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Guest Etiquette

Cigarette smoke gets in your food

by Spice_zing 6 years ago

Scenario A: Greek Resto X was a two hour drive from home and had delicious moussaka. I happened to be in the area...


jeebee commented 1 month ago

Dear Dear Dinner Guest

by sandylc 11 months ago

I love having you over, even though it is a lot of work for me. I guess there is additional benefit (besides your gr...


BigG commented 3 months ago

Food "etiquette" after a death

by danhole 10 years ago

What is the standard, wherever you are, after a death in the family? Does someone bring food to your home, for the fa...


thelma003 commented 5 months ago

WHEN to compliment food/chef

by gizmo18 7 months ago

Often times, dh eats his meal within 5-10 minutes of him being served. He occasionally will sit there with the kids a...


julesrules commented 6 months ago

Bring a dish and a gift?

by storagelady 7 months ago

I was invited to a friend's house for Passover dinner. Of course I asked what I could bring, and she said "Chicken fo...


Indy 67 commented 7 months ago

Birthday Dinners... who pays? what is the etiquette?

by AmblerGirl 11 years ago

I have seen alot of diversity regarding the etiquette of who pays if a group of people go out to a restaurant to cele...


ricepad commented 9 months ago

Guests not offering to do dishes, is it rude?

by hala 8 years ago

Hubby and I were brought up to always offer to do the dishes after dinner at someone's house. We always ask first and...


fryerlover commented 9 months ago

When a guest insists upon bringing the main dish to a dinner party

by dkrnet 11 months ago

My wife and I are hosting a holiday dinner party. For the first time in several years my brother, whom we don't reall...


MikeG commented 9 months ago

How to politely say "do not bring food" on invitation

by rp17 10 months ago

I'm planning on throwing a 40th birthday party for my husband. We are inviting friends and family, and some of those...


thegforceny commented 10 months ago

Graduation Party Guest Etiquette

by nikkibgood79 1 year ago

My daughter is graduating soon. I am a photographer so I had created the guest invites using photos I took. My mother...


GH1618 commented 12 months ago

Why the Japanese slurp their noodles

by E Eto 7 years ago

Recently on a variety TV program here in Japan, there was a segment on eating habits of Japanese viewed from a foreig...


marin1 commented 1 year ago

Proper etiquette?

by Lacey1958 2 years ago

I've been invited to a neighbour's house for a drink at 4:00 New Years Eve. Not for a party, just a drink. Should I b...


Foxeyblue commented 2 years ago

TUMS at a dinner party?

by SamuelAt 4 years ago

I had a dinner party at my place recently. My girlfriend was doing the cooking, and we were going for a retro feel -...

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hill food commented 2 years ago

Invitation etiquette

by hihope 2 years ago

A neighbor asked my husband and I to Thanksgiving dinner 3 weeks ahead. A time was not mentioned. We assumed when t...


thegforceny commented 2 years ago

If a host is rude to someone, is it OK to leave?

by SamuelAt 2 years ago

A colleague of mine, "Roz", invited a bunch of people over to her townhouse complex for an "End Of Summer Pool Party ...


outRIAAge commented 2 years ago

RSVP. Not.

by munchkin1 2 years ago

I am still on a tear about this. I am planning a holiday party early December. Those who could not afford me the simp...


sedimental commented 2 years ago

Host Gifts; What Is The Etiquette?

by NovoCuisine 12 years ago

My parents held a party last night for 20+ people. I offered my cooking services for it, and as 'payment' I jokingly...


LaLa commented 2 years ago

Floral Frustration

by munchkin1 2 years ago

Merry widow here was invited to a dinner party. I took flowers for the hostess for her coffee table. They were perfec...


munchkin1 commented 2 years ago

I see you haven't's good to see you anyway.

by SamuelAt 3 years ago

After being away for business and personal reasons, I decided it was time to have a gathering at my home. Since I wo...


munchkin1 commented 2 years ago

If you are invited over to friends' home for dinner...

by alkapal 10 years ago

Do you automatically ask, "Would you like me to bring anything?" Or do you think it impolite? If they say no, do yo...


Cusita01 commented 2 years ago