1. Wait til everyone is seated,settled and served before you start eating
2. Use the utensils from the outside in
3. Don’t place the items on the table that are unrelated to the meal
4. Don’t use salt and pepper before you taste your meal
5. Rubbing your chopsticks is considered rude and looks weird 
6. The way you position your utensils sends specific signals to the waitstaff
7. Resting your chopsticks across your bowl is considered a breach of etiquette
8. Letting your chopsticks stand in your rice bowl is considered an offering to the dead
9. The salt and pepper should always be passed together
10. Don’t talk while eating
11. Never pass food from chopstick to chopstick
12. Always remember to tip