I actually really like the idea of food and drink meters, it's not more RPG to me than having a life meter.  It gives more meaning to doing the RP chores of eating or going to the hospital or anything like that and gives more purpose for having restaurants.    It also reminds people they do -need- to eat and drink, it adds immersion, or potentially they pass out or something.  I love the idea of recipes and cooking, just like I really enjoy making moonshine or any of the currently poss