Food connoisseurs believe that eating alone is a good way to enjoy one’s own company. A lone diner writes, “How often do I see couples not speak to each other for an entire meal?” Eating alone, you don’t have to pay attention to your companion. You don’t have to make compromises while placing orders. When you are eating alone, you can indulge in several other luxuries, like eating without a spoon and a fork.
Of course, dining alone requires certain amount of confidence. In a surrounding where everyone is with everyone else and you are with yourself, you might get upset.
Eating alone does not reflect lack in social standing. Being alone does not mean being out of touch. “As with any other solo pursuit, eating alone requires a carefully balanced combination of commitment, enthusiasm and self-adoration.”