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"Blue-plate special"
What does "Blue-plate special" mean?
If you hear a waitress say "Blue-plate special" at a diner or restaurant, it's just another way to say "A daily special of meat, potatoes and a vegetable." This meal was often served on a blue plate. There are hundreds of other popular diner lingo phrases - to learn more, check out the links below or browse the rest of our restaurant slang dictionary.
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