Napkins! While recording this episode, we discovered that economic class influences what you use to wipe your face way more than we thought. You might use paper or cloth or maybe no napkin at all, but whatever you use, the history behind the napkin is fascinating.
Atlas Obscura: A Brief History of Napkins, From Soft Dough to Paper
Culinaria: The Origin of the Fork
Chih pha: The Chinese napkin
We talk about which is better environmentally, paper napkins or cloth. It seems like cloth might be better. Sorry paper napkin stans.