doggie bag


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doggie bag

or doggy bag
n.
A bag for leftover food that a customer of a restaurant may take home after a meal.

[From the assumption that such food would be given to the customer's dog.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.doggie bag - a bag for food that a customer did not eat at a restaurant; the transparent pretense is that the food is taken home to feed the customer's dog
carrier bag, paper bag, sack, poke - a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases
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Entries will also receive a free doggie bag from sponsors of the event Wags & Whiskers.
Sian rebuked me for doubling up but if I needed to release my belt by an extra couple of notches - or take home a doggie bag - all in the interests of journalistic endeavour - then so be it.
The company has also recently announced that their doggie bag option is now available at a reduced price of $75 (down from $125).
Perhaps more pressing an issue for small investors was the retail giant's more austere approach to its AGM, at which the traditional buffet spread of sandwiches and wine had been replaced by a less generous doggie bag.
In the meantime, I don't suppose there's a restaurant doggie bag going spare?
Leicester realism the gritty In the meantime, don't suppose there's a restaurant doggie bag going spare the hungry staff?
The Green Dog Walkers initiative aims to change the attitude of stubborn dog walkers who refuse to clean up after their pets, by providing handy doggie bag pouches.
SINGING sensation Susan Boyle shocked fellow diners during a religious pilgrimage to Knock - when she asked for a DOGGIE BAG for her left-overs.
Food Dude doesn't mind being over-served now that just about every restaurant will gladly give you a doggie bag - a trend that's good for just about everyone but canines since most people eat the leftovers for lunch the next day.
It also helps to order only the amount you're ready to consume, which eliminates the need for a doggie bag.
But the friendly staff at China Red obviously surmised that we weren't proud folk and offered us a doggie bag - which my boyfriend happily accepted
Some suggestions: Order a "small," split a dish with someone else, or stash half of what you're served in a doggie bag before you start eating.