O'Brien eating with chopsticks

O'Brien eating with chopsticks

For the similar looking hair implement, please see hairstick.

A chopstick was a food utensil used for eating which originated in the Asian region of Earth. They consisted of thin rods, approximately 20 centimeters in length, which were manipulated by one hand for grasping food in between the two.

T'Pol had trouble eating with chopsticks. On one occasion, Captain Jonathan Archer told Commander Tucker about T'Pol's "latest bout with chopsticks", to which Tucker complained that he had missed "dinner and a show". (ENT: "Silent Enemy")

In 2369, Keiko O'Brien and her husband Miles ate their supper with chopsticks on the day Keiko told Miles that Deep Space 9 needed a school. (DS9: "A Man Alone")

Later that year, Grand Nagus Zek, Quark, Krax, Rom, and Maihar'du used chopsticks to eat their tube grubs. (DS9: "The Nagus")

In 2370, Jean-Luc Picard used chopsticks to eat a meal of sushi in his quarters aboard the USS Enterprise-D. (TNG: "The Pegasus")

In 2375, Weyoun 6 used chopsticks to eat aboard the USS Rio Grande after defecting to the Federation. (DS9: "Treachery, Faith and the Great River")

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