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Table manners for eating lobster.

  • Holding the lobster steady with one hand, twist off the claws and place them on the side of your plate.
  • A tool for cracking the claws should be provided. Slowly crack the claws and use a fork or lobster pick to remove the meat.
  • Pull out the tail meat and cut it.
  • Use the pick or fork to spear lobster pieces and dip them into butter if provided.

A large bowl or platter should be provided for the empty shells.

Finger bowls may be provided with the meal is over.

- , Editor, Etiquette Scholar

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