Look out for Smooth skin, Gleaming color, Chunky, and with Leaf attached.
Avoid any bruises or soft spots that appear on specific areas only
Store in room temperature till soft and ripe (higher sugar content). It can be store in refrigerator up to 3 days upon ripening.
Or simply eat it crunchy!
Eat it fresh, dried or cooked.
Try eating fresh persimmons by peeling the skin and cutting them into quarters or eating it as whole. They are crispy like an apple but with a subtler flavor.
For overly ripe persimmons, remove the top leaf first, then scoop out the flesh with a spoon.
Lastly, enjoy it!