The Face Hole Series

Why Your Favorite Foods Taste So Good

How do we decide what we like to eat?

Photo: Annie Spratt / Unsplash

As far back as I can remember, I’ve experienced the world primarily through my mouth. When I was young, I used to scramble up to the kitchen counter to consume slice after slice of warm, homemade bread slathered in salty butter. My first bite into a gingersnap was a revelation…



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Dr. Linda Dahl

Dr. Linda Dahl


Physician. Author of Tooth and Nail:The Making of a Female Fight Doctor & Better Breastfeeding, @doctorlindadahl