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Rubber Band Hack: Master the Art of Chopsticks

“When in Rome, do as the Romans do.” Plenty of people apply this philosophy when dining out at Chinese and Japanese restaurants by using chopsticks to enjoy their food. Chopsticks can be tricky to handle for those accustomed to forks.

Using this rubber band hack, you won’t go hungry even with the poorest of chopstick skills. All you need is a rubber band and a piece of paper (a portion of a napkin often suffices).

Roll up a piece of paper and place it in between the top of the sticks. Wrap a rubber band tightly on that same end above the paper.

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Then nestle the rolled up piece of paper against the tightly wound rubber band.

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You will now be able to use your chopsticks with much ease and can enjoy your Asian cuisine the Asian way.