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Default Chinese/Japanese way of eating soup?

"Jean B." > wrote in message
> 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.

The Vietnamese/Chinese restaurant here that all the oriental businessmen eat
lunch at, they do the sip/shovel thing. Me, I don't care, get me a trough.
Just so I get it all.