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Italian Meal Etiquette

By February 27, 2015 , , , , , , , ,

Going to Italy this year? We've got a few handy tips for you...

First of all, congratulations on your exciting vacation plans! We are definitely jealous of you. Of course, we want you to enjoy your trip to the fullest and we've got a few tips to help you.

Believe it or not, there is a right way and a "wrong" way to enjoy your Italian meals. Of course, if you do make an etiquette mistake, it's not the end of the world. It's merely an announcement of your tourist status, which isn't necessarily a bad thing. However, while you are in Italy, we want you to truly experience the Italian way of life!

Did you know that Italians never order a cappuccino after noon? And did you know that it's simply not done to have your coffee with a meal? Caffe normale is what you have in the afternoon. If you're expecting a tall or grande coffee to go, think again. Eating and drinking on the go is just not done, unless of course you've got a gelato.

When it comes to eating in Italy, the Italians know best how to enjoy their delectable meals. Check out this article from Revealed Rome to get more tips on how Italians enjoy their meals:

Before you go, drop by for a visit and have a practice run at ordering and enjoying an Italian meal! Have a great trip!

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