Since he hates salmon, he’s probably relieved he doesn’t have to taste it. Pre-pandemic, after Mary D had moved on from his sidekick role, salmon was the TSV. They brought her into ITKWD just to do the TSV presentations. David explained it by saying something like salmon isn’t his favorite food so Mary would do it justice. If he could choke down Nutrisystem, surely he could’ve endured a few bites of salmon.