Meet women by being altruistic.

Volunteering or doing community service is a great way to meet women while helping those in need.

First, you’ll have an opportunity to meet and work with people in a structured environment. You’ll have all sorts of ways of interacting with others, and you have to because you’re doing a job.

From askmen.com.

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Restaurant survival tip

Look for items on the menu that are baked, grilled, dry-sauteed, broiled, poached, or steamed. These cooking techniques use less fat in the food preparation and are generally lower in calories.

From restaurant.org.

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The economy, and eating out

Eating in is now replacing eating out — The economy will have an impact on one’s food and beverage decisions, including less pubbing and eating more often at home.

From rediff.com.

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Fight the trans fat monster even in restaurants

 In the supermarket, read the label to find foods that are trans free. In restaurants, steer clear of fried foods, biscuits, and other baked goods, unless you know that the restaurant has eliminated trans fat.

From harvard.edu.

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Make reservations

Make reservations. This cuts down on waiting & hunger time at restaurant%2C as well as drinks at the bar.” – direct link

Tipping

Remember the amount you tip should reflect the total price before any coupons or gift certificates. – direct link

Reservations

Honor restaurant reservations or cancel them on time. People should treat reservations as important commitments. – direct link

Dividing the check

Always assume that if you’re dining in a group of more than 6 people%2C that the check is going to be divided evenly.” – direct link

Loud Noises

Loud eating noises such as slurping and burping are very impolite. The number one sin of dinner table etiquette. – direct link

when to eat

At tables with 8 or fewer%2C begin eating only after all other guests are served & the host has started to eat.” – direct link

RSVPing

RSVP within 3 days of receiving invitation%2C or if no invitation sent ask what to expect & how many will attend.” – direct link

table manners

When at a dinner party or restaurant%2C proper table manners dictate that you taste your food before seasoning it.” – direct link

An observent diner

Being an observant diner & picking up cues from your host will enable you to avoid 95% of embarrassing situations. – direct link

Excusing yourself

When going to the restroom%2C it isn’t necessary to say where you’re going-a simple Excuse me; I’ll be right back”” – direct link