salad bar


Definition of salad bar

: a self-service counter (as in a restaurant) featuring an array of salad makings and dressings

Examples of salad bar in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Spas, casinos and pools are closed, and buffets and salad bars are a thing of the past. Melanie Reffes, USA TODAY, "Caribbean comeback: A guide to when travelers can return to the islands," 4 June 2020 Buffets One business sector at severe risk of being left behind is self-service restaurants, including the buffets, salad bars and conveyor-belt sushi spots specifically currently prohibited from operating as usual. oregonlive, "What will eating out in Oregon look like in the coronavirus era?," 4 June 2020 Buffets and self-serve drink stations or salad bars must remain closed. Mark Kurlyandchik, Detroit Free Press, "Michigan bars, restaurants to reopen June 8: Everything you need to know," 1 June 2020 Alabama’s State Health Orders specifically disallow self-service by guests at drink stations, buffets and salad bars and any enforcement of the measure could lead to a misdemeanor arrest and fines. al, "‘I’m watching it tank’: The struggles of reimagining an Alabama buffet during coronavirus," 29 May 2020 Self-service buffets and salad bars will be overhauled. Andrew Nusca, Fortune, "Six Flags reopening: What you need to know," 26 May 2020 Self-service buffets or salad bars also not allowed. Fox News, "Ohio to allow wedding receptions of up to 300 people soon, loosening coronavirus restrictions," 22 May 2020 There is no need for seduction; women are just there for him, like items at a salad bar. Kyle Smith, National Review, "Judd Apatow’s Comedy Masterpiece," 1 May 2020 Alsobrooks has been pushing for grocery stores, and there is money in her proposed 2021 budget for a salad bar in every elementary school. Washington Post, "Covid-19 is ravaging one of the country’s wealthiest black counties," 26 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of salad bar

1937, in the meaning defined above

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11 Jun 2020

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“Salad bar.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of salad bar

: a place in a restaurant where there is a selection of ingredients that customers can use to make their own salads

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