Why Dining Out Is the New Trend

By Bricco Posted on July 22nd, 2019

couple holding hands at a food festival


For a few years now, the latest trend has been food delivery. Services such as Uber Eats have been making food delivery and ordering out popular. However, some of these services are now experimenting with features that allow you to order ahead at your favorite restaurants — as the trend is shifting once again to going out to dine.

Why the switch? There are a few reasons we may be seeing this trend.

  1. You Can Only Binge Watch TV Shows So Often


Staying in can be fun once in a while, but it can get dreary sitting in the same surroundings. Heading out to a new restaurant, or even an old favorite, helps you shake up your routine, move a little and get out there.


  1. Research Shows Getting Dressed up Is Good for You


You can sit around and eat take-out in sweats, but even if you’re headed to a stylish casual restaurant, you’re going to put in a little effort. That can boost your mood and confidence.


  1. It Builds Social Skills


Heading out with friends and family and working on socializing has many benefits, including advantages for your cognitive health and heart health. Better socialization has also been linked to reduced risk of depression and anxiety. Going out to enjoy good company over a delicious meal lets you reap these advantages and more as you work on your social skills.


  1. It Can Make You Feel Less Lonely


Loneliness has been called a serious medical concern. Studies have linked loneliness and isolation to risks of developing a variety of health issues.


  1. It’s an Experience


One of the reasons to head out to a restaurant is to give yourself an experience. Studies have shown that purchasing experiences produces more happiness than buying consumer products. Dining out is a full-sensory experience that can be memorable for years to come. The smells and tastes of the food can complement the visuals of a beautiful setting. Restaurant meals with loved ones, especially, are an experience you can cherish for a long time.


  1. It Gives You a Way to Celebrate Everything From the Big to the Small


People love celebrations, whether they are weddings, birthdays, births or any other milestone. Ceremony and ritual help you rejoice when good things happen, but it is likely you wait until something “big enough” happens to reward yourself. Celebrating events big and small or even treating yourself “just because” feels great, and a restaurant meal out is a wonderful opportunity to do so.


  1. Restaurants Are Stepping up Their Game


Restaurants and chefs are always dreaming up new experiences to make dining out exciting. From pop-up events to new menus and cooking classes, Bricco is one restaurant that always keeps things exciting.

If you want to reap all of these benefits, why not treat yourself? Reserve a table at Bricco today.


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