I Was a Lifelong Vegetarian. I Decided to Taste What I Was Missing | Bon Appétit

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For decades, I never even considered meat to be food. Then I found myself in Argentina, surrounded by plates full of… wait, what are these?
— Read on www.bonappetit.com/story/first-time-trying-meat

This is a wonderful article, poetic, insightful, humorous. My favourite quote:

There are things of the mind and things of the body, and food is somehow both. It’s an edible language, with its own grammar and local meanings, taught to us by our families. Like language, it’s processed sensually in our mouths.

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