June 20

Ordering food and drinks in Italian: Italian vocabulary


Jamie Oliver Sausage Panzanella

Ordering food and drinks in Italian: Useful Italian vocabulary

Ever wondered how to order a bottle of the house white wine in Italian? Here’s the answer:

Colazione – breakfast
Pranzo – lunch
Cena – dinner
Merenda – snack, normally acceptable only if you are under the age of ten
Pane – bread
Olio extra vergine di oliva – EVOO
Formaggio – cheese
Carne – meat
Pesce – fish
Pollo – chicken
Maiale – pork
Cinghiale – wild boar
Di stagione – in season
Fuori stagione – out of season
Andato a male – gone bad
Vino – wine
Rosso/biano – red/white
Vino della casa – house wine
Vino della zona – wine produced nearby
Il conto – the check
Coperto – service charge, normally included in the check
Compreso – included
Escluso – excluded
Un’altra grappa, per favore – another grappa, please

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