Utensils and eating etiquette around the world

Here's how to not embarrass yourself while traveling

Stars Insider

04/03/20 | StarsInsider

FOOD Culture

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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