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

Yes, this is how I learned to drink/eat in when I lived in Japan.

Jean B.