British chef recommends listening to iPods to make food taste better

LONDON —A chef at a top restaurant here is urging his guests to listen to their MP3 players when they eat because the sound can make the flavors more intense, he said.

According to a report in Agence France Presse, chef Heston Blumenthal of the three-Michelin-starred Fat Duck restaurant in west London, is asking customers to listen to the sound of breaking waves in order to heighten the flavors of his new dish, called Sound of the Sea. The dish consists of

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