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In this lesson we will learn some phrases you can use while placing an order at a restaurant.
Lisa: What exactly is Thenthuk?
Waiter: It's one of the most popular Tibetan dishes. It’s a flat noodle soup with vegetables and meat.
Lisa: Sounds delicious. Is it a starter?
Waiter: It’s sometimes eaten as a whole meal. But you can have it as a starter if you split it.
Lisa: Is there any fish in it?
Waiter: No, but there’s lamb.
Lisa: Aah. Well, I want a fish based dish today. Let me order something else.
Waitress: Good evening. Are you ready to order?
Emily: What are today’s specials?
Waitress: Today we have grilled tuna and New York strip steak served with creamy Italian herb sauce.
Emily: I think I’ll have the grilled tuna.
Waitress: It is served with a choice of rice, baked potatoes, or French fries.
Emily: Rice, please.
Waitress: Anything to drink?
Emily: A glass of lemonade, please.
Waitress: Ok. Your order will be served soon.
Laura: Excuse me, could you please bring me some tomato sauce?
Waitress: Sure! How many serves would you like to have?
Laura: Is the extra sauce charged?
Waitress: Yes, Ma’am.
Laura: It should be complimentary! Anyways. Get me two serves, please.
Waiter: Can I get you anything else? Dessert or coffee?
Lisa: I’d like to have some dessert. Any suggestions?
Waiter: The brownie served with vanilla ice cream is often ordered.
Lisa: Hmm...excellent! Please, bring me one.
Waiter: Sure. I’ll be right back.