Manners to observe when dating
Although both square and rectangular tables are used for small groups of people, round tables are preferred for large groups, particularly in restaurants, in order to permit easy sharing.
Proper etiquette is very important to traditional Chinese people, who feel good manners invite luck, and boorish conduct brings shame.
These are sets of chopsticks specifically for shared dishes only.
Often, these will be distinct from the putongkuai (regular chopsticks) in that they will be longer and more ornate.
One should try to avoid moving the Lazy Susan even slightly when someone is in the act of transferring food from the dishes to their plate or bowl.
Likewise, it is impolite to hoard or use up all of a dish until it has been offered to everyone and the other diners clearly do not care for it.