Bon appétit - French food and drink glossary by Pingguo Youxi (iPhone)
Released: Aug 14, 2012
Version: 2.0
Size: 7 MB
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Ranking - Food & Drink (iPhone)

Bon appétit - French food and drink glossary

Pingguo Youxi
-- Top 5 app in Germany, Austria, switzerland --
-- Top food app in a dozen of countries --

Wondering what “cervelle de canut” means on a French menu? With “Bon appétit” app you will quickly find out that it means “Fresh white cheese seasoned with chive, garlic, shallots, vinegar and oil (specialty of Lyon)”

USER REVIEW: Australia Nov 1, 2012 by Tracysays - 5 stars
"Brilliant - I love this app, very user friendly and love the audio of the selected meals. Much better than the old fashioned menu dictionary book"

Mme Engel, a full time professional translator resident in France since 1972, has led a team of professional translators and native speakers in each language to build this superb food glossary.

-- If you search “Agneau” Bon appétit will provide you with “Agneau”, “Agneau de lait sauté à l'oseille”, ”Agneau de Paulliac”, ”Agneau de pré-salé”, etc...
-- If you wish to find dishes suitable for vegetarians, just select the dishes with the vegetarian symbol or look inside the vegetarian category; for pork free dishes, select from those not indicating the pork symbol.
-- If you wish to learn basic expressions that you might need in restaurants and hotels, just go to the “useful phrases” page.
-- Vocabulary is focused on French food, but you can use the app to translate dishes and menus in English, German and Dutch speaking countries.

-- 6 languages: English, French, German, Chinese, Italian and Dutch
-- Thousands of words and expressions and growing.
-- High quality translation on this specific topic that no other free translation tool can match.
-- 17 categories.
-- Dozens of “must have” sentences for daily use and basic communication phrases centered around food and drink.

-- Works offline, no need for Internet connection once installed.
-- Easy to use interface
-- Save favorite terms into Favorites for quick retrieval.
-- Fast and easy search with translations directly visible to save time.
-- Vegetarian friendly: each translated term indicates if it is vegetarian friendly or not.
-- For non-pork eaters: dishes containing pork are clearly indicated by a pork symbol.
-- Choose between male or female voice for all six languages (the only function which requires cellular or wifi connection)
-- Share terms with your friends by email, Facebook or Twitter.
-- Recommend the app to your friends.
-- Propose new words or offer to add more details to the translation.
-- HD graphic (Optimized for iPhone 5S/5C/5/4S/4 retina display, also works on older iPhones and iPods)
-- iPhone 5S/5C/5 ready.
-- Perfect travel companion on your iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad (works but still not optimized).
-- Purchase now and enjoy free lifetime updates!

-- Dagmar Engel, a full time professional translator who has lived in France for 40 years, supported by 7 other native speaking professional translators.
-- A team of great developers at PingguoYouxi Studio (

What's new in version 2.0
- 64 bit app
- Optimisation
- Bugs fixes
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Our verdict: Good
  • + Bon appétit - French food and drink glossary is a highly rated app (5-star).
  • + Bon appétit - French food and drink glossary is currently ranked #161 in paid Food & Drink apps for iPhone.
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