People hold different schools of thoughts when it comes to eating out. Even so, you should not be doing so just because the next person says it is good or bad but rather what you believe but you will find it fulfilling to enjoy great food in a restaurant surrounded by family even if it is on few occasions. These are some of the events which bring people together. Even if you have young children, they will have plans especially in summer and finding something exciting for them will make it likely to get them to have the meal with you. Even when you are having the meal at home, there will be a lot of distraction. The homesteads have distractions like pets, the television and even phones which people never seem to put down. Also, there can be a lot of movement in and out and this means the meal time will not end with everyone at the table. These are not issues you will have to worry about when you choose to dine at a restaurant.
One of the reasons why family time at home is difficult while having a meal is that those who were involved in its preparation will be tired by the time they sit down to eat but in a restaurant that is the responsibility of someone else which means you can just talk. This is pretty nice and everyone will be motivated to come. Going out for a meal is not just for meeting with your grown children but if you have some who are young this will be a good thing for them. They get to learn table manners and social skills. Parents are always training their children how to behave during meals at home but in restaurants, it will be in the eyes of the whole world and they can put that into practice not to mention know where to make an improvement. They will have to interact with the staff waiting on you and this means learning communication skills especially in the service industry.
When you have raised your children with specific meals, they can get used to them to the point where getting them to try new ones is not that easy. If this food is served to other people in the restaurant and the children see them enjoy, they will be less reluctant to try it. Also, it can be an opportunity to try meals which can only be prepared by chefs.