Food

  • What's your favourite dessert? How often do you eat it?
  • Do you think you have a generally healthy diet? What have you eaten so far today?
  • If you could only eat three meals for the rest of your life, what would they be?
  • What's the last meal you cooked for yourself? How do you make it?
  • What's a big holiday in your country? What foods do people typically eat on this holiday?
  • Describe an everyday meal from your country and tell how to prepare it.
  • What's the strangest thing you've ever eaten? Where were you? Why did you eat it? Would you eat it again?
  • What foods do you think are most romantic? Why are they romantic?
  • What foods do you eat when you feel sick or depressed?
  • In your opinion, which countries have the best cuisine? The worst? Why?
  • Do you think a vegetarian diet is better than a diet that includes meat? Why or why not?
  • When did you last go a nice restaurant? What did you order?
  • What is your opinion of Australian food? Have you tried any local dishes like kangaroo steak or crocodile? Would you if you had the chance?
  • Are there any foods that you would not eat as a child that you now like? Why do you think this is?
  • If you visited countries where people ate the following foods, would you try any of them: monkey, snake, dog, insects? Why or why not?
  • Is there any food that you do not like? What is the most disgusting food you have ever had to eat?
  • What do you usually eat when you eat out at restaurants?
  • Do you think your diet is healthy or unhealthy? Why?
  • Do you like fast food? What kind?
  • What is your favourite drink? Alcoholic drink? Non alcoholic drink?
  • What are your favourite types of sweets / chocolates?
  • What foods make you put on weight?
  • Can you cook? Do you like cooking?
  • What would you do if you were invited to a dinner party and you didn't like the food? Would you eat it regardless?
  • Could you ever be a vegetarian? A vegan?
  • What foods are traditionally eaten on special holidays in your country?
  • What is the best meal you have ever eaten and where was it?
  • Have you ever tried dieting? How did it go?
  • Are you trying to cut down on any foods at the moment?

Drink

  • What is your favourite cocktail?
  • Do you drink alcohol? Why or why not?
  • What’s good about drinking?
  • What’s bad about drinking?
  • What’s your favourite drink?
  • What’s the biggest quantity of alcohol you’ve ever had at one time?
  • How much does it take for you to get drunk?
  • What are some slang ways to refer to being drunk?
  • What’s the craziest thing you’ve ever done while drunk?
  • Do you like being drunk?
  • What was the worst hangover you ever had?
  • Is alcohol necessary to have fun?
  • Is alcoholism a problem in your country?
  • What should the drinking age be?
  • What do you think about drinking and driving? Should there be a punishment? If so, what?
  • Would you be friends with someone who didn’t drink?
  • Would you date someone who didn’t drink?
  • What country has the best alcohol?
  • Have you ever attended a wine tasting?
  • Is it necessary to drink to fit in in your culture?
  • Would you drink with your boss after work?
  • Does your culture ever require you to drink?
  • What would you recommend to treat a hangover?