Before you eat: Learn the Japanese Dining Etiquette
Before you begin to gobble and chew, first you must learn the Japanese way of proper table manners.
Aside from the dishes, Japan is highly noted for it's refined etiquette.
Try the quiz below and see for yourself how much you are Japanese!
[Question 1: Before and after the meal]
E very time you start eating a meal and once you're done, there are two expressions that need to be said out loud, both of them being very important.
What are they?
The answer choices are...(click one!)
1) "arigato" (ah-ree-ga-toe) & "do-itashimashite" (doe-ee-tashi-mah-she-teh)
2) "konn-nichiwa"(kon-nee-chee-wah) & "sayonara"(sah-yoh-nara)
3) "itadakimasu"(ee-tah-dak-kee-masu) & "Go-chiso-samadeshita"(go-chee-so-sah-mah-des-she-tah)
4) None of the above