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Dining etiquette around the world [infographic]

Posted by / December 21, 2013


If you’re planning on traveling to another part of the world soon for work or vacation, it’s important to take time to learn about the different traditions, customs, and general behavior of the culture you plan to immerse yourself in. Not surprisingly, food is a big part of daily life no matter where you are in the world. Every country and area around the globe treats food and the time dedicated to meals a little differently. In the following infographic, we’re outlining how dining etiquette varies depending on where you are in the world. For example, did you know that if you visit China, you should expect to use chopsticks and spoons as your primary eating utensils? Or that in Colombia you should always pass plates and food dishes to the left? To learn more dining etiquette from around the world, look through the infographic above.

Via ChefWorks.

Chow down with infographics.

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