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Steakhouse Confidential - WSJ
t grades on its menu. The chain didn't respond to calls.

The Capital Grille and Shula's
Cooking  FooD  steak 
july 2015 by chaseathompson
ELI5:When we grow older and "acquire" tastes, does our tongue physically change or is it all in our head? : explainlikeimfive
IMAGINE MORE TASTEBUDS! American Public Media's Splendid Table actually talked about this recently: when we are born we have about 10,000 tastebuds, which reduces to about 3,000 by adulthood. Things that are pleasantly bitter, for example, are overwhelmingly bitter to a toddler for this reason. It's also why little kids like blander foods - they are more flavorful to them than they are to us. EDIT: also it takes 10 introductions of a food for it to become "normal," hence the acquired taste idea. Another Edit: Here's a link to the story I'm talking about.
food  reddit  eating  toddlers  kids  heaven  illustration 
january 2015 by chaseathompson
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