It’s the place you’re most likely to have to deal with foreign languages. Here’s how to learn the names of the most common dishes in unfamiliar tongues.
Have you ever experienced the feeling of dread upon opening a restaurant’s menu, only to realise that it’s entirely in a language you don’t understand?
Perhaps you avoid native restaurants when travelling, simply due to the fear of being unable to comprehend the menu? Instead, you confine your eating to one of the international fast-food joints where every menu is the same. Safe and maybe even comforting, but it prevents you from experiencing the full variety of the local culture. Eating out in a foreign country, or even in a restaurant in your home city which serves ...