Chopsticks Self-Learn

Most restaurants in Hong Kong provide only chopsticks for eating. In this case, you have to be prepared to use them should the spoon and fork be unavailable. Here are simple steps on how you can master eating the Hong Kong way.  Don’t have chopsticks at home? You can try using a pair of pens or any other pair of sticks, as long as it’s as thick and as long as your average chopsticks.

1. Rest one chopstick on the 3rd and 4th fingers with thumb on top of the middle part of the chopstick.

2. Hold the other chopstick on the index and middle fingers, by using the tip of the thumb to keep the chopstick in place.

3. Level chopsticks, pick up food with movement of the upper chopstick, keep the lower chopstick stationary at all times.