I don’t consider myself the most cultured person, but I’m very careful to clarify terms I’m unfamiliar with to avoid embarrassing mishaps.
The results can be disgusting or just plain embarrassing for the people who made the mistakes.
First the thread starter…
my bf told me when he was 17 he worked in a posh hotel and at breakfast some bloke asked him “is this crème fraîche?” and he replied “yeah we don’t serve out of date food” and I can’t stop thinking about it
— lilyanna (@lilyannatrnr) September 2, 2020
Now, here are 11 times misinterpreted food orders led to unfortunate results.
1. Proud indeed
So what did they do for tacos, then? At least you know their supplies are fresh.
2. A different dish
(Cough) Scalloped potatoes (Cough). Who’s going to tell her?
I want to know how the customers reacted! Let’s hope they were understanding.
Think: country, not meal! That must have been so gross.
5. Different meaning
This probably made them laugh instead of get angry and it doesn’t sound like such a bad snack!
6. Slight difference
Not in the right part of the store, but at least they were helpful.
7. Compound word drama
I know the word hamburger comes from a German town, but it’s a pretty common American dish, so what gives?
8. Uh oh
I want to know how the server figured out her mistake. Did she get fired?
9. No dessert
Maybe not everyone eats fancy dessert, Kevin. Make it yourself.
I hate beer, but I think I’d hate that concoction even more. I wonder if the guy got angry.
11. Sweet tea
This mistake sounds quite nice actually. Not really a relaxing drink, though.
Now those are some hilarious and embarrassing orders, right?
But we want to hear from you! Share your most embarrassing moments in the comments.