Music and Food has one thing in common, and that is to widely express. Music is known for expressing messages profound or not, while food expresses flavors and traditions. If these two are then combined, one will simply have a pure moment of satisfaction, bliss, and peace.
The Musical Dining Experience
When eating in restaurants it has been said that almost 80% of people dining there didn’t exactly come for exquisite food or choosing the best wine cooler, but better yet come for a relaxing atmosphere and a difference in ambiance. While food surely uplifts mood, initiates conversations, and makes up for mutual grounds, accompanying music is then setting a very good atmosphere and peace to everyone eating. Which makes the combination of these two important and complementary. Most restaurants or regular food places have now innovated live music in their places to create a more cozy mood for everyone. More so, it is also believed that music makes people appreciate their food in a different type of way, compared to when they are at home and eating is all about sitting down and finishing a plate of food.
For one, the right music stimulates hormones that react to happiness and relaxation and makes people engage more to what they are eating and to which people they are eating with. With an increase in happy hormones, people tend to eat more and drink more paving way for a better time, and prolonged-time with the people they are with, or even if they are just eating by themselves, causing them to truly relax and breathe away from all other things that occupy their minds. Another thing that may seem a bit made up but is actually true and tested, is that with music, chewing and the actual manner of eating is also influenced and amplified causing energy that better appreciates what is served, the moment, and the overall experience that music and food has to offer