Beginners' buffet tips How to make the most for your money By Penelope Walsh 19 August 2014 Here are our top tips on maximising your buffet endurance (and eating capacity)• Exercise before going to a buffet. You’ll feel lighter and be able to consume larger portions.• If a buffet opens at a certain time, start early so you’ll have a wider variety to choose from. You can take your time, and even take little digestion breaks if necessary. SIMILAR ARTICLES Restaurant of the Year: PLAY Restaurant & Lounge Dish of the week: the tomato that wants to be a strawberry Friday brunch at Zuma Time Out cooks for Gordon Ramsay • Drink water so your body can easily break down all the food it’s about to intake.• If you eat at a slow and steady pace, you’ll be able to eat and enjoy your food more.• Make your money back by going for expensive favourites. For example, fill up on items such as sashimi, not noodles, which is relatively more expensive when charged à la carte.• Take mini portions of each dish to start with. See what you like and what you don’t like.