Dos and Don'ts: Dining Etiquette Around the World

What’s considered polite at the dinner table in one country might be considered rude in another country.

So to avoid embarrassing yourself or offending your fellow dinners, it's good to know some basic dining etiquette before visiting a foreign country.

While it’s perfectly OK to eat a taco with your hands in Mexico, in Thailand, you’re expected to use a spoon (and not a fork) to put food in your mouth.

Related: Good American Table Manners That Are Rude Abroad

Take a look at the infographic below, created by Wimdu, to discover some other surprising dining customs from across the globe.


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