Black Relationships : When you dinered in a restaurant and there is food left do you take it with you?

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  1. LibertyLady

    LibertyLady Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Hi fam:heart:.....



    i was just wondering.
    (i usally do this and some people look at you if you dont have food at home or you ran out of money)


    so i was wondering if you do this and how you feel about it..



    When there is so much food left?
    Do you take it with you ? and give it to some one
    for example a homeless woman or man?
    or maybe for the next day for your self...
    and when you do this do you feel ashamed....?
     
  2. panafrica

    panafrica Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Why would one feel ashamed about eating food that they paid for? I am aware that some cultures frown upon taking home food. However it is both accepted and common in the US. I don't see why it wouldn't be.
     
  3. watzinaname

    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Yes it is both accepted and common in the US. Sometimes the waiter or waitress will even ask if you want to take the food home with you.
     
  4. Nita

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    no

    Why feel ashamed...you bought it???
     
  5. LibertyLady

    LibertyLady Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Right:heart:



    i dont feel ashamed about it to......
    And yeah ...that is a good one you paid for it to !


    this is sumthing different...

    But yesterday i saw a man walking at the busstop ...
    he picked up old things and that where laying on the street and put it in a trashcan......And people looked at him weird ...but he just tried to keep it clean.....

    I thought it was beautifulll....

    And we look at him weird maybe but...
    we are the weirdones trwowing it on the streets while we have these places where we can put it in.....





    Lovelibertylady:heart:
     
  6. kente417mojo

    kente417mojo Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Hell yeah I take it home. Like everyone one said, you paid for it and all that means is you're not wasteful. The same people looking at you are the same ones that are too embarrassed to do what they really want to do. Sometimes I don't, but that's only if I don't feel like carrying it around if I have to go somewhere right after dinner. If I'm just going to the car and home, yeah, I'm taking that food. Save me some LibertyLady :x:
     
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    yep me too , i always ask for a carry-out tray
    infact nearly everyone does this i agree i paid for it so i like to carry it home
    it could be a late night snack or taking it home for the children there are so
    many reasons why but i surely do and i'm never ashamed it's mines ........
     
  8. panafrica

    panafrica Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    This is obviously a European thing!
     
  9. karmashines

    karmashines Banned MEMBER

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    Why would I be ashamed of having to take the food home? I've done this numerous times, mainly because the amount of food they give you is too much to eat in one sitting.
     
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    i get a doggie bag an awful lot when i go out...
    with appetizers and a meal...that can be a lot of food...
    waste not want not...

    one love
    khasm
     
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