Game Birds Etiquette

eating etiquette (how to eat...)

Small birds, such as squab, quail, and pheasant, are eaten with utensils or fingers.

Table manners for eating game birds at a formal dinner. At a formal dinner, the meat is removed from birds with a fork and a knife. No fingers are used.

Table manners for eating game birds at an informal meal. At an informal meal, a fork and knife are used to remove as much meat as possible; thereafter, the bones are held with the fingers and the remaining meat is taken with the teeth.

Remove bird shot from your mouth with your fingers.

resting knife and fork etiquette

Our resting utensils etiquette section covers the rules (american and continental) for resting your utensils when taking a break from eating, when you are finished eating, and when you are passing food [...]

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