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Things you should never order when eating out

When you go out to eat in a fancy restaurant and order food, you make very unwise choices. This is mainly because you are unaware of what happens behind the curtains of the restaurant. Here are some things that you should absolutely avoid whenever you eat out with your family or loved ones.

  1. Slide the Complimentary bread away from eyes

You reach a restaurant and you’re really hungry. You just can’t wait for the food to arrive, so you start to sate your appetite with the garlic bread that’s in front of you. You’re completely oblivious to the fact that most restaurants recycle the garlic bread and once you’ve spared some pieces of that garlic bread, instead of just disposing it off, the restaurant staff will put it in the bread warmer.

  1. Discard the All you can eat buffet salad

If you come across the all you can eat buffet salad, I would strongly recommend you to discard it. Most of these salads are really unhygienic and will make you feel uneasy and cause digestive problems.

  1. Soup is a No-go

I know that a hot bowl of soup can be quite exhilarating on a chilly day but is it really worth it? Absolutely not! It’s all about the temperature. This soup stays lukewarm for hours when it is stored at night because of improper cooling conditions.

  1. Order what everyone’s ordering

If you’re concerned about the freshness of your food, you should always order a menu item that is quite popular among the customers. The popular menu item would have been turned over less and there is a greater possibility of it not being recycled.

  1. Water with unsanitary Limes and oranges? Really?

Thinking of having water with your lemon because lemons have anti-cancerous properties and are really good for your health? Hold that thought. Most bartenders and restaurant staff don’t even wash the limes and oranges and handle them with their bare hands.

  1. Steer clear of the Soda

You should always make healthy choices for your own sake. Soda is not good for your health and it’s even worse when you order it at a restaurant because the nozzles of the soda machines rarely get cleaned.

  1. Oh I’m so lucky to catch the restaurant at the closing time! Not really.

It’s always strongly advised to never order food from a restaurant at its closing time because there is a grave risk of it being improperly warmed at inadequate temperatures. This is due to the fact that most restaurants turn off their burners for cleaning them out before closing their doors.

  1. Only order food that the restaurant specializes in making

This is common sense. I mean, how can a restaurant that specializes in making Chinese food be good at serving with you a mouthwatering pizza. You’re just wasting your money.


These are some of the basic pointers that many people who have worked for different restaurants have suggested to ensure good hygiene. Make sure to keep these in mind. I hope you have a great time!


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