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I Made that Spam Pudding You Love!

Can you undo a false food compliment?

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Single White Vegan Seeks Same

Is it shallow to consider diet when dating?

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Somebody Took My Lunch!

How to stop office kitchen thieves.

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Ditching an Annoying Guest

She came last year, must she again?

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Surprise! I’m at Your Door

Are ambush visits rude?

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Stuff I Screwed Up

Looking back on my bad advice.

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Ham on Rye, Extra Sadism

Is it OK for a restaurant to abuse its customers?

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Bad Breath Intervention

When offering gum doesn't cut it.

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Thanksgiving-Hopping

Is it OK to hit two dinners in one night?

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I Want to Be Alone

When solo diners aren't looking for company.

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Stinky Seatmate

What not to eat on planes.

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Tea Parties Must Make a Comeback

Economical, festive, and good for Sundays.

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How to Talk Politics Over Dinner

The dos and don'ts of election conversations.

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Indoor Voices, Please!

What to do when the table next to you is noisy.

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Ordering Off the Kids’ Menu

Can grown-ups get little burgers?

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Bring Your Own Plastic Container

The greenest takeout packaging.

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Bad Dinner, No Tip

Is it ever OK to stiff the waitstaff?

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Yes, We’re Still On

How many event reminders must a person send out?

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I Don’t Care If She’s Family

How to deal with your mother-in-law's bad table manners.

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Unforbidden Fruit

How to help yourself from your neighbors' trees.

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Stealing Bar Glasses

How bad is it to pilfer pints?

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