The British have taken good ideas from all over the world.
You can eat Chinese, Indian, Italian and Greek food in any
big city. There is a fantastic variety of restaurants.
The restaurants' best customers are business people, who meet in
them to talk business in a relaxed atmosphere away from the
They can eat what they like because the company pays the bill.
When a man and woman want to get to know each other
better, they often go out to a restaurant together. After all
it's easier to talk in a quiet atmosphere with soft music, wine
and good food. Most British families only go to restaurants
on special occasions, like birthdays or wedding anniversaries.
For visitors to London, eating out can be fun. But if you
want that special feeling of London, go to the Ritz in Picadilly
for tea any afternoon at about half past four. And you'll see
that the prices are very high. Then you can try England's
favourite food-fish and chips. Take it away and eat where
you like — in the park, on the bus or while you walk down the
street. British restaurants have not always been famous for
their good food. Too often, they offered only fried food and
chips with everything. But now healthy food is in fashion.
1. Where are you able to eat Chinese, Indian and Italian
2. The restaurants' best customers are business people,
3. When do British families go to a restaurant?
4. What can you tell about Ritz?
5. Is healthy food in fashion now?