You’re Pronouncing These 24 Foreign Foods Wrong

  • You’re Pronouncing These 24 Foreign Foods Wrong

    From pho in Vietnam to acai in Brazil, these are the most common foods that are hard for international travelers to pronounce—and how to say them correctly.

    Instead of avoiding particularly daunting items on the menu that are a real struggle to say, do your best to learn how to pronounce them correctly. Ask locals to say the name of a dish that’s hard to pronounce then take a voice recording of the way they say it or write down how it sounds phonetically.

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  • Pho

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  • Sisig

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  • Tempeh

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  • Bibimbap

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  • Matcha

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  • Mofongo

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  • Poke

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  • Poutine

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  • Jicama

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  • Mole Poblano

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  • Quinoa

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  • Ceviche

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  • Acai

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  • Bruschetta

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  • Gnocchi

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  • Quark

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  • Paella

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  • Horchata

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  • Macaron

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  • Foie Gras

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  • Tzatziki

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  • Gyro

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  • Worcestershire

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  • Scone

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