Year Ender 2023: Don’t we all just love it when someone makes us feel extra special? It doesn’t necessarily have to be a grand gesture; it’s the thought behind it that matters more. Today, not many take this initiative, so when someone does, it really catches our attention. As the year draws to a close, why not take a trip down memory lane and review such heartwarming stories? From a Michelin chef preparing a special meal for a retired flight crew member, and a mother making extra lunch for her son’s friend, to a man buying an elderly woman’s entire fruit store, there are several such gestures that found place this year. Here we have compiled a list of heartwarming stories from 2023 that deserve your attention.
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Here are 7 food stories that inspired the internet in 2023:
1. Waiter’s birthday message in sign language for guest
In a video uploaded by ‘Goodnews Correspondent’ on Instagram, a waiter can be seen carrying a plate of cake to a table where elderly women were sitting. The women were delighted when the waiter began to sing the birthday song in sign language. His sweet and thoughtful gesture received a lot of praise and admiration on the internet. Read more about it here.
2. Man buys entire fruit stock from elderly woman
This heartwarming story is about a man from Ludhiana, Punjab. In the clip, he is seen interacting with an elderly woman sitting behind her fruit stand. He initiates a conversation with her to hear about her daily earnings. Knowing that she is not able to earn much, he ends up buying the entire fruit stock from here. To read more about it, click here.
3. Vikas Khanna cooks for retiring flight crew member
Michelin star Vikas Khanna is an inspiration for cooking enthusiasts. He won hearts by using his cooking skills while traveling on an Air India flight. In the video, he was seen decorating a dry cake with more berries and cream. This sweet gesture was meant as a gesture to a retiring crew member of the airline. You can read more about it here.
4. Customer helps Swiggy Agent to get a new job
Food delivery managers often go through a lot to deliver our food on time. In a heartwarming gesture, a lady named Priyanshi Chandel helped a food delivery man get a better job. He had previously worked with two companies but lost his job due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This prompted him to shift back to his home in Jammu. The delivery man was quite grateful to her and even the internet praised her efforts. click here to read more.
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5. Birthday surprise for one year old by Indigo Airlines
Birthdays are always exciting, and as a child even more so. Indigo Airlines went one step ahead by celebrating a baby girl’s first birthday on a flight. They not only made a special announcement for her but also cut a delicious cake. A video of this sweet celebration was shared by the father of the little one on Instagram scrolls. Read more about it here.
6. Bengaluru artist draws portrait of street vendor
A viral Instagram video showed an artist drawing a stunning portrait of a street vendor in Bengaluru. The vendor was an elderly man who was busy making aloo bonda when the artist surprised him with his portrait. This sweet gesture brought a huge smile to his face, and his thoughtful gesture was also praised by many people. click here to read more about it.
7. Woman helps son’s hungry classmate with extra lunch
Another inspiring story is about this woman who lent a helping hand to her son’s friend. The post shared on X (formerly Twitter) revealed that the friend had not been eating well for the past few days and the lady prepared two packed lunches so they could both concentrate in class. The internet couldn’t help but appreciate the woman’s kind gesture. You can read more about it here.
What do you think of these heartwarming food stories? Let us know in the comments section below.