“Well done” steak is not “好牛排”

Yes, Chinese food is one of the best food all over the world. But it doesn’t mean you won’t miss western style food when you are in China. So learning some resturant language is definitely important to you. For example, ordering steak.

#1 Doneness

Well done  全熟 quán shú

Medium-well  七分熟 qī fēn shú

Medium  五分熟 wǔ fēn shú

Medium-rare  三分熟 sān fēn shú

Rare  一分熟 yī fēn shú

Example sentence: 我要五分熟的牛排(wǒ yào wǔ fēn shú de niúpái)。

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#2 Steak cuts

T-bone steak  T骨牛排  T gǔ niúpái

Filet mignon  菲力牛排 fēilì niúpái

Rib eye steak  肋眼牛排 lèiyǎn niúpái

Sirloin steak  西冷牛排 xīlěng niú pái

Example sentence: 我要五分熟的菲力牛排(wǒ yào wǔ fēn shú defēilì niúpái )。

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#3 Side dishes

Baked sweet potato 烤红薯 kǎo hóng shǔ

Mashed potatoes  土豆泥 tǔ dòu ní

Roasted vegetables  烤蔬菜 kǎo shū cài

Garden salad  田园色拉 tián yuán sè lā

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#4 Wine

Cabernet Sauvignon 赤霞珠 chì xiá zhū

Merlot 梅洛 méi luò

Pinot Noir 黑皮诺 hēi pí nuò

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Enjoy your steak now. Check the “Resturant” section on HelloChinese app for more resturant language in Chinese.