• by Aurora Project Group
  • onDecember 7, 2018

'Scum of garlic': When English translations of French menus go wrong

THE LOCAL fr  give us funny, yet true challenges in menu translations.
Photo: Gideon/Flickr

“When you don’t speak much French, seeing a menu with English translations can feel like a life saver… that is until you actually read it and are left none the wiser as to what will be arriving on your plate. Here’s a selection of bizarre English translations found on French menus.”

“For we travelers, the fun and sometime hilarity of menus in other languages provide us with various new tastes sensations...to say the least.”
Ray Dean

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