There are some native foods which are just not that appealing to anyone who didn't grow up on them.
In fact, one of the appealing things about Cain the campaigner is that he seems to be having fun.
A thought piece even emerged alleging that Paul was appealing to Snapchat for financial incentives.
“You win elections these days by appealing to the voters,” he said.
Aside from his borderline-kooky isolationism, there are appealing aspects to Dr. Paul.
“No one knows I am here,” Ruth said in a faint voice, with an appealing smile.
He stared at the grandstand with a bewildered, appealing face.
He took the dish and emptied it all into his, but glancing up I caught the appealing look of the boy opposite.
It was followed by an appealing speech, this in the softer accents of a woman.
Agnes lifted her eyes to his with an innocent wondering trouble and an appealing confidence that for a moment wholly unnerved him.
early 14c., originally in legal sense of "to call" to a higher judge or court, from Anglo-French apeler "to call upon, accuse," Old French apeler "make an appeal" (11c., Modern French appeler), from Latin appellare "to accost, address, appeal to, summon, name," iterative of appellere "to prepare," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + pellere "to beat, drive" (see pulse (n.1)). Related: Appealed; appealing.
Probably a Roman metaphoric extension of a nautical term for "driving a ship toward a particular landing." Popular modern meaning "to be attractive or pleasing" is quite recent, attested from 1907 (appealing in this sense is from 1891), from the notion of "to address oneself in expectation of a sympathetic response."
c.1300, in the legal sense, from Old French apel (Modern French appel), back-formation from apeler (see appeal (v.)). Meaning "call to an authority" is from 1620s; that of "attractive power" attested by 1916.