How to Think Thin at Restaurants; Five Reasons to Dine Fine; Doggie Bag Etiquette + More News

Apparently, the term doggie bag — and the sweeping practice of taking home leftovers — didn’t really hit until the 1970s.

Food and dining news from around the web and the world…

* Lose weight while you eat out. Not really, but you can curb calories. [HuffPost]

* Dining out with kids. It doesn’t have to be a chore with these tips. No kidding! [Lifehacker]

* Need a reason to embrace fine dining? Here are five from the maitre d’ at Daniel. [CNN]

* Doggie bag etiquette. Or why you shouldn’t ask for extra bread just to take home. [Buffalo News]

* Ain’t nothing like the real thing. A food writer prefers dining at a chef’s restaurant rather than a pop up. [Yahoo!Continue Reading

Daily Dining Poll: Do You Leave Your Leftovers?

If you don’t clean your plate when dining out, do you ask for the rest of your meal to be wrapped? Share your thoughts on leaving — or leaving with — your leftovers when dining out.