In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- How it's done is not the customer's business: the diner wants the ends, not the means.
- If about 90 per cent of diners return to a restaurant after once trying its fare, should we believe that it is a good one?
- To relieve the anxiety of diners, the restaurant claims to have had the milk providers carefully examined by medical experts.
- His restaurant caters for more than 700 customers a day as well as 100 executive diners choosing from a gourmet menu.
- He urged diners to leave a restaurant if they see a ‘businessman’ with his bodyguards enter the place.
- It was a social ritual that defined the diner, the restaurant and the city they inhabited.
- The night of our visit, few diners came into the restaurant and light jazz music relaxed everyone while shielding us from the outside heat and noise.
- At fado restaurants, diners are periodically regaled by heart-rending renditions of these woe-stricken ballads, thus allowing a pause for digestion.
- And I do get a decent bottle of wine and I and a guest diner free for my pains.
- Service was swift and efficient, possibly because we were the only diners in the restaurant, and our bill for five came to around 25 leva.
- Needless to say, a television set with the volume turned down low, was the central piece in the restaurant, to allow diners to watch World Cup cricket as they savoured the food.
- He is a frequent diner at Italian restaurants in Portman, Grand Hyatt and St Regis.
- Amid the chatter of diners in Lakeland's restaurants and hotels, observant customers may have noticed the prevalence of Eastern European accents ringing out among the staff.
- Brave restaurant workers and a diner disarmed a customer who pulled out a gun in a dispute over an unpaid bill.
- Traditional home cooking with a twist seems to be the theme, with plenty of fresh, organic ingredients, a selection of vegetarian wines, and options for vegan diners.
- But spare a thought for diners in a restaurant in China.
- There are always a few diners at the restaurant, but whenever I go, more than 70 per cent of the seats are empty.
- During the trial business period, diners to the restaurant can enjoy a 32 per cent discount for lunch and a 22 per cent discount for supper.
- An Aussie wine-producing company recently commissioned a poll of restaurant diners about le vin, with some startling results.
- A guest diner requires feeding, and the dish prepared normally leads to a solution for said problem.
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- In the old days, when wine was as foreign as foie gras to many American diners, maybe restaurateurs felt they could slip those high prices by the embarrassed customer.
- The two heroes were sitting at the counter of the local diner.
- It could've been the coffee he had at a roadside diner or the way he opened the windshield of the car and the scenery and sunshine just washed over him.
- I love eggs Benedict, but have tasted better in countless roadside diners in the States, where the dish is a breakfast staple.
- Now I don't say that everything the US does is better than us Brits, but when it comes to roadside diners, they lead the way.
- You squint a little at the sickly yellow light of a roadside diner, and rub your fingers against each other, thinking you can feel menu grease on them.
- Jenny asked Amanda as she sat at the counter in the diner a week later.
- And all-you-can-eat buffets are as common as roadside diners once were.
- You can almost feel the characters ache as they drive through the heat of the desert, stopping for cigarettes and supper at a roadside diner.
- They made a quick stop at a small roadside diner for supper.
- That day we drove east into the desert along Interstate 40, stopping at a roadside diner to eat.
- To the left and all the way to the back of the diner there were booths with fake silver lining and a small jukebox on every table.
- Even traditional roadside diners were few and far between.
- I noticed Steven giving me a sidelong glance once we were seated in our comfortable booths at the diner.
- They walked around for about an hour before settling into a booth at the diner for coffee and chat.
- There's nothing better than eating at small, greasy roadside diners and sleeping in fleabag motels to let you know you are still alive.
- We walk about six blocks to a restaurant, more like a diner really, and find a booth.
- One was a huge tomato, styled in the fashion of a ketchup dispenser in a roadside diner.
- Before heading home to New York, we stop and eat lunch in a road-side diner.
- She smiled as she helped Justin up the high stool behind the metallic counter of the diner.
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