Restaurant Leftovers - Do you doggy bag it?
June 11, 2008 12:09am CST
When you don't finish your meal at a restaurant, do you always ask for a doggy bag (ask for it to be packed up so you can take it home to eat at a later time)? Or do you just tell the waiter not to bother and let them dispose of the food? I always doggy bag my leftovers! The only exception is if the food didn't taste too good. But otherwise, I'm paying for good food and I'm taking it home with me. That's one less meal I have to cook. :) What do you do?
19 Jun 08
I have noticed that! Especially in the United States. No office to the US, but the portion sizes there are double, if not triple, the suggested portion sizes. But it's good value if you don't finish the meal and take home the leftovers for an extra meal or two.
12 Jun 08
in a life like this where everyday the prices are raising up and up i wont mind to packed up and take home the food we cant finish. i am not ashame to do that. i have four children and i am a single mom i cant afford to just waste food that i paid for. but if it is a party of course i dont, but if i paid for it then i am going to bring it home.
• United States
11 Jun 08
For me, it depends on how much is left and how good the food was. If there's only a bit of something left or only a side, I usually don't worry about it. If the food wasn't to my taste and my SO didn't like it, I don't have it bagged, either. My dog doesn't get people food, so she just has to miss out.