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Default Chinese/Japanese way of eating soup?

Slint Flig > wrote:
>Hi, I have a friend who says that in China/Japan the appropriate way to
>eat/drink soup (eg, miso soup) is to take the bowl in one hand, tip it and
>drink from it while simultaneously using the chopsticks in your right hand
>to sort of.. shovel.. the chunkier bits into your mouth.

Yes, pretty much. Watch the film _Tampopo_.

>He says the big spoons that are used in Western Asian restaurants are not
>used in the East.

For the most part this is also true.
"C'est un Nagra. C'est suisse, et tres, tres precis."