If you really want to impress someone whilst in Korea, just speaking their language won’t do the trick. However, by showing them your practical knowledge of the Korean table manners will surely get anyone to like you.
When you are out eating with Koreans, or especially if you have been invited to their house, knowing your way around Korean table manners is an incredibly nifty way to show your respect towards the local culture. Here are some Korean table manners you should definitely be aware of:
Korean Table Manner #1: Remember Rank
Whenever you are out for a company outing involving food, or visiting the family of your significant other or a friend, it’s important to be seated based on the social ranking of the group. The younger or lower ranked member of the group you are, the closer to the door you should sit, and only after your elders have already sat down.