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Chinese Table Etiquette Question

bob192 | Feb 16, 2008 07:33 AM

Enjoying yet another awesome $5.00 lunch at NYC's Amazing 66 (66 Mott Street) I was holding my rice bowl up close to my mouth, the better to facilitate hoovering the rice, when I noticed that each of the other dinders at the big table, all young up-scale ABC's (American born Chinese, as they call themselves) had spooned their rice onto their plates. Was I being less than mannerly by eating directly from my lifted rice bowl?

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