proper eating etiquette

Proper eating etiquette – post-pandemic – is essential to give a good impression and to show respect to others. During the pandemic, when restaurant and business meals were mostly non-existent, proper eating etiquette may have gotten a bit rusty. So, now as dinner parties, restaurant meals, and business dinners have resumed, let’s look at some… Read More


how to eat oysters and clams on half shell

Once upon a time, I didn’t know how to eat oysters and clams on the half shell. I love seafood! But, generally, I like it cooked versus raw. But several of my favorite dining establishments offer raw oysters and clams on the half shell. So, the question I originally had is perhaps a question you… Read More


proper eating etiquette

Business meals are nearly non-existent in our current Pandemic. Many business professionals aren’t attending the usual chamber of commerce lunches and hosting clients for business dinners. But, good table manners and dining etiquette skills are still relevant in a Pandemic. Here are 3 reasons to keep your business dining etiquette skills polished during this unprecedented… Read More


cruise ship etiquette, etiquette, travel etiquette,

Cruise ships are a relaxing way to see the world. However, whether you’re a seasoned cruiser or embarking on your first cruise, cruise ship etiquette is part of being a savvy and courteous cruise traveler. Below are seven cruise ship etiquette tips. They’re fresh in my head; I just returned from a 14-day “Jewels of… Read More


Napkin etiquette at a business meal is an often overlooked aspect of good table manners. Many people don’t think to hone this simple skill because it doesn’t come to mind until you are in the moment. From the initial seating to final table departure, it is essential to know what to do with your napkin… Read More