Utensils and eating etiquette around the world
Here's how to not embarrass yourself while traveling
Just like the food itself, the means by which people deliver food to their mouths comes from a great well of culture and history. Some of us have grown accustomed to using one form of utensils, but traveling is a quick way to find out that you've got a lot to learn. Knowing the correct etiquette for dining in different countries gives you a leg up with locals, prevents you from doing anything offensive, and, who knows, you might just prefer the slowed pace of metal chopsticks for barbecue, or the no-dishes-necessary breads used in place of forks.
Click through to get a peek at what eating utensils look like around the world.
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