If you want to eat a meal while watching television, and you don’t have a TV in the kitchen, then you are going to end up having to eat in the living room. This means you are either going to have to hold your plate, balance it on your lap, rest it on a coffee table, or used a snack table. Obviously the most comfortable, stable and lest messy option is to use a small folding table that can be put away easily when not in use.
Normally I don’t like any fake-wood finish, but there’s something retro about these that I like:
Folding snack table pictured: Kay Home Products/Quaker 00358 Honey OAK Tray Table 21″x15″, Pack/2 by Quaker