resulting monstrosity resembles an adult-sized toddler walker for the accident-prone. “It’s like a bumper boat, but it’s actually a table,” Fish Tales owner Shawn Harmon said of the design, to the Salisbury Daily Times. And after a few cocktails, perhaps a game of bumper tables is in order? (You really do need to see these things to believe them.)