OK, I have started watching this series (I know, I'm a bit late ) and I am curious about why Guinan delivers food to people's tables, when throughout the ship there's energy beams that generate food? Is there some gourmet quality to it that the machine can't replicate? Is Guinan just taking orders from people, walking to a machine behind the bar, telling the machine the order, and then taking it to the table?
Anyway, I'm just curious...I've been curious ever since season 1's Neutral Zone where Picard said that there is no such thing as wealth anymore because anyone can make anything from energy (is that correct? am I misremembering?)