doggy bag


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doggy bag

A paper or plastic container (not necessarily a bag) used to package the leftovers of a diner's meal at a restaurant so that they may take it home to eat later. The servings here are so huge that I always have to ask for a doggy bag at the end of the night!
See also: bag

doggy bag

(ˈdɔgibæg)
n. a bag—supplied by a restaurant—in which uneaten food can be carried home. We do not have doggy bags, but I can give you a styrofoam box. You must fill it yourself.
See also: bag
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I HAD to smile when I read that diners at restaurants were being urged to take home doggy bags of food they left.
We asked if there was any problem because they left a lot of food, but she said she was full and it would be great if they could get a doggy bag.
I arrived early and started tucking into my Wembley doggy bag when I had an allergic reaction.
When we snapped her leaving swish London restaurant Nobu, she had a doggy bag tucked beneath a bottle of mineral water.
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After an hour's search an assistant found the source of the pong - a doggy bag of Chinese food she had dropped behind the sofa three days earlier.
A party of pugs on the Acorns Dog Walk, and (left) Superdog Alfie's |looking forward to collecting his doggy bag of treats
In Scotland - not so much " When I put the concept of asking for a doggy bag to my own mental acid test - doing it in front of my dad - I find myself coming up short as I picture his furious face.
At the Etihad, Lampard will bring to the table titlewinning experience, Champions League know-how, and a massive doggy bag.
According to a survey commissioned by Unilever Food Solutions, 26 percent of 18 to 24-year-olds admitted that they were too embarrassed to ask for a doggy bag when dining out, which is one of the main contributing factors to the 8 billion dollars worth of edible food thrown out every year by Australians, News.
Her reputation for whipping up a delicious sweet concoction is such that local business owner Paul Owens of 4D4U Baby Scan Clinic often pops in for a slice, ensuring he comes armed with a doggy bag so that he does not leave empty-handed.
This, too, was an enormous portion, so big, in fact, that we asked for a doggy bag to take half of it home.