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Every International Dining Rule You Need To Know, In One Chart

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 06.29.2015 | Travel

Did you know that in France, your bread belongs on the table and not on your plate? Or that asking for Parmesan cheese is a faux pas at dinner in Ital...

Getting Forked in San Gabriel

Stephanie Kordan | Posted 06.29.2015 | Taste
Stephanie Kordan

When I was first forked in a Chinese restaurant, it was almost midnight.

America's Most Amazing Meals For $10 Or Less

CheapTickets | Posted 06.29.2015 | Taste
CheapTickets

We scoured North America for bargain-priced, refreshingly creative plates, and found 11, all 10 bucks or under.

What Does a True Five Course Meal Consist Of?

Quora | Posted 06.23.2015 | Taste
Quora

Depends on the culture. In this answer I will focus on modern French, modern European, and one of a number of American "passes". How and when food is served in which order is as much a function of the season as it is the chef's idea of what to serve when and the diner's decision how to have it presented.

Please Pass the Paranoia: On the Dangers of Being Overheard

Jeanne Martinet | Posted 06.16.2015 | Style
Jeanne Martinet

When having a private conversation in a public place--even a crowded New York City restaurant--you can never be too circumspect.

Overheard in Minnesota, Dontcha Know?

Kari Haugeto | Posted 06.15.2015 | Travel
Kari Haugeto

It might be too much to call this place inclusive. It's unforgiving winters -- oh, I know, you were waiting for that -- ensure that only the hearty call a place like this home. But Minneapolis is culturally diverse in a way few American cities are.

50 Shades Of Dumplings

Stephanie Kordan | Posted 05.07.2015 | Taste
Stephanie Kordan

The pink coil of the shrimp on top of shumai is utter foreplay to my mouth.

17 Restaurants That Are Totally Worth An Entire Trip

Travel + Leisure | Posted 05.07.2015 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

These spots should be on any culinary bucket-list.

21 Things I Did In Australia That I Didn't Tell Immigration

Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 05.01.2015 | Travel
Gabrielle Dunkley

I arrived in Oz, determined to have an adventure. Here is how it unfolded.

The Dos and Don'ts of Gracious Dining

Jodi R. R. Smith | Posted 06.30.2015 | Business
Jodi R. R. Smith

The candidate was ideal for the role. In the post-interview debrief of the lunch, the CEO's only con was that she did not "at least offer" to help with the bill. I asked if he (the interviewer) had invited her (the applicant) to lunch, and he was still baffled.

6 Mother's Day Gifts That Mom Actually Wants

Posted 06.23.2015 | Parents

Another gift-giving holiday is upon us, and this time it’s Mom’s turn to be pampered and showered with attention. However, the perfect gift for he...

Mrs. Sizzle and Ysa Perez Hang with Rincon the Bully and His Busy Dad Brendon Beck

Suzanne Donaldson | Posted 06.10.2015 | Good News
Suzanne Donaldson

The dog and model du jour are none other than Brendon Beck of "Beck and Call Catering" and @Rincon_da-bully Photographer Ysa Perez followed these two around for a day to learn the ins and outs of catering, cuteness, and mutual respect for each other.

Last-Minute Table Setting Ideas

Domino | Posted 06.08.2015 | HuffPost Home
Domino

Turn to a drop cloth (or a curtain panel) for last-minute decor. Scalloped details instantly transform an ordinary piece of linen into a simply elegant table cover.

Living With Alzheimer's: Why Caregivers Should Pay Attention to Mealtime

Rita Altman, R.N. | Posted 05.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Rita Altman, R.N.

By creating opportunities for the person with memory loss to be independent, you will be providing your loved one with the best possible dining experience -- something you can both be happy about. Bon Appétit!

It's All Aboard at These Train Depots-Turned-Restaurants

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 05.26.2015 | Travel
National Trust for Historic Preservation

We've rounded up three more transformed train depots that are sure to supply the tasty ticket for your taste buds.

Eat Your Heart Out in Buenos Aires

Fathom | Posted 05.18.2015 | Travel
Fathom

If I haven't made you run to the fridge already, read on for the ultimate guide to eating your way through Buenos Aires.

Culinary Treasure in San Sebastian, Spain

Fathom | Posted 05.06.2015 | Travel
Fathom

Karina Correa -- photographer, filmmaker, and owner of NYC tapas bar BIKINIS -- expanded her culinary travels to the epicenter of the Spanish culinary world, San Sebastian.

Urbane Rurality in England, Part Two: Glyndebourne Festival Opera

Edward Schneider | Posted 04.22.2015 | Travel
Edward Schneider

While formality is definitely the order of the day, showing up in a tuxedo or a ball gown isn't worth the inconvenience of traveling with a set of clothes you're not going to be wearing repeatedly.

Lufthansa First Class to Frankfurt

Jared S. Baumeister | Posted 04.19.2015 | Travel
Jared S. Baumeister

Founded in 1953, Lufthansa is one of Europe's premier airlines. With a fleet of 668 aircraft serving over 200 destinations, there are a variety of different cabin configurations out there.

Liberty, Technology, Gastronomy! Why Meal Sharing Is Turning the Tables

India Mandelkern | Posted 02.18.2015 | Taste
India Mandelkern

Why travel across town to an anonymous hole in the wall or wait a month for a reservation?

Fresh, Fun Florida Flavors -- From Fusion to Farm-to-Table

Visit Florida | Posted 04.12.2015 | Travel
Visit Florida

Florida is a paradise for foodies who crave locally sourced, farm-to-table and fishing-boat-to-table fare.

Dining at Court in the Fifteenth Century

Princess Michael of Kent | Posted 04.16.2015 | HuffPost Home
Princess Michael of Kent

To be the guest of a great lord in his castle was an honor reserved for notable visitors known to the host, but others would arrive with a letter of introduction from the king or queen or a member of their family or friends of the host.

A Moveable Feast

Julia Lee | Posted 04.06.2015 | College
Julia Lee

When I went to college, everyone told me the food was going to suck. This was news to me. I remember walking into the dining hall and practically falling over at the choice and plenitude. But I didn't find the dining hall democratizing at all. It's a different experience when you're the one serving the food instead of the one eating.

What Makes an Institution? Restauranteurs Keene and Megan Addington Discuss Some of Chicago's Greatest

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 04.01.2015 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

Elaine's in New York. La Coupole in Paris. The Pump Room in Chicago. What does it take to be an institution? In business school, I was taught that you never move forward with the business that you want. You move forward with the business for which there is demand.

New Food Trends 2015

Rozanne Gold | Posted 02.15.2015 | Taste
Rozanne Gold

At the end of every year, platoons of food professionals -- consultants, chefs, writers and research firms -- race to predict the trends that will influence foodies all over America and ergo the world.