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March 18th, 2010 - 10:54 am § in BOSTON, RESTAURANTS

Boston Cafe Etiquette – Sharing a Table with a Stranger

Only in the most dire of circumstances should you ask if you can share a table with a stranger. In other countries, it is completely common for others to take up empty seats at your table (even in a restaurant- it happened to me every day in India), often without even asking. But throughout the [&he[...]

February 20th, 2010 - 8:20 am § in BOSTON, RESTAURANTS

Boston Cafe Etiquette – Grabbing that Free Table

In France, snubbing someone else out of the next free table is an art form. Here, it is likely to get your very icy glares and a hot drink that just happens to spill on you as your defeated competitor walks by. To succeed in the most dire of crowded cafe situations, try these techniques: […][...]

February 13th, 2010 - 11:45 am § in BOSTON, RESTAURANTS

Boston Cafe Etiquette – How Long Can You Linger?

How long can you linger? This is perhaps the most pressing matter of cafe etiquette, not only with your fellow latte-sippers, but also with management. In fact, some establishments have had such a problem with customers over staying their welcome that they have started covering power outlets or post[...]

February 11th, 2010 - 7:35 pm § in BOSTON, RESTAURANTS

Boston Cafe Etiquette – A Special Series by Gabi Logan

I despise the cold weather – so much so that each winter I question why I live in Boston.  One of the ways that I deal with subzero temps is warming up at a cozy cafe.  Lucky for me, Boston has many wonderful cafes that are perfect for a casual date, catching up with a […][...]