How-To

How to Fold Napkins Like a Restaurant Pro

By Danya Henninger  |  April 24, 2014

In Philadelphia restaurants right now, a white tablecloth is as hard to find as a craft beer-free drink list. Napkins have taken up the mantle of prime linen accoutrement, though they’ve long held their own as decorative table elements. These modest squares of cloth can be arranged in dozens of ways, from hipster-mod flat pleats to fanciful shirred towers.

Thanks to Sbraga’s Ben Fileccia, whose folding fingers performed valiantly, we present a step-by-step GIF guide on how to execute three useful napkin folds.

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