Food critics and bloggers are divided by technology-enhanced innovation in dining: some see it as playful, exciting and reaching new heights, others as embarrassing and a step to far. The workshop discussed this debate and decided in favour of surprise and innovation but not gimmicks.  Who decides where the line is depends on the understanding and trust between chef and the diner. This blog article on the Guardian that errs for comfort rather than the joys of being out of one’s comfort zone.