Chefs and Restaurants

Who Was I If I Couldn’t Taste or Smell?

Shannon Evans

I threw the curry in the pot and smiled as the fragrance floated back up to me. It had been two weeks since I had tested positive for COVID-19. More importantly, it had been three days since I had fully regained my sense of smell.

I still remember the moment I realized it was gone.

I was in bed, eight days after my COVID symptoms had started. For the most part, my symptoms...