25 Ways Restaurants (Sneakily) Hack Your Brain

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Food is big business, so restaurants put a ridiculous amount of effort into maximizing their dining experience. Everything you see, smell, touch, and taste has been carefully designed and styled to keep you coming back.

For example ...

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RESTAURANTS connect food to family Customers are especially drawn to names of relatives. WE DON'T GOT FOOD, WE GOT FAMILY Specials of the Day GRANDMA

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CRACKED.CON Artistic food presentations appear to taste better than regular ones THE ART OF PLATING

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Restaurants serve you bread before you order to make you hungrier. The simple carbohydrates in bread trigger insulin production, which makes you hungr

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Some restaurants avoid putting the prlce right after the menu item so that you're less likely to think about money. ZUPPA DEL GIORNO BrUsCHETTA OF THE

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25 Ways Restaurants (Sneakily) Hack Your Brain

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High-end restaurants avoid putting pictures of their food on the menus. It's too plebeian. onor m salad SALAD SEART PEPYEK ROMAENE RED DICED AN CRILLE

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Customers consume more calories in dimly lit restaurants. A 2017 study determined lighting plays a role in how people order meals. Customers tend to m

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Restaurants givE food items nice descriptive names So you'll want to buy them more. New York Cheesecake Style Cheesecake $25 $27 Not only does this si

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Drink or chug? Restaurants will serve your beer in a curved glass as that tricks you into drinking faster. Fast drinkers tend to get reflls.

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SOME RESTAURANTS WILL PLAY CLASSICAL MUSIC AS A TACTICTO GET YOU TO SPEND MorE. According to researchers, that's because classical music makes you fee

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Chinese restaurants that provide forks and knives could actually be tricking people into eating more! People subconsciously eat less when using chopst

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CRACKED COM Many restaurants have exploited what's known as the Delboeufillusion; serving a meal on a bigger plate to make it look small, thus making

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Restaurants put overpriced items on the menu to make the rest look cheaper in comparison. Starters Chick-Chick Chicken Legs $4.00 Fried chicken legs i

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Free soda refills make a restaurant seem generous to customers. The fact is soda costs 6 to 30 cents per serving. By charging $2.50 or $3.00 per soda,

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The dishes with the longest descriptions aren't those that need them most. llttimate Ques SALADS Our salad is always fresh! CHICKEN GAILL SALAD Grille

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GRICY Charging customers more at a buffet tricks them into thinking the food is better. In a 2014 study, researchers asked 139 diners to rate food at

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The color gold influences customers to leave larger tips. FLLAIRS 75 20 Dulinp Se CRDUNT 6. Py Outet DUcK TACB.376 Bro uCh: atal eru ugu N Thank A ser

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When dining out, you may notice your dessert is round. Research has shown that seeing a round shape makes the brain perceive more sweetness. Restauran

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Bars provide complimentary salty snacks because it makes beer easier to drink. CRAun Beer's bitter taste, a byproduct of hops, can be tamed by salt. S

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Cafes and coffee shops offer free WiFi to entice customers into staying longer (and spending more). According to a survey, free WiFi helps small eater

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25 Ways Restaurants (Sneakily) Hack Your Brain

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Research has shown that if the cutlery is heavier, diners rate the food as higher-quality and are willing to pay 15% more.

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