Situation（1）: Cantonese Cuisine.
（A: Waiter B: Guest）
A: Good evening，sir. We cater to Both Chinese and western taste. Which would you prefer，Chinese or western？
B: We’ll have Chinese food for a change today. But to be frank，we don't know much a Bout Chinese food. Could you tell us what different kinds of Chinese food you serve in this restaurant？
A: We serve Cantonese，Sichuan，Shanghai and Beijing cuisine.
B: Could you tell me a Bout their different features？
A: Generally，Cantonese food is a Bit light and clear，Sichuan food has a strong and hot taste. Shanghai food is rather oily and Beijing food is Salty and spicy.
B: I'm afraid hot food Or Oily food does not agree with us. So we’d like to try some Cantonese food. Could you make some recommendations？
A: Sure. We have some typical Cantonese food today: Roast Suckling Pig，the Battle between the Dragon and the Tiger，Fried Milk，Salt- Baked Chicken and Dog Meat Casserole.
B: What is the Battle between the Dragon and the Tiger？
A: It is a stew of snake meat and cat meat.
B: I'm afraid I don’t like snake dishes or dog meat. But I like chicken very much. Are there any other dishes you could recommend？
A: Certainly，sir. We also serve Carmine Goose，Roast Goose，Soft- Boiled Chicken，Sliced Chicken with Chicken Liver and Ham，Steamed Grass Carp and Steamed Mandarin Fish，if you like fish.
B: What is the Carmine Goose like？
A: The main ingredient of the dish“Carmine Goose”is Qing Yuan goose produced in Guangdong. Its meat is fine and tender and tastes fresh and delicious. This dish is fresh，fragrant，salty and sweet with a carmine color.
B: Sounds so inviting! We'll try this one，with the Salt- Baked Chicken，the Soft- Boiled Chicken and the Steamed Mandarin Fish to follow.
A: Very good. Would you like any vegetables or soup？
B: Yes. What would you recommend？
A: Season Vegetables in Oyster Sauce，Mustard Greens with Scallop，Fried String beans，Shark's Fin Soup and Mushroom Soup.
B: We'll take the Season Vegetables in Oyster Sauce，the String beans and the Mushroom Soup.
A: Would you care for anything to drink？
B: Just three Bottles of beer，Tsing Tao beer.
A: Certainly，sir. Anything else？
B: No，that's all.
A: Thank you，sir. Just a moment，please.
①We cater to Both Chinese and western tastes.
②Which would you prefer？=Which do you like？
③To be frank.=Frankly speaking.
④I’m afraid hot food or oily food does not agree with us.
⑤Sounds so inviting!
Situation（2）: Sichuan Cuisine.
（A: Waiter B: Guest）
A: Good evening，sir. Welcome to the Chengdu Restaurant.
B: Good evening.
A: How many people are there in your party？
B: Four. We’d like a table for four.
A: Come this way，please.
B: Thank you.
A: Take a seat，please. Here is the menu. Are you ready to order，sir？
B: Yes. But there are so many dishes on the menu. It's hard to decide. Would you please recommend some typical Sichuan dishes？
A: Sure，sir. I would recommend the Shredded Pork with Garlic Sauce，the Sauted Chicken Cubes with Chili and Peanuts，Double-Cooked Pork Slices and the Crucian Carp with Chili bean Sauce.
B: So it seems all Sichuan dishes are hot and spicy. I myself like hot food, But my niece does not. Could you recommend some dishes which are not hot or which are not very hot？
A: Certainly，sir. Actually，Sichuan food is not always hot. Even the dishes I mentioned just now are not very hot. Apart from hot food，we have sweet and sour food，light taste food and multi-flavoured food.
B: Good. Your recommendations？
A: The Sweet and Sour Pork Chops，the Steamed Carp，the Steamed Preserved Cabbage and Pork，and the Duck with Chinese Caterpillar Fungus.
B: The Duck with Chinese Caterpillar Fungus？It is a kind of healthy food，isn't it？ A Chinese friend of mine once told me.
A: You may say so. Anyway，caterpillar fungus is one of the traditional Chinese tonics. It's good for your health.
B: Sounds really good. We'll take this，as well as the Sweet and Sour Pork Chops，and the Shredded Pork with Garlic Sauce.
A: Very good. By the way，the Fish with Chinese Sauerkraut is one of the specialities of the house. But it's a Bit hot. Would you like to try it？
B: All right. I'll have it. Thank you.
A: With pleasure.
①It's hard to decide.=It's difficult to decide.
②I myself do like hot food.
③apart from hot food
Besides，as well as等。