According to statistics, people are eating out more often than ever before, but they're spending less time and money for each meal. For better or worse, the convenience of fast-food has become a way of life. The character of the traditional full-service restaurante is changing as well. Here are a few of the new trends: friendly waiters and waitresses - don´t be surprised if you are greeted with a friendly Hi, I'm Brenda, I will be your waitress this evening. salad bars - your friendly waiter or waitress will often invite you to visit the salad bar, where you can help yourself to a variety of vegetables, fruit, cheese, and the like. smoking sections - when you arrive at the restaurant or when you call to make a reservation, you may be asked if you prefer to sit in a smoking or non-smoking section.
eating out: sair para comer fora
be greet with: ser saudado, ser bem recebido
the like: similares
Enjoy it and take care.