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Do You Share Your Food?

When I go out to eat, I hate ordering what other people order. Mostly because I want to be able to try what they're eating, as well as try what I'm eating, this way we all get to taste two things - which, in my opinion, is a win/win situation for everyone. However, I know not everyone loves this idea. Some people hate sharing, think it's disgusting, etc. What do you think? Do you share your food?

saffy1227 saffy1227 10 years
SU3 SU3 10 years
Usually do... I always seem to want people to try what I'm eating so they know how good it is! :D
MrsJigglesworth MrsJigglesworth 10 years
I like to share w/ certain people. My hub hated this when we were first dating, but he has gotten used to it now :P
LaLaLola LaLaLola 10 years
I pretty much ALWAYS share, except if they are noticeably sick or a complete stranger.
JuliusCaesar JuliusCaesar 10 years
I love sharing so I always offer a taste to all my friends before I begin but I can't always try other people's because of dietary rules. :(
wynter wynter 10 years
Just with my hubby and kids.
jenn-jenn38996 jenn-jenn38996 10 years
I grew up eating "family style" and it's totally natural for me to share everything even with someone I just met. I think I use it to judge people on how open they are too. I mean if you can't share your food with me how are you gonna share your feelings with me. I agree with sugar me sweet, it's a total bonding thing.
sugar_me_sweet sugar_me_sweet 10 years
I love to share my food. it's a bonding experience. if someone wants to try my dish. go ahead! just return the favor. Eating out family style is the best. you get to eat everything.
Hope5 Hope5 10 years
I think we all have at least once :)
silvergirl silvergirl 10 years
I eat from my boyfriends plate to taste - it always tastes better than mine :-) BUT no way someone could taste from mine !!!! I'm a very egocentric eater and can't even stand to be served by someone else than myself ...
colormesticky colormesticky 10 years
I love sharing food, but the people we go out with don't. So I would gladly share, but nobody wants to.
KerryG KerryG 10 years
Often - it depends on who and what it is, but with my family, spouse, and some friends, I'll almost always share at least a bite, and at some types of restaurants - Chinese especially - we nearly always eat "family style."
Daisy6264 Daisy6264 10 years
Yes I have shared my food.
DearSugar DearSugar 10 years
I love sharing food, especially sushi! I also love ordering lot of appetizers on a date and sharing -- it's a fun way to get to know someones likes and dislikes -- also if they have the ability to share!!
lulis lulis 10 years
I love sharing. It's so much fun when you get to try different types of food.
partysugar partysugar 10 years
I'm like Yum, I share everything with everyone like they do in Spain. It's a good thing because when Yum and I are eating out or tasting products we always share!
mdbzmom mdbzmom 10 years
I always share. My husband and I make it a rule to order different entrees so we can split them. And I share with my girlfriends too.
ktjones ktjones 10 years
Sharing is caring but it matters who is putting their fork in my food. Oh and if the person is sick or has the sniffles it is a def NO!!
bobcatsteph3 bobcatsteph3 10 years
Some of my best memories are ordering "family style" at restaurants with my friends and/or family. I have a small appetite, but love trying all kinds of foods, especially if I'm on vacation and may not get to eat at a restaurant more than once, I'm all about the food sharing. Drinks are a different matter altogether though!
Jinx Jinx 10 years
I might do this with someone like my BFF, but normally not. If you don't want to lose a finger, stay away from my plate!
pinupsweetheart pinupsweetheart 10 years
It depends. It depends on what it is and who I am with. I usually pick of certain things I don't like and offer them to anyone else at the table.
Chaoticfury Chaoticfury 10 years
Tapas bars defintely made this fun, but my friends and I have always shared. I grew up with them, so it never feels like taking. Mi Casa es Su Casa kinda thing.
vmruby vmruby 10 years
Yes...only with the hubby and my kids.
GiggleSugar GiggleSugar 10 years
It's fun with tapas, and if something I'm eating tastes really yummy I'll give the person I'm with a bite...but usually I hog my food.
ALSW ALSW 10 years
I just don't tend to share. I want to eat it!
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