Salt and Fat Is Tasty
There was a post on a food-orientated subreddit where the OP asked why restaurant food tastes so much better than homemade dishes. The answer was quite simple: maybe the OP was a bad cook. While that explained a lot, someone else decided to give a more comprehensive answer.
The secret sauce behind every restaurant’s tasty dish is huge amounts of salt and fat, and let’s not forget about good ole MSG. Fat is a transport system for flavor, which is why high-fat foods taste much better than diet-friendly foods. Want to know another secret? That low-fat mayonnaise you can order at sandwich shops? Yeah, that’s just regular mayo. Low-fat mayo is generally more expensive.