Should Cell Phones be Banned in Restaurants – Yes

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Should cellular phones be banned in restaurants? Perhaps this is an individual preference, yet the question still raises a matter of manners. What is the protocol for politeness, when it comes to cellular phone usage in a restaurant? Cell phones in fast food restaurants Fast food restaurants are specifically designed for efficient eating. These eateries […]

Are you asking for Trouble if you Send your Food Back in a Restaurant – No

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Had there been an “it depends” choice for voting, it would likely have been the winner of this round. Sending food back to the kitchen in a restaurant probably isn’t going to be a major issue if one decides to put aggravation aside and exercise a bit of common courtesy. Unless the meal is being […]

Healing Properties of Coffee

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Oh, just the smell of freshly brewed coffee in the morning, can be enough to make even grumpy people a little bit happier. Millions of people enjoy their coffee at some point during their day. Coffee is so popular that it has spawned its own culture. If you are a coffee drinker, then you understand […]

How to Gracefully Dine alone

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I used to see people eating in a restaurant by themselves and feel bad for them. I know it was judgemental, but for some reason it always seemed sad to me that they had no one to eat with and talk to. Suddenly, one day I realized that some people may actually eat alone by […]

Expected behaviour at a business lunch

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Business luncheons are organized to ease the usual work tension and to provide a more conducive environment outside the work environment to do business. It helps a great deal to motivate and refresh business partners and associates. Some business luncheons are organized to test how well an employee or prospective employee can represent the owner […]

Eating Steak on the Cheap

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The flavor and aroma of a nice, juicy steak is hard to beat. The problem is that steak is usually cost prohibitive. It is a safe bet that a lot of people would love to be able to eat steak once in a while, but may not be able to afford many dollars per pound to […]

Why you should be Polite to your Waitress

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Waitress job is an honorable job in the hospitality industry. Because of her excellent performance, customer will really enjoy their time with her. She can make every customer become happy and feel in at their home atmosphere. She can let her customer forget their tiredness and fatigue when she shows up. People will never forget […]

Dinner Party Seating Etiquette

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Seating etiquette often comes second to all the other demands of holding a dinner party. The food, the wine, and the guests are all important. However, the seating arrangements can make or break your dinner party. Seating arrangements Formal dinner parties always have specified places for each guest. Seating protocol is particularly strict at diplomatic […]

Lasagna with Homeade Sauces

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Lasagna is much like the other famous Italian meals (pizzas or pastas particularly) in the respect that once someone gets the basic idea the recipe proves to be very flexible and ingredients can easily be swapped around to better suit personal taste. It can also vary a bit in difficulty: most of the ingredients like […]

Restaurant Terms

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When you go out to eat at a restaurant and you are seated near the expeditor and/or the kitchen, you may hear a few terms that you are not familiar with, unless you have worked in the restaurant industry. These terms are commonly used among cooks and servers. It is like their own language. When […]