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I eat fast, maybe too fast.

I eat very quickly. I enjoy my food well enough, but I seem to enjoy it at a rapid pace, which can be a bit awkward in company. Is there an easy mental realignment to eat slower? [more inside]
posted by jackbishop on Sep 19, 2012 - 23 answers

Early for table reservation?

If you arrive early for a table reservation, is there a chance you can get the table then, or do you necessarily have to wait? In other words, have you booked a particular table which, if free, could be given to you? Is showing up early by 10 or 20 minutes rude or preferred? [more inside]
posted by JLMC on Aug 13, 2011 - 19 answers

Low rent, yet smooth

How can I gracefully take the first date down a notch? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 1, 2009 - 27 answers

Sitting on the same side? Yay or nay, I ask you?

Is it creepy to sit on the same side of a table with your significant person that you're dining with?
posted by adampsyche on Feb 4, 2006 - 55 answers

Etiquette: Who pays for dinner in this situation?

EtiquetteFilter: I'm going to dinner with a friend of mine tomorrow evening. It was also my birthday last weekend and my friend was out of town at the time. So, I have a hunch that he may offer to pay for dinner because of, you know, the birthday thing. Here's the twist -- he was laid off about two weeks ago... [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 15, 2005 - 25 answers

Help us prepare for the fanciest dinner of our lives.

Help us prepare for the fanciest dinner of our lives. [more inside]
posted by croutonsupafreak on Jun 9, 2005 - 28 answers

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