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It Turns Out We Love Tipping For All The Wrong Reasons

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 07.07.2016 | Healthy Living

In response to a handful of new city and state laws raising minimum wages to $12 or $15 per hour over the next few years, forward-thinking restaurant ...

Despite Setbacks, a New Survey Says More Restaurants Around the Country Will Go Tip-Free

Grub Street | Posted 06.08.2016 | Taste
Grub Street

When Grub ran into Danny Meyer at this year's MoMA Party in the Garden, we asked him, of course, about the state of his no-tipping policy and the difficulties faced by his fellow restaurateurs making the change.

The No-Tipping Policy At Joe's Crab Shack Just Sank

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 05.12.2016 | Business

We like tipping our waiters! In an unprecedented move for a restaurant chain its size, Joe's Crab Shack announced in November that it had dropped tipp...

One Reason Americans Get Ripped Off When They Travel

Paula McInerney | Posted 04.06.2016 | Travel
Paula McInerney

We recently spent two months in the USA, and trust me, tipping is a royal pain in the butt. To put this in context, we are Australian and we don't tip. Tipping is one of those practices we simply are not used to, but it is also one of the reasons Americans get ripped off when they travel.

Here's Why You Should Never Take Shots With The Bartender

The Huffington Post | Gabriel Piscione | Posted 03.30.2016 | Taste

Bar consultant and TV personality Jon Taffer knows a thing or two about nightlife culture. With a service industry background spanning over three deca...

11 Things You Should Never Do in Australia

SmarterTravel | Posted 03.01.2016 | Travel
SmarterTravel

In a country where almost anything goes, there are still some things you shouldn't do. Take it from me—I made each of these mistakes at least once w...

How to Stimulate the Local Economy When Travelling to Sun Destinations

Anne Thornley-Brown | Posted 01.08.2016 | Travel
Anne Thornley-Brown

When you pre-book tours and excursions through a company in your own country or the tour desk on a cruise ship, remember, you are working through middlemen. When you work through middlemen in any industry, everybody has to get their cut.

A Guide to Tipping Everyone This Holiday Season

Thrillist | Posted 12.22.2015 | Money
Thrillist

Unless you're a real Grinch/Jim Carrey wearing a creepy-ass costume/one of the people likely in our comments section, 'tis the season to give a big fat tip to all the people who help you out.

Read This Before You Even THINK About Tipping For The Holidays

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 12.17.2015 | HuffPost Home

Holiday tipping guides come a dime a dozen, and the differing advice can be hugely confusing. How much should you actually tip your hairdresser and ga...

Does Money Make People Work Harder?

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 11.25.2015 | Business
Lisa Earle McLeod

She had that way of looking past you, as if she were hoping that someone better was coming along behind you. Her entire demeanor said, "You madam, are a low priority customer." She was the hostess at a restaurant in South Beach.

Joe's Crab Shack Becomes First Major Chain To Drop Tipping

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 11.12.2015 | Business

Joe’s Crab Shack is now the first major restaurant chain to start paying workers a living wage. The seafood chain will experiment with dropping tip...

What The No Tipping Trend Could Mean For Restaurant Staff And Customers

MoneyTips | Posted 11.06.2015 | Business
MoneyTips

When tipping amounts are disconnected from the perceived level of service and do not serve their original purpose, it is time for the practice to end. Wages for restaurant staff should be more predictable and reasonable. Going tip-free makes the experience simpler for all involved.

From the Ivory Tower Kitchen: Tipping for Change

Hari Pulapaka, Ph.D., C.E.C. | Posted 10.20.2015 | Business
Hari Pulapaka, Ph.D., C.E.C.

When the evidence points towards job excellence (yes, it is still only a job for most; pride in occupation is a dying trait), an increase in the hourly wage is definitely warranted.

One Of America's Most Influential Restaurateurs Is Eliminating Tips

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 10.14.2015 | Business

Noted restaurateur Danny Meyer, the CEO of Union Square Hospitality Group, announced plans on Wednesday to banish tipping at each of the group's 13 fu...

Danny Meyer Is Eliminating All Tipping At His Restaurants. Here's Why It Matters.

The Huffington Post | Kristen Aiken | Posted 10.14.2015 | Taste

Big news out of Manhattan: Dining out is about to get turned on its head. Union Square Hospitality Group, the force behind some of New York’s most i...

Instead Of A Tip, Diners Leave ‘LOL’ For New Jersey Waitress

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 08.25.2015 | Business

After racking up a $112 bill at a New Jersey restaurant, a group of eight people is said to have refused to leave a tip for their waitress. Instead, s...

How Digital Tipping Could Make Us More Generous Customers

Citylab | Jenny Che | Posted 08.12.2015 | Business

This story originally appeared on Citylab. Tipping can be a stressful process. As soon as you order at a coffee counter or get ready to pay at a rest...

6 People You Aren't Tipping, But Should Be

Thrillist | Posted 08.05.2015 | HuffPost Home
Thrillist

The argument against tipping is often, "Hey, you don't need to tip. He's just doing his job!" But since you're reading this, you're probably not a jerk.

This Is How Much You Should Tip Your Wedding Vendors

Bustle | Brittany Wong | Posted 07.09.2015 | Weddings
Read More: Tipping, Weddings News

When you’re planning a wedding, figuring out how much to tip wedding vendors is one of those details that’s often left to the very end of the plan...

How To Tip In France

Fodor's | Posted 05.18.2016 | Travel
Fodor's

There is nothing more vexing than trying to figure out who to tip, how much and when -- especially when you're in a foreign country. You'll come face to face with employees at airports, train stations, hotels, restaurants and cafés. Do you have to tip everyone?

The Only Tipping Guide You'll Ever Really Need

The Huffington Post | Kate Auletta | Posted 02.02.2015 | Travel

We all know Americans like to tip (and that's a good thing) and it seems as though we're always trying to remember how much to tip everyone from bell ...

You Need to Know: The Debate Over Tipping

Eve Turow Paul | Posted 03.19.2015 | Business
Eve Turow Paul

Do you think we should throw tipping out the door? Or is it essential to keep your restaurant running? Here's what you need to know about the debate on tipping.

This Guy Makes A Good Point About Why Tipping Needs To Go

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 01.13.2015 | Comedy

Tipping at restaurants: It’s a fact of life for most Americans. But comedian Adam Conover is here to tell you why tipping totally sucks and shou...

Why Tipping May Be A Thing Of The Past

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 01.09.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

The life of a waiter can be one purely based on chance and effort. In America, servers make most of their money through tips, reflecting a microcosm o...

Restaurant Bans Tips, Will Pay Servers A Livable Wage

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 02.02.2015 | Good News

The hottest tip in Pittsburgh's dining scene these days may actually be no tip at all. Bar Marco, an upscale city eatery, plans to ban the practice...