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Default Chinese/Japanese way of eating soup?

I ran into a recent experience where everyone was going ga-ga over my
tea blossoms. I was down to a few so I put a couple in a big soup
bowl with boiling water and everyone used spoons. It was a spur of
the moment inspiration and a big hit.


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.
> He says the big spoons that are used in Western Asian restaurants are not
> used in the East.
> Can anybody corroborate this?