Posts Tagged ‘etiquette’

The Etiquette of Taking Photos of Your Food in Restaurants

Love it or hate it, cellphones are as ubiquitous as wine glasses on dining room tables these days. Today’s Y&H column tackles the various restaurant policies and attitudes toward digital devices. Some, like The Sheppard, have gone so far as to ban photo-taking or phone use. Others make it as easy as possible for you […]

Groupon Etiquette 101: Who Pays What When Your Discount Meal Requires Start-Up Cash?

Last week, a friend and I trekked out to the dubious dining destination that is Bethesda to take advantage of a LivingSocial deal I had obtained for Robert Wiedmaier's Mussel Bar. Once the check came — and I was over my disbelief that a bottle of Allagash White could possibly cost $9 — I found […]

Quick Feeding: Fritz Hahn Should Offer Classes in Not Annoying Fritz

On the Fritz's Nerves: If you ever want to agitate veteran Washington Post nightlife scribe Fritz Hahn at a bar like ChurchKey, occupy valuable bar real estate with empty drinks, tell the bartender "[n]o, we're good right now" when asked if you'd like another, and turn your back. Hahn might yell at you, but most […]

How to Navigate Your Way Through a Successful Dinner Date

I'm not sure the value of videos such as this. To be honest, if your dinner date is turned off by your pig-like appetite, I'd say dump her. If she's offended by your inability to score a good table, dump her even faster. And if she thinks you're not a man because you don't complain […]