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The All-American Slurp
by Lensey Namioka

Hong Kong: Chinese Dining Beliefs and Etiquette
In "The All-American Slurp," the narrator is embarrassed by her ignorance of American table manners. If you were to visit China, you might be just as confused by the etiquette that surrounds mealtimes there. Visit this site to learn what one could expect to find at a typical Chinese meal, from seating arrangements to pouring tea to slurping soup! After exploring all the links about dining in China, work with a group of classmates to make up a booklet about American mealtime customs.