I'm asking b/c whenever I fly to and from Europe, it takes a few days for me to get the full range of flavors in the foods I eat.
I've learned to not plan on any elaborate, expensive, or subtly flavored meals in the first couple of days after a transatlantic flight, because it's totally wasted on me.
Everything I eat tastes bland, muted... like the flavors are turned down a few notches. So I either don't bother eating anything interesting, or I need to seriously crank up the spice level to 'enjoy' my meal.
Anyone else share this experience?