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buffet someone or something (from someone or something) (to someone or something)

Fig. to shift someone or something back and forth between people, things, or places, as if being tossed around by the waves of the sea. The state agency buffeted the orphan child from one relative to another. The office staff buffeted the memo from one desk to another.
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THE new owners of the former Damon's restaurant, in Speke, want to spend more than PS1m turning it into a Chinese buffet.
I used to frequent Yakimix along Morato Avenue, Quezon City, where I would zero in on shrimp tempura, an item not always found in Japanese buffets.
ART Rotana Hotel & Resort, Amwaj Islands, is holding Iftar and Ghabga buffets in its Choices restaurant for the month of Ramadan, featuring entertainment by a live Oud player.
The essential feature of the various buffet formats is that the diners can directly view the food and immediately select which dishes they wish to consume, and usually also can decide how much food they take," Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, explains.
One steadfast tradition on many of these prepaid aquatic adventures is the all-you-can-eat buffet.
HomeTown Buffet is owned by privately held Buffets Inc.
The new $17 million buffet at Caesars Palace is no exception.
28 -- Hungry Bangalore (HungryZone) introduces Buffet Search for the foodies.
Overweight people behave differently than leaner people at an all-you-can-eat buffet.
Christie, president and CEO of the Massachusetts Restaurant Association, said the popularity of Chinese buffets is driven by Americans' endless love affair with Chinese cuisine, as well as the value associated with the buffet.
In recent years, all-you-can-eat buffet has become a prevailing pattern in the diet market of Taiwan.
Banner Buffets, which owns and operates 16 Whistle Junction Buffet & Grill and Florida Buffet restaurants, is the largest privately held restaurant group in Florida.
Several Asian buffets - including New Town - have sprung up over recent months in Santa Clarita in spaces once occupied by chain diners.
WHAT IS IT: The second of the chain of Texan restaurants to open in the Metrocentre, Big Lukes offers a selection of all you can eat buffets.
In fact, I haven't seen any letters concerning the self-service/service buffets aboard cruise ships.