salad bar


Definition of salad bar

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

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Stop by your local Ruby Tuesday starting at 11 a.m. to try one of their hearty homestyle meals or endless salad bar. Amanda Garrity, Good Housekeeping, "These 28 Restaurants Are Open on New Year's Day," 12 Dec. 2018 Overnight free shipping everywhere. Complimentary salad bar. Joe Queenan, WSJ, "We Can All Be Thankful America Doesn’t Have Putin," 24 Nov. 2018 To date, the worst American bioterrorism attack is still the Rajneesh cult’s decidedly non-futuristic 1984 poisoning of a salad bar in Oregon — which was recounted in Netflix’s documentary Wild Wild Country earlier this year. Adi Robertson, The Verge, "Remembering Grim Fandango: this week in tech, 20 years ago," 3 Nov. 2018 Think salad bars with most of the items raised on site, including tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, lettuce, kale, swiss chard, basil, and bok choy. Patrick Sisson, Curbed, "How urban farms in New York schools are raising food to fight inequality," 27 Sep. 2018 Whole Foods is for many a paradise of organic produce, fancy pantry staples, and a kick-ass salad bar. Talia Abbas, SELF, "19 Best-Selling Beauty Products You Can Buy at Whole Foods," 23 Aug. 2018 At the cafeteria salad bar, go for a colorful mix of unadulterated raw veggies. Elizabeth Narins, Cosmopolitan, "30 Ways to Stay Fit When You Get to College," 26 Aug. 2016 Campers pick vegetables that end up on the salad bar (or at the local senior center), gather eggs from the flock of 40 chickens and feed pigs. Page Leggett, charlotteobserver, "'We leave technology behind' at Camp Grier, and enjoy nature instead," 5 July 2018 There's a salad bar, and a wide variety of fresh fruit and vegetables. Jenni Marsh, CNN, "Our children's plastic lives seen through lunches," 7 June 2018

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First Known Use of salad bar

1937, in the meaning defined above

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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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