French maids lure diners to cartoon-inspired cafe

A tiny eatery decorated almost completely in black and white is creating a big buzz in Toronto but it’s not the decor getting attention — it’s the servers, who all wear French maid outfits.

With servers in black mini-skirts, long socks and white aprons, the cafe is believed to be the first in Canada to mimic the cartoon-inspired restaurants devoted to “costume play”, or cosplay, that first appeared in Japan a few years ago.

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