Growing up in Italy I took it for granted -- food and a nice meal as an excuse to be social. It's been a long time since I've had the pleasure to sit around a table with a group of friends and just let the ambiance and libations be the context for free form talk.
So much of our daily lives is spent rushing through from task to task and even when we meet with others, the topic of discussion is often pragmatic and business- or work-related. Yet we get to really know people and connect with them when we let our guard down and just enjoy the company of one another.
It's Friday, and we've all had a long week. I thought it would be fun to play the "if you could have dinner with anyone, who would you choose?" game.
They had such influence on a whole generation of musicians. I'd enjoy having dinner with the Beatles and talk about what it's like to design an experience of the Sgt. Pepper Kind.
How about you?
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