Brooklyn Pizza Works and Italian Restaurant - Serving Placentia, Yorba Linda, Brea, Fullerton, & Other Orange County Cities.

Brooklyn Pizza Works and Italian Restaurant - Placentia, Yorba Linda, Fullerton, and Orange County
Brooklyn Pizza Works and Italian Restaurant - Placentia, Yorba Linda, Fullerton, and Orange County

Phone: 714-524-1260 Fax: 714-524-1267
1235 East Imperial Highway
Placentia, CA 92870-1718

Email: admin@Brooklyn-Pizza-Works.com 
http://www.Brooklyn-Pizza-Works.com

Brooklyn Pizza Works and Italian Restaurant - Serving Placentia, Yorba Linda, Brea, Fullerton, & Other Orange County Cities.
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Eating Out

espresso aysprays-so

strong small black coffee

cappuccino kap-poocheeno

frothy white coffee

caffé americano kaf-fe amayreekano

black filter coffee

caffé corretto kaf-fe kor-ret-to

coffee laced with grappa/brandy

For those who are vegetarian, or who prefer vegetarian dishes, see the VEGETARIAN topic for further phrases.


Where can we have something to eat?

not too expensive

Dove possiamo mangiare qualcosa?

non troppo caro

dovay pos-syamo man-jaray kwal-koza

non trop-po karo

Can you recommend a good local restaurant? Ci può consigliare un buon ristorante locale?
chee pwo konseel-yaray oon bwon reesto-rantay lo-kalay I'd like to book a table for ... people
Vorrei prenotare un tavolo per ... persone


vor-ray prayno-taray oon ta-volo payr ... payr-sonay

for tonight...

for tomorrow night...

at 8 o'clock

per questa sera...

per domani sera...

alle otto

payr kwesta sayra...

payr do-manee sayra...

al-lay ot-to

 

The menu, please

What is the dish of the day?

Il menù per favore

Qual è il piatto del giorno?

eel maynoo payr fa-voray

kwa-le eel pee-at-to dayl jorno

 

Do you have a tourist menu?

at a set price?

Avete il menù turistico?

a prezzo fisso?

a-vaytay eel maynoo too-reesteeko

a prets-so fees-so

What is the speciality of the house?
Qual è la specialità della casa?
kwa-le la spaychalee-ta dayl-la kasa

Can you tell me what this is?

I'll have this

Mi può spiegare che cos'è questo?

Prendo questo

mee pwo spee-ay-garay kay ko-ze kwesto

prayndo kwesto

Could we have some more bread / more water, please?
Ci dà ancora un po' di pane / un po' di acqua per favore?
chee da an-kora oon po dee panay / oon po dee akwa payr fa-voray

The bill, please

Is service included?

Il conto per favore

Il servizio è incluso?

eel konto payr fa-voray

eel sayrveets-yo e een-klooso

* EATING PLACES

Ristorante - restaurant

Trattoria - family-run restaurant

Tavola calda - hot snacks

Pizzeria - pizza & other dishes

* THE MENU

ANTIPASTI

STARTER

antipasto misto

mixed cold meats: salami, ham, etc.

prosciutto e melone

Parma ham and melon


PRIMI

FIRST COURSE

minestra, minestrone

soup, vegetable soup

risotto

rice cooked in stock: alla milanese with saffron; ai funghi with mushrooms

 

SECONDI

MAIN COURSE

carni

meat

pollame

poultry

pesce

fish

 

* CONTORNI

SIDE DISHES / VEGETABLES

carciofi

artichokes

fagiolini

runner beans

insalata (mista)

green salad (mixed)

melanzane

aubergines

patate fritte

French fries

spinaci

spinach

zucchini

courgettes

* FORMAGGI

CHEESE

What cheeses do you have?
Quali formaggi avete?
kwalee formad-jee a-vaytay


un formaggio dolce
a mild, sweet-tasting cheese

un formaggio di capra

goat's cheese

un formaggio nostrano

a locally made cheese


*
DOLCI


SWEETS

What desserts do you have?
Quali dolci avete?
kwalee dolchee a-vaytay


gelato (misto)

ice cream (mixture of flavours)

macedonia (con panna)

fresh fruit salad (with cream)

semifreddo

chilled dessert made with ice cream

Orvieto crisp, smooth, dry white wine from Umbria

Pinot bianco dry white wine from NE Italy

Savuto dry red wine from Calabria

Soave dry white wine from the Veneto

Valpolicella light, fruity red wine from the Veneto

Verdicchio fresh, dry white wine from the Marches

Verduzzo dry, tangy white wine from NE Italy

Vernaccia di San Gimignano dry white wine from Tuscany

Vino da tavola table wine

Vino della casa house wine

Vin Santo golden, scented wine ranging from sweet to dry

Spirits & Liqueurs

What liqueurs do you have?
Quali liquori avete?
kwalee lee-kworee a-vaytay

Amaretto strong, sweet almond-flavoured liqueur

Cynar strongly flavoured artichoke-based digéstif

Digestivo slightly bitter, herb-flavoured liqueur to help digestion

Grappa strong spirit from grape pressings, often laced in coffee

Sambuca aniseed liqueur, served with coffee beans and set alight

Strega stong herb-flavoured liqueur

Vecchia Romagna Italian cognac

 

GREETINGS

Formal and informal greetings are quite distinct in Italian and it is best to keep to informal greetings such as Come va?, and Salve! which can cover all situations.

Hello (for good morning and good afternoon)
Buon giorno
bwon jorno

 

Hello!

Goodbye

Salve!

Arrivederci

sal-vay

ar-reevay-dayrchee


Hi!              

Bye! (with friends and children)

Ciao!

Ciao!

chow

chow


Pleased to meet you
Piacere di conoscerla
pee-a-chayray dee ko-no-shayrla

Good evening (after about 5pm)
Buona sera
bwona sayra

Good night
Buona notte
bwona not-tay

How are you doing?
Come va?
komay va

See you tomorrow

See you soon

A domani

A presto

a do-manee

a presto

 


How are you?

fine, thanks

and you?

Come sta?

bene grazie

e lei?

komay sta

benay grats-yay

ay lay

 

What time is...?
dinner

breakfast

A che ora è...?

la cena

la prima colazione

a kay ora e...

la chayna

la preema kolats-yonay

 

Please prepare the bill

Ci prepara il conto

chee pray-para eel konto

 

 
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