Japanese restaurant chain starts bold new policy: Letting you take your leftovers home with you


Sustainable development goals cited as reason for change, but there’s probably another factor at play too.

Japanese restaurants have a lot of hospitable touches to them, like the oshibori, a thick, moist hand towel (chilled in the summer, but warm in the winter) and an on-table call button so you can summon a waiter without having to raise your voice. Something they generally don’t have, though, is doggy bags.
Granted, even accounting for differences in the average size of people in… Japanese restaurant chain starts bold new policy: Letting you take your leftovers home with you