Eating at the table

Q 1: Is it correct that placing food on dining tables involves imitation of the disbelievers? Does eating with a spoon and fork reflect arrogance or imitation of the disbelievers?

A: There is no blame on the Muslim to have his food at the dining table or eat with a spoon and fork. This does not involve imitation of the disbelievers, since these customs are not exclusive to them.May Allah grant us success. May peace and blessings be upon our Prophet Muhammad, his family, and Companions.