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Discreet ways to pretend you are "eating" your food?

ipsedixit | Apr 19, 2009 12:56 AM

We've all been there before.

You know, invited over to the boss' house for a dinner party and served the most vile, dry piece of chicken breast ...

Or, out on an important lunch meeting with the big corporate account client who insisted on going to local $5 steakhouse and you're stuck with a baseball mitt for an entree ...

Or worse yet, you're at your future in-laws and "mom" has just made her special secret meatloaf that -- to you, anyway -- might as well have come out of an Alpo can ...

So what do tricks do you have up your sleeve to make it look like you're "eating" your food, when in fact you are most definitely NOT?

-- Get lots of napkins and discreetly spit out the food that you've put into your mouth?

-- Wear an old coat with lots of pockets and put the food in the pockets?

-- Chop up the food into small bits and move it to the side of the plates, creating a (false) impression of emptiness in the middle?

What is a person to do??

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