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Food & Restaurant

A2-Elementary

So everyone loves food right? Well learn all things food-related in this course...yum!

Making a Dinner Reservation

It's important to know how to make a dinner reservation at a restaurant whether it is for business or for pleasure.  In today's lesson, we are going to learn all the words and phrases necessary for making this fast and easy, thanks to EnglishPod!  ...

Topics: reservations, food, dinner, eating

Ordering Drinks

Do you want a nice drink that tastes great or do you just want to get drunk and act crazy? You need to know how to get your drinks before you can start the party and you can do that thanks to Englishpod and today's rocking lesson!...

Topics: ordering_drinks, bar, partying

Baking a Cake

Baking a cake may seem to be like a disaster waiting to happen, but it's actually very easy! Join Englishpod in this lesson as we not only help you with your cooking skills, but your English as well!...

Topics: food, cooking, cakes, baking

Making Breakfast

Breakfast is considered to be the most important meal of the day.  For some coffee and a bagel is good enough.  However, for others they expect a three course meal.  In this lesson we discuss making breakfast....

Topics: food, brunch, jam, pancakes, eating, breakfast

What Should I Order?

How do you decide what to order at a restaurant? Sometimes it can be hard to choose. Asking for a waiter’s opinion can really help. In today’s lesson, we will look at some words and phrases that will help you choose your next meal!...

Topics: food, wine, eating, restaurant, Italian_food, main_course, entree, appertizers

Ordering Lunch over the Phone

You can order food to eat in a restaurant, for take out or for delivery. In today’s lesson, we look at how to ask for what you want. There is a lot of great vocabulary when it comes to ordering food over the phone in today’s dialogue!...

Topics: office, price, time, eating, main_course, lunch, ordering_food, takeout, lunch_sets, soup, delivery

Asking for the Bill

In today’s lesson, we have people at a restaurant. They ask for the bill, add a tip and pay the total with their credit card....

Topics: price, numbers, credit_card, eating, restaurant, bill, check, cash, tip, percentage

Coffee or Tea?

Relax and have some tea or coffee as you learn English with today’s beginner lesson....

Topics: drinks, coffee, tea, café

Happy Hour Drinks with Coworkers

Had a long day at work? Join us for a happy hour lesson! In today’s lesson you’ll learn how to order drinks, how to ask about specials and which topics to talk about with coworkers....

Topics: socializing, drinks, happy_hour, beer, super_bowl

Organic Produce

Worried about all those toxic pesticides in your fruits and vegetables? In today’s lesson we’ll talk about organic produce. Learn where you can buy organic produce, and what produce you should or shouldn’t buy organic....

Topics: organic, produce, pesticides, healthy, farmer’s_market

Where Should We Go to Dinner?

Struggling to decide where you want to eat? And tried of going to the same chain restaurants? Well, listen to today’s lesson you’ll learn to talk about where you want to go out for dinner....

Topics: dinner, restaurant, eat, chain, reviews

Ordering Steaks

You're at a restaurant and you're craving a steak; what kind of steak do you want? In today's lesson you'll learn to talk about different types of steaks....

Topics: food, wine, dating, eating, restaurant, steak, taste

Buying Ice Cream

Everyone loves ice cream! In this lesson we will talk about buying different kinds of ice cream....

Topics: food, supermarket, Summer, buying,_ice_cream

It’s My Treat

Sometimes you really just want to pay. In this lesson, learn how to insist on paying for a bill when your friend also wants to pay....

Topics: eating, restaurants, clients, paying

Wine Tasting

Of course “good” or “not good” also works, but wine tasting has a long list of special vocabulary to describe the subtle differences in flavors. Learn a few of the most commonly-used expressions and words in this lesson....

Topics: food, wine, restaurant, flavors, tasting

Let's Yelp!

It's time to eat and you don't know what to get. Well, worry not! If you're in the United States, you can use Yelp to help you find the best restaurant near you. But what type of food are you going to get?...

Topics: food, travel, restaurants, app

Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving is one of the biggest days of the year in the United States. What is this holiday all about? What do people eat? What are normal customs for Americans on this day?...

Topics: food, family, celebration, holidays, American_culture

Ordering Beer

Yes, you can always say “give me a beer”. But especially these days in the United States, there are lots of different types of beers out there. Which will you order? And did you bring your card?...

Topics: customer_service, eating, coworker, beer, drinking, ordering, pub

Ordering Cocktails

What do you drink says a lot about who you are.Are you sweet like a Cosmopolitan, or are you bitter like an Old Fashioned? In today’s lesson, we’ll take a look at these famous cocktails as well as a few others....

Topics: bar, eating, customer, drinking, recommendation, alcohol

Buying Cheese

Cheese is much more than what you find on a McDonald’s cheeseburger. Find out how to talk about different types of cheeses in today’s lesson....

Topics: food, shopping, customer_service, eating, restaurant, recommendation, flavor, cheese, taste

Ordering Desserts

We hope you saved room for dessert, because in today’s lesson we’re going to learn how to talk about this amazing part of dinner....

Topics: food, dating, eating, restaurant, eating_out, flavor, dessert

At the Bakery

There is nowhere on Earth that smells better than a bakery. Let’s take a little trip inside one of these heavenly places to see what’s baking....

Topics: food, shopping, baking, eating, bread, restaurant

Dinner Party

The food is ready. The table is set. The guests are beginning to beginning to arrive. Tonight we’re having a dinner party. Don’t forget to bring a little gift for the hosts as we talk about having a dinner party in today’s lesson....

Topics: food, wine, eating, friends, visit, gifts, home, etiquette