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A Diner"s Dictionary

Food and Drink From A to Z

by John Ayto

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7401750M
ISBN 100198661932
ISBN 109780198661931

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The Diner's Dictionary book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Seasoned generously with literary wit, The Diner's Dictionary is a 4/5. diner meaning: 1. someone who is eating a meal, especially in a restaurant 2. in the US, a small informal and. Learn more. ‘At fado restaurants, diners are periodically regaled by heart-rending renditions of these woe-stricken ballads, thus allowing a pause for digestion.’ ‘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.’.

Seasoned generously with literary wit, The Diner's Dictionary is a veritable feast, tracing the origins and history of over 2, gastronomical words and phrases. John Ayto spreads across our table a veritable cornucopia, from common fruits and vegetables (apples, cherries, apricots, and broccoli, to name a few), to exotic foreign dishes such as gado-gado, nasi goreng, satay, and dashi, and.

Diner definition is - a person who dines (as in a restaurant) or who is dining. How to use diner in a sentence. Over 2, entriesSeasoned generously with literary wit, The Diner’s Dictionary is a veritable feast, tracing the origins and history of over 2, gastronomical words and phrases.

John Ayto spreads across our table a veritable cornucopia, from common fruits and vegetables (apples, cherries, apricots, and broccoli, to name a few), to exotic foreign dishes such as gado-gado, nasi goreng. Definition of diner noun in Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary.

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Diner definition: A diner is a small cheap restaurant that is open all day. | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples. A diner is a small restaurant found predominantly in the Northeastern, Southeastern, and Midwestern United States, as well as in other parts of the US, Canada, and parts of Western offer a wide range of foods, mostly American cuisine, a casual atmosphere, and, characteristically, a combination of booths served by a waitstaff and a long sit-down counter with direct service, in the.

Diner definition, a person who dines. See more. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: First edition published in by Routledge as The glutton's glossary; Revised edition publsihed by arrangement with Routledge as The diner's dictionary; First issued as an Oxford University Press paperback as The Gourmet's guide; Second edition published by arrangement with.

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diner translate: comensal, cafetería, comensal, coche-comedor, coche-restaurante, restaurante barato. Learn more in the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary. Synonyms for diner at with free online thesaurus, antonyms, and definitions. Find descriptive alternatives for diner.

In this age of frequently getting less than what is expected, gestures like this make diners feel welcome and can promote customer loyalty. History: According to the edition of Dictionnaire Historique de la Langue Francais (Dictionary of the History of the French Language), the term originated in amuse-gueule – See “amuse-bouche.”.

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