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Restaurant Tips

How To Outsmart Any Restaurant Menu

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 04.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Sometimes you need to eat out and want choices you can feel good about! While I recommend you avoid doing so as best as you can, the following can make seemingly-impossible decisions about what and where to eat easier for you.

She Got The Ultimate Punishment For Not Tipping

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.05.2012 | Money

Chloe Teply might think twice the next time she neglects to tip the pizza delivery guy. A former Pizza Hut employee in Des Moines, Iowa was so tick...

You May Be Tipping Too Much

The Billfold | Cindy Whitt | Posted 10.15.2012 | Money

I usually pack a lunch for work every day to save money, but when a friend asked if I wanted to meet at a nearby restaurant, I decided to skip my ...

You Might Not Be Tipping Enough

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 09.25.2012 | Money

Forget 15 percent. Or even 20 percent. The new normal in restaurant tipping is to give a full 25 to 30 percent of the tab, the New York Post reports. ...

Some Restaurants Charge Foreigners More

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 08.28.2012 | Money

Some restaurants are charging customers who seem to be from outside the United States a little extra. At least two restaurants in Burlington, Vt.,...

Waiter Down On His Luck Scores 19,000 Percent Tip

Posted 05.30.2012 | Money

When Brooklyn-based designer and developer Larry Fox took a job as a pizza delivery man to make ends meet, he was horrified at the number of bad tippe...

Houston Family Gets Locked Inside Restaurant For Leaving Bad Tip

Posted 05.04.2012 | Black Voices

Houston resident Jasmine Marks learned a valuable tip on restaurant gratuity while eating out with her family last week. According to NCB affiliat...

1% Tip In Defiance Of 'The 99%' Was A Hoax

Posted 03.01.2012 | Food

CORRECTION: On Monday evening, True Food Kitchen in Newport Beach released an official statement based on their investigation (described below in Upd...

San Francisco: The Most Expensive City For Restaurant Tipping?

Posted 12.14.2011 | San Francisco

UPDATE: The Contra Costa Times has printed a correction to its column regarding the movement for a 25% tip standard in San Francisco. Following specu...

5 Dining Tips From a Restaurant Insider

Find. Eat. Drink. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Find. Eat. Drink.

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Picky Eaters: What Not To Do When A Restaurant Screws Up

Divya Gugnani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Divya Gugnani

Here's what not to do when dining out and a restaurant botches things up big time.