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Gastrophysicist Charles Spence — and a neighborhood science experiment — reveal how the color of your plate affects how food tastes.

When you walk into a restaurant, you’re bombarded with signals that tell you what kind of place it is. But what happens when those signals bring certain people in, and keep others out?

As a middle-aged dad, writer Bill Buford moved his family to France to see if he could cut it as a chef in a high end restaurant. He learned that the French love rules — and so does he.

Can tweaking one table turn around a restaurant's prospects?

The comedian and podcast host tells us how to navigate a big meal in tight jeans, who should pay on a first date, and what it’s like to go out to eat when you’re in an interracial relationship.

What judgments do we make about a restaurant's food based on how the people working there look?