Meals and Manners, Eating Habits in Germany

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It is always important to remember one’s manners, whether eating at a restaurant or with family in their home. Here is a brief guide as to what to expect and how to behave when eating in Germany. We will detail typical German foods for breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks. We also include some general observations about how food is purchased, served and eaten in Germany!

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner… and Lots of Snacks!

When you’re visiting Germany for the first time or when your German in-laws come to visit, you may wonder: what do they typically eat for breakfast, lunch, and dinner? When do they eat and how is it prepared? Read on…

Table Manners and Eating Habits

How does one politely eat in Germany? It is always important to remember one’s manners, whether eating at a restaurant or with family in their home. Here is a brief guide as to what to expect and how to behave when eating in Germany. Read on…

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