1. First, in India, you should always eat with your right hand.
2. In Egypt, there is a specific protocol to serving drinks.
3. In France, you should not eat your bread before the rest of the food arrives.
4. In Italy, you shouldn't add parmesan cheese, ketchup, or hot sauce to your pizza.
5. Also, don't order a cappuccino after dinner.
6. In Japan, tipping is frowned upon.
7. And if you take a break during a meal, do not stick your chopsticks in the rice.
8. If you're dining in Korea, hold off on digging in until the elder person in your party begins eating.
9. And if they offer you a plate, always accept it with both hands.
10. Don't ask for the salt (or pepper) in Portugal.
11. In Thailand, it is unusual to eat from your fork.
12. In Chile, you shouldn't use your hands to eat — not even if it's French fries!
13. In Russia, it's rude to turn down another drink.
14. Also in Russia, you shouldn't be mixing the vodka with anything else.
15. If you drop bread on the ground in Afghanistan, you should pick it up.
16. Don’t toast with beer if you're in Hungary.
17. And finally, in China, don't leave behind a clean plate.
What other rules of international dining etiquette did we leave out? Leave yours in the comments below!
This post was translated from Spanish.