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  • It's 5 p.m. On a weekend in Fukuoka, Japan, and people have begun flooding the streets downtown looking for a place to grab dinner.

  • No matter how much Japanese you've studied beforehand, it can be pretty intimidating, getting hit with a barrage of Kegel.

  • When you walk in the door today, we're going to walk you through what to expect when entering a Japanese restaurant for the first time.

  • Hey, guys, how's it Gon?

  • It's Michaela.

  • I'm married and today we're in day meal, which is one of the really popular neighborhoods in downtown Fukuoka where people can go and grab something to eat.

  • I kind of probably twice a month, maybe.

  • Yeah, quite a bit.

  • There's a lot of really good food down here.

  • One of the ways that you can actually find really good restaurants when you're traveling and visiting a country is to follow the locals and see where the locals go.

  • But, you know, if you don't speak Japanese, it could be a little bit intimidating.

  • Thio enter a restaurant for the first time, so with many here, we're going to go and enter a few restaurants and show you how you too, can become a Japanese restaurant pro so excited.

  • Let zio thats place looks pretty good.

  • Yes, let's eat all the Ben Ben 10.

  • It iss It's almost a high.

  • Give me some on his help.

  • When entering a restaurant, you will almost always be asked this first.

  • If you're comfortable with numbers, feel free to answer.

  • But if you're unsure how to respond, just show the number of guests on your fingers instead.

  • You mean this is what it comes down like this.

  • Another question you might be asked right off the bat is whether or not you've made a reservation.

  • Keep your ears open for the word yo Yakult and simply indicate yes or no.

  • Once seated, the waiter will always ask to take your drink order.

  • First thing keyword to listen for here is no mi mano thing.

  • Now, this is a great sentence to know if you don't drink, simply replace beer with Oh, hiya for water or Yulong chafer and long teeth.

  • If you're not confident speaking again, just show the number on your fingers and it should be fine.

  • Come eso What do you feel like?

  • E don't know.

  • I think e think I could go for a sashimi more that you can get a little bit of everything that way.

  • E e.

  • I mean, you might it It's gonna weigh.

  • Oh my God, it's delicious.

  • Says she means a really Japanese food.

  • Yeah, I think we should go with a really Japanese drink.

  • I've heard that they have Kudo Kirishima, which is a delicious show too.

  • So I think we should do that.

  • Yeah, it makes sense that if you're gonna have, like, Japanese food to try like Japanese liquor as well and showed you is the Japanese drink, especially in Kyushu, it's definitely It's probably one of the more popular drinks toe have in this area.

  • There are a few ways to enjoy drinking, Chau Chiu, but one of the most popular is Mswati.

  • First fill the glass with ice, then create a 50 50 mix of Chau Chiu and water.

  • Mix well and serve by mixing.

  • This distill liquor with water.

  • It becomes very mild and easy to drink.

  • Be careful, though it's still pretty strong.

  • So this is one of my favorite foods that you could get into custody.

  • Then Tyco temperature.

  • Then we got the Gucci goes up.

  • Still, Gucci means one bite.

  • So these are small.

  • One bite, bite sized goes up.

  • My God, I can't believe we'd.

  • Everything we did was crazy.

  • Kind of a hungry way.

  • Should get the check and maybe go someplace else.

  • Are you sure?

  • Yeah.

  • Way when you're ready for your bill, call the waitress over with.

  • So we mustn.

  • And if you aren't comfortable speaking Japanese sentences just yet, Okay, it will be good enough.

  • We're here.

  • Most of my idea way.

  • They've got these super steep stairs.

  • It's really steep stairs way.

  • Todo yeah e with a little more fish e o given a small clip, main type of each other.

  • Hi.

  • Come here.

  • Almost high.

  • Oh, nice.

  • Okay, So ordering can be a little tricky.

  • If you're at a restaurant that has a menu with photographs.

  • The easiest thing to do is say Cordray courtesy.

  • If you're looking to sound a little more fluent, Here are two other phrases to remember when ordering one serving of an item.

  • Use well, he talks it.

  • This is common for side dishes and small entrees that are shared between two people when ordering something big, like a hot pot or sashimi or even Yaqui nicu that is meant to be shared.

  • You're supposed to specify how many people It's four.

  • In this case, there are two of us.

  • So nine in my If there are three of us, we've simply changed this to sun mean my And so on this time we're drinking ou r e showed you that has been mixed with hot water.

  • To make this simply fill your glass halfway with hot water first and top it off with the show.

  • Chew, This is a popular way to drink.

  • Shot you in the colder months.

  • But be careful.

  • It's really easy to over drink when mixed with hot water.

  • You really forget how strong this distilled liquor is it?

  • Mm hmm.

  • Mhm.

  • Mhm.

  • My God.

  • Sign for a super sketchy out e o.

  • I hope we don't have a lot.

  • Thanks to some liquid courage, we felt more adventurous and dropped by a dark and mysterious bar hidden deep in daimyo called Haruki a Way enjoyed one last drink of Shochiku this'll time enjoying it on the rocks, meaning straight over ice.

  • This is the simplest way to enjoy showed you but beware.

  • It's definitely the strongest.

  • Mhm Do they have the red label here.

  • How is it different?

  • E loathe language.

  • Learning takes years of practice.

  • But you can still be thrown off course when you don't know what to expect.

  • Small things like knowing how to order your food or knowing how to drink your shot.

  • You, like a local will go a long way in helping you fit into a Japanese environment.

  • Go, go.

  • Just go.

  • I've had a little bit too much.

  • Show it.

  • You just need to go, man.

  • Just go.

  • Just try all the things.

  • All the new things.

  • Yeah, hopefully hopefully in this video, you've learned enough Japanese.

  • Now that you feel confident that you can try to explore these back streets and these little popular local restaurants for yourself.

  • Yeah, it's really not as intimidating as it may seem.

  • So just take what you can and run with it.

  • And the service here is really great.

  • So you will find yourself in cool places eating fantastic food.

  • Great company.

  • Yeah, it's great.

  • All right, guys, Thanks so much for watching and I'll talk to Jansson.

  • Hey, guys.

  • Thank you so much for watching.

  • I hope you picked up a few new phrases from this video.

  • I'm going to write all the phrases that appeared in this video down in the description box below.

  • So if you want to copy and paste them or use them for any purpose is he can hope this helps.

  • If you have any questions, leave a comment and I will talk to you down below.

It's 5 p.m. On a weekend in Fukuoka, Japan, and people have begun flooding the streets downtown looking for a place to grab dinner.

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JAPANESE RESTAURANT WALKTHROUGH! A Japanese Language Guide For Eating Out!! 外食中に出て来る日本語!

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/10/30
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