BuffetGo lets you box up restaurant food for cheap at the end of the day

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Baker Miller in Lincoln Square is a participating restaurant in BuffetGo, a new service that helps restaurants sell leftover food that would otherwise get thrown away. (Patty Wetli / DNAinfo)

CHICAGO — One restaurant’s inevitable — and perfectly edible — trash could be your dinner.

That’s the idea behind BuffetGo, a Los Angeles-based business that partners with restaurants to sell what’s left of their hot food at the end of the day — often for less than the price of, say, a pumpkin spice latte — so it doesn’t end up in a dumpster.

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In Chicago, BuffetGo’s latest launch city, the concept isn’t limited to buffet restaurants.

Baker Miller, the bakery and cafe in Lincoln Square, is one of the two participating Chicago restaurants. The other is Yummy Buffet, an Asian fusion restaurant at 3925 W. Lawrence Ave.

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