Eating The Road has posted THE definitive guide to maximizing your all-you-can eat buffet experience. From types of buffets, to pre-game preparations, to inter-diner tactics, to post-game, everything you need to know about pigging your friggin’ brains out like a pro is here. A sampling:
It is a good idea to get in a nice workout prior to the meal as well. This is a great way to get your metabolism running at full speed and burn off some calories that you’ll surely be adding right back up. I recommend a large amount of cardio exercise preferably running, biking or swimming….
It is acceptable to go around slow diners as long as there is room on the other side and you will not be needing to reach back towards the skipped individual. A powerful technique here can be the “accidental” elbow bump in order to encourage them to move on. It is also important to steel yourself from others use of this maneuver….
I try to allot a large portion of my meal to high cost items, while sampling things that look tasty and also making sure that I get to those items that I know and love….
You’ll want to be sure that you have to further commitments for at least 3 hours and preferably the remainder of the day….
Are you an all you can eat aficionado? What tactics and etiquettes do you follow to get the most out of your smorgasboard?