Tag: table manners

Ending It All: How to Finish Your Dinner

Ending It All: How to Finish Your Dinner

| September 12, 2008 | 4 Comments

I’ve served dinner to thousands of people over the span of my adult life. In that time, I have been alarmed– though seldom to the point of fits– by the number of those people who do not know how to behave at table. Proper table etiquette is often poorly executed.

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Where the Blackberry is Never in Season

Where the Blackberry is Never in Season

| April 4, 2008 | 11 Comments

Dear Miss Manners, “When dining, does one place one’s Blackberry to the right of the plate, or to the left, near the salad fork?” The answer to this unsent question is, of course, never. I don’t care if you’re the Pope. Of course, popes don’t use Blackberries. They use people who use Blackberries. Hey there, […]

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