What if….?

I make this point in presentations I give about the role the restaurant plays in the 21st century:

“Food is a final human experience that cannot be digitized. Both must be physically present to enjoy its pleasures and benefits.”

If you let that sink in a bit, you will find that in spite all our technological advancements, food is the one experience that cannot be converted into 1’s and 0’s.  We’ve coded music, art, film, communication, business transactions, and banking into digital forms of convenience and efficiency.  We’ve even reduced “friendship” to a click of a button on a … more »