We’ve been posting a bit lately about Everyday Carry Cutlery and we’ve been thinking maybe it’s just us that is that crazy to carry our own flatware around?
Well, we were sent this interesting article by Bee Wilson at TheGuardian.com and it seems to agree with us. A few interesting points:
- In medieval Europe people would carry their own knife for every eating occasion
- A forestry group in China urged diners to “carry their own tableware” to avert the ecological disaster caused by disposable chopsticks
- In both China and Japan a “bring-your-own-chopsticks” (BYOC) movement has sprung up