(Closed) Totally random question: When you’re eating dinner…..

posted 9 years ago in Cooking
  • poll: Beverages during dinner...do you:
    Take sips of your drink throughout your meal : (160 votes)
    77 %
    Not touch your drink until you're finished eating : (48 votes)
    23 %
  • Post # 28
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    3709 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    I drink throughout the meal. I heard that it makes you full faster so it just became habit. Now when I was younger I did eat without drinking b/c we couldn’t have anything to drink until we cleaned our plates. Otherwise we would have had a belly full of kool-aid instead of squash…LOL

    Post # 29
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    7975 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper

    I usually drink 1/2 the glass (all at once) about 2/3 of the way through the meal, and then finish it at the end. I can’t eat and drink all at the same time – it’s one or the other. I’m also not so much a sipper as a gulper.

    Post # 30
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    5983 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2010

    @Mrs.tobe: lol. The waiter/waitress usually comments on my water intake. I have had them just bring over a pitcher many times. LOL πŸ™‚

    Post # 32
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    5983 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2010

    @beenthere2: LOL Me too! I just posted that and then read the other posts and saw yours πŸ™‚ People at work comment to me bc I am always getting water! ahaha. I cannot help it…I am a thirsty girl! I always get my water in!

    Post # 33
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    668 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    It’s so weird you posted this cause Fiance and I discussed this yesterday!!

    lol, I take sips all through dinner, but he doesnt drink anything until he’s completely finished, but once he’s finished he needs a drink NOW, lol.

     

    Post # 34
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    9053 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2010

    I never drink when I’m eating a meal.  If I’m at a restaurant I’ll down two glasses of water before the food even makes it to the table, and then another after, but no sips in between unless something is exceptionally spicy or tastes gross. 

    However, if I’m at a drinks and appies kind of thing, I may have a few bites of food in between drinking.

    Post # 35
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    13 posts
    Newbee
    • Wedding: June 2011

    @Mrs.tobe Lol, I have been to several resturaunts where they just offer to leave a pitcher. I do have some class… so, when we are somewhere fancy I try really hard not to down a cup after each bite Wink I can usually do about 3 glasses.

    @DesireeAnne My fI also looks at me in amazement. He does not quite know how one person can take in so much water. I have a cup of water with me at all times. The only downfall to this is that I am always running to the ladies room πŸ™‚  

    Post # 37
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    2467 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    we both drink while we eat. hubs usually drinks so much that he downs both our water glasses before the waiter comes to refill our glasses when we’re out to eat! 

    i drink water constantly anyway. i’ve noticed that at school i take a sip from my water bottle every time i finish saying something during class. like, i can’t stop talking unless i have something else to do with my mouth or something. weird! … aaand now i need to go fill up my water glass again….

    Post # 39
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    2054 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: March 2011

    i usually have a glass of something in front of me but forget to drink it! then afterwards i down the entire glass πŸ™‚

    Post # 41
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    3756 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    I ALWAYS sip throughout my meal, I usually have one or two drinks durring eating time… sometimes more if I am super thristy πŸ™‚

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