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Babies in Bars

Table Manners weighs in.

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A Check on Rude Behavior

"Forgetting" cash and other questionable moves.

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Don’t Be a Garden Mooch

How to cohost a party in a friend's yard.

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How to Dine with Dogs

If you must bring Fido, read on.

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The Top Four Worst Coffeehouse Faux Pas

Etiquette gaffes are worse before caffeine.

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The 29-Hour Drink

A mixologists' guide to managing expectations.

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About That Rabbit Slaughter Last Night

The etiquette of urban homesteading.

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Faux Pas in the Bulk Aisle

Tips on bringing your own containers.

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Bake Sale Blues

How healthy and homemade should you be?

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Yeah, Sure, “Let’s Have Coffee”

How do you get out of empty gestures?

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You Can’t Take Him Anywhere

How to teach your mate good table manners.

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Crusty-Plate Duty

Should guests help you clean up?

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Caviar at the Kids’ Table

Serving guests' tots at dinner parties.

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On Servers Forgetting Orders

Is there a mnemonic device for "dressing on the side"?

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Special Dishes, Secret Prices

Why won't my server tell me how much the special costs?

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Cash-Strapped Birthday Dinners

How to party with your friends on the cheap.

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The Four Worst Restaurant Etiquette Gaffes

How to behave better when dining out.

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Super Bowl Food Faux Pas

What to serve—and not serve—for the big game.

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Don’t Get Suckered on Valentine’s Day

Better ideas for dining with your sweetie.

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Can You Take Leftovers Home from a Party?

Advice on dinner-party doggy bags, "roadie" beers, and digestif dibs.

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Nagging Unsanitary Cooks

How to handle hygiene issues in the kitchen.

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