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Old 07-01-2021, 2:39pm   #1
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Default Has anyone ever used chopsticks to eat with?

I was just watching the Expedia 'All By Myself' commercial with the androgynous helpful person and they were of course using chopsticks to eat their chop suey. IRL I've never seen anyone use anything but regular utensils to consume their Chinese food. Is this some kind of haughty NYC/Hollywood thing or what?
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Always with sashimi. Use fingers with nigiri.
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I was just watching the Expedia 'All By Myself' commercial with the androgynous helpful person and they were of course using chopsticks to eat their chop suey. IRL I've never seen anyone use anything but regular utensils to consume their Chinese food. Is this some kind of haughty NYC/Hollywood thing or what?

My son and his wife always eat oriental food using chopsticks.(he is quite good) We go to restaurants with them often. I never tried sticks and doubt that I ever will.
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I was just watching the Expedia 'All By Myself' commercial with the androgynous helpful person and they were of course using chopsticks to eat their chop suey. IRL I've never seen anyone use anything but regular utensils to consume their Chinese food. Is this some kind of haughty NYC/Hollywood thing or what?
do you live under a rock? wow.
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Especially sushi
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do you live under a rock? wow.
Obviously.

I’ve been in small restaurants in Japan where you were SOL if you couldn’t use them.
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I've been using them for decades when I eat Chinese, or Japanese food. Great for Sushi and Sashimi.
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do you live under a rock? wow.
No, but I don't live in one of the haughty hotspots either.
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All the time. Pho, ramen, sushi, etc.
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no chopsticks for me.

Hand me a pair and I'd whip out my
knife, sharpen the ends, and stab at my food.
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no chopsticks for me.

Hand me a pair and I'd whip out my
knife, sharpen the ends, and stab at my food.
Good, we show no such chopstick pretentiousness here in the Midwest.
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Sushi/sashimi, but not Chinese food.
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no chopsticks for me.

Hand me a pair and I'd whip out my
knife, sharpen the ends, and stab at my food.
Try that with noodles. Let us know how it goes.
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I am not really adept with them but will use them for sushi and noodle dishes
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Hell I don't even use a fork or spoon most of the time.. Go caveman.
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Not that difficult to learn.
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All the time. Pho, ramen, sushi, etc.



You can hold my Chopsticks anytime.
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You can hold my Chopsticks anytime.
Pho that noise.
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Da Fug is Garfer when you need him?
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