Student or Learner
The food at that Indonesian reatraunt was excellent.
food at that Indonesian reatraunt was excellent.
Would you plz tell me which one is correct and why?
Ask yourself questions, when you are confused about the use of "the".
An example sentence; Food is indispensable for human life.
Ask yourself ; Which food is indispensable?
Answer: Food, in general, not a specific food.
1) Food is bad. Ask yourself, can food be bad? No, sure it can't. Because if we don't eat we die.
2) The food is bad. Ask yourself, can the food be bad? Well, it lookes that way, it looks very unhealty, I'd better not eat it.