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'Freshly cracked pepper':  Once the sign of fine dining

The question of whether grinding fresh pepper on a finished dish—a crisp Caesar salad, a saucy noodle, a slab of grilled meat—is a gesture of sophistication, or a ghost of gauche culinary flair, is a deeply polarizing one. For some, it's the ultimate tableside flourish, signaling hospitality at its most personal; others find it tacky, unnecessarily performative, and even offensive to a chef's abilities to finish their food before sending it out.

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