Small Plates Dining – a Gigantic Experience

It may be all the rage in the restaurant world now, but call it tapas, mezza, or dim sum, small-plate dining has been a culinary staple of many cultures for centuries.

People love small plates for lots of reasons. Eating is a social experience. Ordering a bunch of small dishes for a group of people to share reinforces the camaraderie and connection we feel when we dine together.

Inside Out With Rahul Yuvi

It may be all the rage in the restaurant world now, but call it tapas, mezza, or dim sum, small-plate dining has been a culinary staple of many cultures for centuries.

People love small plates for lots of reasons. Eating is a social experience. Ordering a bunch of small dishes for a group of people to share reinforces the camaraderie and connection we feel when we dine together. As we’ve grown increasingly health-conscious, diners are taking nutrition experts’ advice: eating small meals throughout the day keeps us feeling more energetic and our metabolisms revved up. The built-in portion control that comes with small plate dining can also help people achieve or maintain a healthy weight.

For travelers, small plate dining is ideal for many reasons. Often our days are jam-packed. There are art treasures to see, beaches to bask on, mountain trails and outdoor markets to explore, after all.  Stopping…

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