How to Dine Like a Gentleman For one thing, no dancing By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff Posted Jul 24, 2010 9:37 AM CDT 17 comments Comments Want to eat at a place where the waiters look like this? You better follow these 39 tips. (Shutter Stock) (Newser) – Looking to impress your future in-laws at a fancy dinner out? Follow John Mariani’s 39 steps for how to dine out like a gentleman, from Esquire: "A gentleman never has more than one cocktail before dinner." "A gentleman never takes more than one minute to decide on his meal." "A gentleman never talks about golf with women present." "A gentleman never drinks beer from a bottle at a restaurant." "A gentleman does not use sugar substitutes." "A gentleman does not drink water with a lime or lemon slice in it." "A gentleman never orders salad as a main course." "A gentleman should never dance at a Greek restaurant." "A gentleman never shakes a breadstick in the air to make a point." For the complete list, click here.