Should the government regulate dinner parties?

The sharing economy has allowed us to open our cars, our delivery systems, and now even our dining rooms to other people.

With a simple app, you can now invite people over to your home for dinner, charging them money for your cooking, or find a home where you can eat and discover new culinary brilliance.

However, as with much of the rest of the sharing economy, this revolution is being unjustly stalled because of government and interest groups.

In this video, Reason TV looks at one example of how this concept is taking off, and how New York City is limiting a potentially successful business.

“But why should the government have any say over what people eat – or charge for – in the privacy of their own dining rooms?”

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