Lobster Etiquette

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Table manners for eating lobster.

  1. Holding the lobster steady with one hand, twist off the claws and place them on the side of your plate.
  2. A tool for cracking the claws should be provided. Slowly crack the claws and use a fork or lobster pick to remove the meat.
  3. Pull out the tail meat and cut it.
  4. 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.

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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