Partie 6 : La vie au quotidien

Chapitre 63 : Pleasures of the table

Eating out, page 132

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a diner
a take-away
a deli, a delicatessen
a food booth, a food truck, a food cart
a gourmet restaurant
a food court
fusion food
vegan food
health food
pub grub, pub food

According to a 2007 study from the FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization), 2.5 billion people eat street food every day.

Good food is a global thing and I find there is always something new and amazing to learn. I love it!

Dishes and the taste of food, page 132

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a set menu lunch
today’s special
a side dish
a combo

Would you like the apple pie à la mode?

The dinner was so long that the desserts were complimentary.

Are these drinks to go or to stay?

Every year just before Thanksgiving the president of the United States pardons a turkey.

Food for thought, page 133

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  1. Not only will your health improve by forgoing high-calorie meals at restaurants, so will your finances! Eating healthy meals at home can cut your food budget dramatically.
  2. Having a meal in a restaurant can be an enjoyable and celebratory event, an occasional break from the tedium of cooking at home.
  3. With hectic work and family schedules, many Americans find it hard to carve out the time to prepare meals at home.
  4. Restaurants are in business to make money and calorie counting is not at the top of the list.