During individual growth, we are socialized to accept different tastes and foods. The concept explains why communities vary in what they consume; a good example is the Chinese cuisine comparison to that of America. The Chinese…
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Groups form collective memories through the social activity of eating food, tasting, and preparation methods (Counihan and Esterik, 2013).
In 2007, we took a trip during the weekend touring the country. Throughout the voyage, we had resulted to eating snacks and fast foods until we came across a small Chinese restaurant outside the city. The environment was friendly and the aroma inviting and we had to debate amongst ourselves whether we should try their cuisine. A friend who had a birthday on that day insisted that we try it out just for the experience. Stories had been told of the cuisine that the Chinese had to offer, and our expectations were just as high (Cheung and Wu 2012).
The first aspect to notice was the aroma that emanated out of the kitchen area. The waiter announced himself at our table and greeted us in the Chinese customary way of showing respect. Bowing his head as he said some Chinese words, we all responded by doing the same with some few murmurs following. The hospitality of the Chinese people cannot be compared with any other, and the respect had to be reciprocated. The waiter continued to advise us on what we should order being my friend’s birthday (Cheung and Wu 2012).
We all conclude that we were going to take chow mein, this is a Chinese delicacy made of noodles, meat, onions, and celery. The restaurant manager at this moment had noticed our zeal to taste this new delicacy and came to give us some additional information about the meal.
The food itself is delicious, and the flavor brings memories of the trip whenever I take the meal in local restaurants. Since my first discovery of chow mien I have introduced other friends to the cuisine and most of them have come to accept it. The meal is not just part of the biological need, but there is so much meaning in where I eat, and whom I eat it with. In the course of the meal at the Chinese restaurant, much was shared about the Chinese tradition. The meal is to
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