Etiquette rules on dating

If you are sharing and have a side plate, use your fork to place some nachos or chips onto your plate and eat with the fork or your fingers from there," Musson said.

etiquette rules on dating-59

Use just your fork and spoon or fork solo style as they do in Italy." Eyeing off that spicy vindaloo curry?

To avoid looking sweaty and red, Musson advises leaving the hot stuff for another time, when you're alone.

"Burgers may be cut in half and eaten with hands if it's casual dining -- most fine dining restaurants will not serve a burger so this is a fairly safe one.

"Gents are not obliged to cut it in half, but these ones can limit conversation as it's generally a big bite or nothing." If you've been given a bread basket and are wondering whether you should be eating it with a knife and fork, don't worry -- you were probably doing it right to begin with.

"A date is not the time to be adventurous with spice," Musson said.