Restaurant consultant Clark Wolf takes issue with Noma chef Rene Redzepi's comment that patrons visit restaurants either to refuel or be challenged; Wolf's list of reasons is much longer and more complex. "I delight, I remember, I grab comfort, I just smile. Food can make me giggle or get me teary, deeply satisfy or stimulate my desire for more. It can calm me the freak down or really rev me up."

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