Nothing makes you feel like a dumb tourist more than an encounter with an eye-rolling waiter watching you squirm as you order food in the local language. You might have the
outfit nailed, but if you stumble over the menu, forget it. You're nothing but a dumb, stupid tourist in their eyes. So, if like me, you want to go undetected as a tourist abroad, here's a solution. Introducing the How To Read The Menu In France, Italy and Spain series of phrase books from Herb Lester Associates. Three credit-card sized guides dedicated to deciphering menus! Perplexing or potentially disgusting dishes are easily found using the A-Z listings – say goodbye to encounters with eye-rolling waiters for good!
Neglect the menu basics at your own risk!