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Why Dining Out Feels so Great

Updated on March 14, 2011

Does the idea of cooking at home, sort of sadden you?

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You are debating on what to cook for the night. You open the fridge and frown at the left over pasta from the day before while the thought of a warm, sizzling steak with fries tickles your taste buds. Or  perhaps you have a couple of friends coming over after work and you do not feel like cooking for four, especially when you glimpse at that pile of dishes to wash and that almost empty refrigerator. The thought of being served on a clean linen table cloth with shiny silverware therefore tempts you. Or more simply, you are aware of that new Italian restaurant that opened just across the street and you are dying to try their entrees as you have heard excellent reviews.

These are only a few of the several reasons why people decide to leave thier kitchens behind and go to dine out. The concept of dining out after all has a very special appeal.

Truth is, dining out is much more than just eating food. Most diners look for an extra sensorial experience. Restaurants know that their decor will affect the type of diners they will get in their locations. There are a variety of different atmospheres restaurant owners want their diners to be enveloped into: casual, elegant, romantic, family friendly, just to name a few... The colors of the walls, paintings, textures, lights, music and general ambiance all play a vital role in turning a dining experience into something quite extraordinary and unique. 

Then add the great sensation of being served. You simply sit down on comfy chairs and shiny silver ware is placed before you. Artistically folded napkins are there for your convenience and wine is poured into your glass every time it empties. Your server gives you recommendation on what to order and will place delicious meals right under your nose to enjoy. He or she will be there for you trying to make your dining experience excellent. They will come to check on you every now and then and finally tempt you with mouth watery desserts.

Of course, food is the culminating part of the dining experience. You will be given a menu and offered a variety of dishes. Choosing may be difficult, but  your server and friends may help you out . Deliscious appetizers and enticing entrees are displayed colorfully garnished for visual appeal. Of course, all restaurants smell good and you will never pick up the scent of broccoli or fried fish even if those ingredients are in the menu.

Dining with your significant other, family, coworkers or friends  may add up to the dining experience. Most diners talk when dining. They share thoughts, laughs and even declare their love if they are a dining couple. Dining out  allows you to feel connected with others and an over all sensation of festivity or intimacy may be felt depending on the type of restaurant you are dining in.

Often dining out is perceived as an escape from the hustle and bustle of every day life. It allows you to relax as if in a safe haven where all problems are left out. You will certainly feel like dining out is a great way to spend the evening and very well worth it too, as you open the key of your home and glimpse at that pile  of dishes and your empty refrigerator once again.


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