[Tagging] Central European insight needed: cukrászda, cukrárna, cukiernia, ciastkarnia, cukráreň, pasticceria, konditorei, patisserie, ...

Gábor Fekete fekgabimr at gmail.com
Mon Jun 29 10:36:06 UTC 2020


From: Paul Allen <pla16021 at gmail.com>
> > Because I can spot a cafe by looking through the window as I go past but
> I cannot determine
> the type of service without hanging around or going in.
>

I can identify a cukrászda through its window.

> That's what cuisine=* is for.  That's what Google is for.  That's what
> Yellow Pages is for.  That's what TripAdvisor is for.
>

In Hungary in every restaurant before you pay the bill, the waiter asks if
you want some dessert. She asks you, even if they only have pancakes as
dessert. So one could tag every "amenity=restaurant" with
"cuisine=*;dessert". But the restaurants do not want you to sit in only for
a pancake, they want you to eat a whole course (food).
Cukrászdas want you to eat from their many sweets.
If Google is for finding specific places in the world, what is OSM for?


> >   Do we need to make that distinction in OSM?  If I were by myself and
> very hungry
> I'd look for a cafe; if I wanted to impress somebody by taking them for a
> meal I'd look for a restaurant.
>

You would be surprised if you wanted to cure your hunger in a Hungarian
cafe. I do not expect (real, nutritious) food in a cafe.

Regards,

fekete
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