When you eat alone you can order whatever you like, eat at any pace you want, and don’t have to be bothered to engage in any conversation. Photo: Alamy When you eat alone you can order whatever you like, eat at any pace you want, and don’t have to be bothered to engage in any conversation. Photo: Alamy
When you eat alone you can order whatever you like, eat at any pace you want, and don’t have to be bothered to engage in any conversation. Photo: Alamy
Andrew Sun
Opinion

Opinion

Mouthing Off by Andrew Sun

From ramen bars to Michelin-star restaurants, dining alone is losing its stigma

  • Like watching a movie by yourself, eating alone doesn’t mean you are lonely like it used to
  • But there are many couples who sit together who might as well be alone, too busy on their phones for conversation

When you eat alone you can order whatever you like, eat at any pace you want, and don’t have to be bothered to engage in any conversation. Photo: Alamy When you eat alone you can order whatever you like, eat at any pace you want, and don’t have to be bothered to engage in any conversation. Photo: Alamy
When you eat alone you can order whatever you like, eat at any pace you want, and don’t have to be bothered to engage in any conversation. Photo: Alamy
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Andrew Sun

Andrew Sun

Andrew Sun has dabbled in many shades of the media spectrum for 25 years, from college radio, TV, print and online columnist to starting film festivals, managing music labels and authoring food books. Someday he will figure what he wants to be when he grows up.