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Food Sharing


zen  Male  Cornwall 7-Dec-2016 21:17 Message #4668626
Is being able to share food romantic and a sign of a healthy relationship or do you prefer to have your own meal on your own plate???

I keep imagining that sketch in the Lady and the tramp with the Spaghetti. Lol
dragonfever  Male  Warwickshire 7-Dec-2016 22:06 Message #4668627
I think it's one of those time dependant things - on a first date no

Eating tapas style, or with many dishes for two on menu's these days, lady and the tramp style is ever closer
snowangel  Female  Avon 7-Dec-2016 22:10 Message #4668628
I like to have a meal with someone, but would not want to feed from each others plates, unless it was to try something I had never had before.
vanman  Male  Cambridgeshire 7-Dec-2016 22:29 Message #4668630
I'm NOT sharing my 'beans (Heinz of course) on toast, with a fried egg on top'
with ANYONE!! lol ;-}
Minnie-the-Minx  Female  Hertfordshire 7-Dec-2016 22:34 Message #4668632
own food, own plate.

Anyone who tries to take food off my plate gets stabbed with the fork.
joolsy  Female  Essex 7-Dec-2016 23:17 Message #4668633
Ooooh I think it could be quiet erotic ... Food sharing lol lol ... Gosh I was thinking more like the film 9 half weeks lol lol
Eljer  Male  North London 8-Dec-2016 03:20 Message #4668647
i wouldnt mind licking lots of dollops of cream off your body lolol giggle lol ;)
BunnyGirl  Female  Buckinghamshire 8-Dec-2016 06:15 Message #4668653
Hi Minnie - with you all the way in

what you say !

Agree with you totally.

Anyone grabs from my plate - they get it!
LutonLady  Female  Bedfordshire 8-Dec-2016 07:59 Message #4668655
Almost every time I dine out someone asks if I would like to taste something off their plate. No idea why.
BunnyGirl  Female  Buckinghamshire 8-Dec-2016 16:08 Message #4668684
Maybe they think that their meal is better than yours!
RumBassiousPenguin  Male  Essex 9-Dec-2016 18:32 Message #4668811
If sharing your dinner is a no, I question your relationship.
Minnie-the-Minx  Female  Hertfordshire 9-Dec-2016 18:40 Message #4668814
Sea Urchin  Female  Essex 9-Dec-2016 20:44 Message #4668835
I believe it rather depends on the meal and who you may be sharing it with? A cheese platter or fish platter for example would be ideal, as would an assortment of sandwiches or an interesting picnic. And if I was with someone, who orders a meal that comes with a very interesting side salad but who then leaves all the salad, I would be happy to oblidge. Hate seeing good food wasted. :-)
Nigel_In_Devon  Male  Devon 10-Dec-2016 12:22 Message #4668933
Agree with you Sea Urchin. Many restaurants have sharing dishes on the menu and I would have no problem ordering a selection of dishes in an Indian or Chinese restaurant which all can share.

Yes, most will have their own plate tobput the food onto and I can understand many preferring to not share what is actually on their plate.. Personally though, having had kds and am on to grandchildren I'm not too precious over sharing what's on my plate either!

The_Snow_Covered_Fool  Male  Cheshire 10-Dec-2016 12:49 Message #4668937
With kids and grandkids N-i-D we don't usually have much choice in the matter.

wonderoushen  Female  Gwynedd 10-Dec-2016 13:02 Message #4668942
I like to have sharing dishes in Indian restaurants. I often end up sharing my food as so often every body is either curious or jealous that whats on my vegetarian plate looks better than whats on theirs. Of course I can't eat anything from their plates as its not veggie.
Cautious1954  Female  Berkshire 15-Dec-2016 10:53 Message #4669530
That's true wonderoushen. I have a veggie friend and I'm always pinching bits of her plate to try.
Victoriana11  Female  Buckinghamshire 16-Dec-2016 16:29 Message #4669630
I wouldnt like it at all. I hate it at parties when people use the dips time & again with their same piece of biscuit/crisp/celery/carrot stick etc I hate it when finger go into the peanuts and stuff on bars too. I always think about " did they wash their when last going to the loo."
zen  Male  Cornwall 24-Dec-2016 14:18 Message #4670466
Well thank you to everyone for your replies I have marked many posts as excellent and many made me laugh.

One past girlfriend had a extra large communal plate that we would both eat from and it was a very special relationship, she once took me all the way to wales to walk on the beach hand in hand on my birthday bless her.

Magical and a memory that I will never forget.
Nigel_In_Devon  Male  Devon 24-Dec-2016 17:05 Message #4670483
Vic..."I hate it when finger go into the peanuts and stuff on bars too. I always think about " did they wash their when last going to the loo"

Think there was a survey done a few years ago, testing the bowls of peanuts on pub bars. Think they found numerous types of urine where customers hadn't washed their hands :-(

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