Barbecued spare ribs are quite enjoyable, it’s just the process of eating them that’s less than desirable. I mean, no one orders ribs on a first date. Trongs are little multi-purpose utensils designed to stand like tripods, so they are easy to pick up and put back down. Silly, but functional, they are used to eat messy foods without the mess. Even if you don’t care for ribs, chicken wings or the like, keep them around so you don’t have to see a single person lick their fingers one by one. Ewww.