Restaurant Charges Extra for Not Finishing Meal

Leftovers are frowned upon at Wafu
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 6, 2010 5:45 PM CDT
Better finish those potatoes if you don't want to pay up at one Australian restaurant.   (©waferboard)

(Newser) – Don’t even think about asking for a doggie bag at Australian restaurant Wafu. The chef not only charges diners who don’t finish their meal 30% more than diners who do, but she also asks them not to return. “Finishing your meal requires that everything is eaten except lemon slices, gari (sushi ginger), and wasabi,” reads an explanation on the restaurant door.

The rule was created in an effort to be more sustainable, Reuters reports—and no, you can’t get away with just eating your main dish. The note continues, “Please also note that vegetables and salad on the side are NOT decorations; they are part of the meal too.”
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