Food Facts & Lore, Table Manners

Mind Your Manners

Manners: a person's way of behaving toward others, well-bred social behavior. Time and again, scholars and lovers of good conversation have debated the idea of manners over a good, long meal. Virtue and reverence may have been subtitles to these philosophical explorations. Can one have manners without virtue and reverence? If virtue and reverence are… Continue reading Mind Your Manners

Food Facts & Lore, Random Thoughts

Random Thoughts – Feb 23, 2013

We are civilized and technologically advanced. "Civilized" refers to having a highly developed society and culture showing evidence of moral and intellectual advancement. A civilized culture is one that shows refinement in taste and manners. We hold our forks and knives just so, wipe the corner of our mouths as daintily as possible with our… Continue reading Random Thoughts – Feb 23, 2013