To drive-in or drive-throughWondering what is the difference between drive-in and drive-through? Whether you should drive-through a restaurant or drive-in? Well, you can do both. Drive-in means, you drive your vehicle to a restaurant, park it at an earmarked place, keep sitting in the vehicle and wait for a waiter to take your order. Your vehicle is your dining place. If you're lucky, you may see the waiters moving on roller skates. Whereas in a drive-through restaurant, just like in toll booths and in petrol pumps, you drive to a counter and order your food. At the counter itself, your order is delivered and you just drive your vehicle out almost immediately. No waiting or parking of your vehicle.
These days, the drive-through is more popular than the drive-in. After all, very few restaurants can afford a big parking place. There was a time when drive-in cinema screens were popular, where you enjoyed the movie in a big open ground sitting in your car itself. Drive-throughs are not for restaurants only, there have been drive-through dairy booths, grocery counters, mailboxes, tellers, etc. However, both these drive-in and drive-through concepts have been more popular in the United States, where it originated.
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