Cuban Woman Uses Creativity to Order Fried Chicken in a U.S. Restaurant

Thursday, May 23, 2024 by Christopher Ramirez

Not speaking English can be a significant challenge in the United States, but sometimes a bit of creativity can help you get by. A young Cuban woman found a clever way to order fried chicken at a restaurant in New York, despite the language barrier with a cashier who only spoke English.

Using gestures and pointing to her body to indicate the parts of the chicken she wanted, she successfully placed her order. The video, which has gone viral on TikTok, is incredibly amusing as the woman flaps her arms to signify wings and touches her thighs and hips to show the other parts she wanted on her plate.

It's worth noting that she encountered a very pleasant and patient cashier who even ended up laughing at her ingenuity. Her efforts paid off, as she ultimately managed to enjoy her fried chicken.

Overcoming Language Barriers in the United States

Language barriers can pose significant challenges, but as this story shows, creativity and patience can often lead to successful communication. Here are some common questions and answers related to coping with language differences in the United States.

How can non-English speakers order food in the U.S.?

Non-English speakers can use gestures, pictures, or translation apps to communicate their orders. Pointing to menu items or using body language can also be effective.

Are restaurant staff in the U.S. usually accommodating to non-English speakers?

Many restaurant staff members in the U.S. are patient and accommodating, especially in larger cities with diverse populations. They often try to help customers despite language barriers.

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