Talk Less at Dinner
Food can have so many amazing dimensions. There are the aromas, of course. Tastes that come forward and tastes in the background. Flavor accents. Contrasts. Crunchy. Soft. Colors. Hot, cold, and in-between. Highs notes of spice and acid. Rich low notes. Herbal edges. Complementary ingredients. It’s all there, but it’s easy to miss if you’re caught up in conversation. As an experiment, talk less and try to pay closer attention when you’re having something particularly good.