Episode 107

Italian Restaurant Etiquette: How to Order Like a Local


September 12th, 2023

11 mins 33 secs

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About this Episode

Learn how to order food in Italian and avoid the common mistakes most people make in Italian restaurants. You’ll be ordering like a local in no time!

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Today's Italian words:
Prendo il pollo = I’ll have the chicken (lit. ‘I take the chicken’)
Prendo questo = I’ll have this (lit. ‘I take this’)
Gli antipasti = The starters
I primi = The first course (lit. ‘the firsts’)
I secondi = The first course (lit. ‘the seconds’)
La mancia = The tip
Un digestivo = A liquor that Italians drink after dinner
Un amaro = An Italian herbal liquor