Posted 01 September 2002 - 06:20 PM
Mr. Corcoran -- Following up on Paul's question, could you describe the historical experience/background that your two or three most frequent dining companions have had with cuisine and wine? Would you trust their opinions as though they were your own, and do you typically taste more than a bite of their dishes?
Posted 02 September 2002 - 01:20 PM
Without being utterly obnoxious, I usually taste more than a bite of a companion's dish. Our table sometimes resembles a complicated Frisbee match, with plates flying back and forth, clockwise and counterclockwise.
And yes, their opinions matter (especially when they come from my wife).