Where Wrong Orders Are Right: Dive into Japan’s Heartwarming Dining Experience
make fun of: to laugh at or joke about someone, often in a mean way
In Japan, there’s a special restaurant called the “Restaurant of Mistaken Orders.” Sometimes they might bring you a different dish from what you ordered. Instead of a steak, you might get an omelet. But that’s the fun part! Thirty-seven percent of the orders are delivered wrong, but ninety-nine percent of the people walk away happy.
Getting the order wrong is expected because the waiters and waitresses have dementia. The restaurant is the brainchild of Shiro Oguni. He didn’t want people with memory loss to be isolated from society. He wanted to show that people with dementia can do normal things. Yes, sometimes they make mistakes. But they can also bring joy and laughter.
Some people worried that this could be seen as making fun of dementia. But the opposite happened. Visitors see the waiters’ smiles and feel inspired.
1. Lisa felt bad because the girls made fun of her shoes.
2. Teachers always remind us not to make fun of others because it can hurt their feelings.
3. Tom doesn’t like going to school because some students make fun of his glasses.
Restaurant of Mistaken Orders Brings Smiles