A taste of the pie

Definition

Getting a sample or a share of something that is being divided up.

Examples

Everyone wanted a taste of the pie, so we had to split it up into smaller pieces.

The new employees got a taste of the pie when they were given a bonus.

Origin

Unclear, but has been in use since at least the early 1900s.

FAQs

What does it mean to have a taste of the pie?

How do you divide up a pie so that everyone gets a taste?

What is the origin of this phrase?