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How Do You Order a Meal?


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How Do You Order a Meal?

judge dee | Nov 1, 2006 08:33 PM

When going to restaurants we can order prix fixe dinners with wine pairings, and at sushi bars we can just say, “omakase”.

When you are on your own, what kinds of thoughts do you put into ordering a complete meal? Different cuisines require different approaches: To order at a sushi bar, you may consider a sequence that progresses from light and subtle to heavier taste, cleanse your palate, and start another sequence. To order a Chinese family meal, you may consider a combination of dishes that are complementary in taste, texture, color, and smell.

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