Guest Etiquette

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

by dkrnet 7 days 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...

jarona commented 4 days ago

Dear Dear Dinner Guest

by sandylc 21 days 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...

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sandylc commented 5 days 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...

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dfrostnh commented 10 days ago

Graduation Party Guest Etiquette

by nikkibgood79 8 months ago

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

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GH1618 commented 2 months ago

Food "etiquette" after a death

by danhole 9 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...

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Indy 67 commented 4 months ago

Why the Japanese slurp their noodles

by E Eto 6 years ago

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

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marin1 commented 6 months ago

Cigarette smoke gets in your food

by Spice_zing 5 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...

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JeffinNYC commented 9 months ago

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

by AmblerGirl 10 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...

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lighthouse21 commented 11 months ago

Proper etiquette?

by Lacey1958 12 months 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...

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Foxeyblue commented 12 months ago

TUMS at a dinner party?

by SamuelAt 3 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 -...

hill food commented 12 months ago

Invitation etiquette

by hihope 12 months 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 12 months ago

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

by SamuelAt 1 year 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 1 year ago

RSVP. Not.

by munchkin1 1 year 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...

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sedimental commented 1 year ago

Host Gifts; What Is The Etiquette?

by NovoCuisine 11 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 1 year ago

Floral Frustration

by munchkin1 1 year ago

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

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munchkin1 commented 1 year ago

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

by SamuelAt 2 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...

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munchkin1 commented 1 year ago

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

by alkapal 9 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...

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Cusita01 commented 1 year ago

Cleaning while cohosting a party

by El_Mango 1 year ago

I was cohosting a Canada Day bbq with a friend of mine at her condo. She said I was cohosting, so it isn't like I mis...

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ricepad commented 1 year ago

Why do they insist on feeding me rancid nuts?!

by kerosundae 6 years ago

In the last 2 months, 4 people have cooked for me on 5 occasions with different rancid nuts! (No, there isn't somethi...

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BigEater213 commented 2 years ago

Why do guests INSIST on bringing a dish?

by candinr 2 years ago

We are always the host of friend get togethers. While I wouldn't call these get togethers "dinner parties", they are...

LMAshton commented 2 years ago