He sat down and helped himself to the basket of bread.
But the free basket of olive bread made up for it.
There are fewer pieces in the bread basket and a lot less choice.
Ann had returned with a fresh basket of bread, which she passed to him.
He turned and stared at the basket of bread on the counter.
And this was the bread basket of the ancient Greek world.
But she doesn't mind passing up the bread basket indefinitely.
By the time the waitress had come back with a basket of bread, I'd actually seen him smile twice.
The other one said that he had seen himself holding a basket of bread on his head and the birds were eating it.
But the empty bread basket remained that way for most of the meal.