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Italian Dining Terms

By January 20, 2014 , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Discover la lingua della mangia!

Not understanding a language can be tricky, especially when it comes to ordering food.

Don't let the Italian terms on our menu scare you off! First and foremost, we welcome and encourage you to ask any of our servers about any item on our menu should you have any questions. Furthermore, you will find detailed descriptions of each dish on our menu, translated into English.

However, if you still find yourself scratching your head, below are some Italian dining and food terms to help you out during your next visit to La Piazza Dario.

Italian Dining Terms:
  • Antipasto: Antipasti are appetizer dishes.
  • Bufala: Water buffalo; this term is used to describe the type of mozzarella.
  • Funghi: Mushrooms
  • Insalata: This term refers to a salad course; it is generally eaten between the main course and dessert.
  • Polpette: Meatballs
  • Prosciutto: Cured ham
  • Tagliatelle: Noodles
Tonight, why not make your dining experience an truly Italian one! Come visit us in East Vancouver and put your new knowledge to the test. In the mean time, have a look at our menu.

We look forward to seeing you!

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