To start off with, In the history Alive text book It states that on page 391 it says "Wealthy Romans lived in grand houses, built out of stone and marble, Thick walls shut out the noise and dirt of the urban city.
Additionally, In the history Alive textbook, it States that on page 390 it says "Wealthy Romans Consumed more elaborate dinners. Beside for the main part of the special appetizers. A modern day connection is that richer people can buy more EXPENSIVE food than people who have less money.
Lastly, In the History Alive textbook, it states that "What Romans cooked and ate depended on whether they were rich or were poor. Since the rich could afford kitchens in their homes." A modern-day connection is that poorer people that lived in apartments that had run downed kitchens had a limit to what they can cook. And Richer people have a more choices to cooking things.