Eating Out in Five Languages

Eating Out in Five Languages

by Simon Collin
     
 

This menu guide provides English-speaking travelers with essential information for ordering from menus in foreign languages. More than 10,000 terms in French, German, Italian, and Spanish are translated to and from English, covering dishes, methods of cooking, and specific dietary needs such as vegetarianism and food allergies. Tips for navigating foreign restaurants…  See more details below

Overview

This menu guide provides English-speaking travelers with essential information for ordering from menus in foreign languages. More than 10,000 terms in French, German, Italian, and Spanish are translated to and from English, covering dishes, methods of cooking, and specific dietary needs such as vegetarianism and food allergies. Tips for navigating foreign restaurants include explanations of cultural eating times, common menu arrangements, and restaurant rating schemes. Translations for how to reserve a table, ask for service, order, or complain make this an indispensable reference for travelers.

Editorial Reviews

A Place in the Sun
Avoid mealtimes becoming a lottery with this fantastic, pint-sized dictionary and phrase book. . .a handy resource for any intrepid, traveling foodie.
Bella
A menu in a language you don't understand can be pretty daunting. But with a copy of [this book] you won't run the risk of ordering something you hate by mistake. . .
Bella magazine
A menu in a language you don't understand can be pretty daunting. But with a copy of [this book] you won't run the risk of ordering something you hate by mistake. . .
Place in the Sun
Avoid mealtimes becoming a lottery with this fantastic, pint-sized dictionary and phrase book. . .a handy resource for any intrepid, traveling foodie.
Spain
This pocket-sized book is the perfect companion for any traveler. . .a really handy phrasebook that goes one step further than most. . .

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781904970057
Publisher:
Bloomsbury UK
Publication date:
10/28/2004
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
4.20(w) x 6.70(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Simon Collin is an editor of food reference books.

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