• I spent $200 at the Rainforest Cafe in Las Vegas. It perfectly recreated my '90s childhood nostalgia

    9 days ago - By Business Insider

    Alanis King
    The Rainforest Cafe - a jungle-themed restaurant with animatronics - was magical for me as a kid.
    The chain peaked in the 1990s then fell from popularity, but it's been on my mind for months.
    There are still 19 locations worldwide, and I went to one in Las Vegas recently. It was incredible.
    For years, I went without thinking about the Rainforest Cafe - a chain restaurant characterized by its fake plants, animatronics, and indoor thunderstorms. I'd graduated to older, more refined palates, such as my local Chili's, because adulthood meant trading jungle themes for combo meal...
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