Elbows on the Table: Yes or No?

Reader Survey

When talking dinner table etiquette, every other question is small next to this one: Elbows on the table, or no? Is resting your elbows on the table during eating a shocking breach, or is it simply part of being in an engaged, animated conversation over good food? Or is it situational? We're very curious to know what you think — take our survey and explain in the comments!

Related: What Are the Essentials of Good Table Manners?

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Faith is the executive editor of The Kitchn and the author of three cookbooks. They include Bakeless Sweets (Spring 2013) as well as The Kitchn's first cookbook, which will be published in Fall 2014. She lives in Columbus, Ohio with her husband Mike.