In South Africa, they brai, local barbeques where neighbors bring meat, veggies, and good wine to grill together. In Paris, friends gather after work for an apéro of wine and cheeses. In Italy, families prepare la cena, large dinners with plates of food and open bottles of wine scattered on a long table.
The power of a shared meal underpins every culture around the world. And it can teach us a lot.
Start with good ingredients, grown organically, hand picked, and prepared with care and attention. From there, every meal is a chance to laugh, to share emotion, and to enjoy each other’s company. In fact, there is a moment where any meal can transform from a collection of people eating to a euphoric experience of social connection.
Let’s discover how.