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Why You Should Never Stop Tipping Your Server, From The Bitchy Waiter

Thrillist | Posted 12.02.2014 | Taste
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Thrillist

No, tipping is not a legal requirement, but it is an expectation.

These Are the People in Your Neighborhood

Katherine Fritz | Posted 11.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Katherine Fritz

In truth, our neighborhoods are vastly more sprawling and interconnected than we frequently choose to acknowledge.

A series of questions for Illinois' elected officials

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 11.13.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

Do Illinois lawmakers have a clue what it means to balance the state budget? Bill Bergman of Truth in Accounting has a few questions for Illinois' le...

Why Tourists Shouldn't Pay or Tip More Than They Need To

Map Happy | Posted 11.11.2014 | Travel
Map Happy

Tourists can sometimes be put in a weird position when it comes to tipping and even just paying for goods or services abroad, especially when their spending power eclipses the local economy.

Why You Should Start Tipping Chefs

Thrillist | Posted 10.27.2014 | Taste
Thrillist

We're here to propose a radical idea: that it's about time we tip the people who help put our meals together.

Why You Should Stop Tipping Your Server

Thrillist | Posted 12.20.2014 | Taste
Read More: Tipping, Taste News
Thrillist

Stop tipping. Stop tipping 20 percent. Stop tipping out of custom. Stop tipping because your server makes below minimum wage, and after taxes it's basically nothing. Stop tipping. You're screwing everything up.

Absolutely Everyone You Need to Tip While Traveling

Thrillist | Posted 12.17.2014 | Travel
Thrillist

It's probably safe to say the idea of tipping the flight attendant has never crossed your mind, but apparently a whopping 30 percent of flyers have done it. How do you feel now, cheapskate? We asked national etiquette expert and owner of The Protocol School of Texas, Diane Gottsman, exactly who we should be tipping, and how much.

Hunter Stuart

9 Reasons We Should Abolish Tipping, Once And For All

HuffingtonPost.com | Hunter Stuart | Posted 10.17.2014 | Business

Tipping pushes waiters into poverty, so let's stop doing it.

The Key to Wedding Gratuities - A Primer for Newbies

Sandy Malone | Posted 12.01.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

Trying to remember who you need to hand cash to, and how much, isn't something you want to think about on the most important day of your life. And even if you plan ahead to do it, that doesn't mean you'll actually succeed.

14 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Moved To New York

Gemma Sapwell | Posted 11.23.2014 | Travel
Gemma Sapwell

As an Australian who moved to the U.S. 12 months ago what advice do I wish I'd had before taking on the land of stars and stripes?

How To Tip When Traveling Around The World

Fodor's | Posted 11.22.2014 | 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 t...

Emily Swanson

Most Americans Admit They Don't Tip Hotel Housekeepers

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 09.22.2014 | Business

A lot of Americans don't tip hotel housekeeping staff, and many have no idea that they should, a new HuffPost/YouGov poll shows. The survey was con...

Travel Tipping: Don't Forget the Housekeeper

Diane Gottsman | Posted 11.17.2014 | Travel
Diane Gottsman

Holiday travel is right around the corner and I'm offering a few of my travel and hotel tipping suggestions.

My Rules for Tipping

Bill Marriott | Posted 11.16.2014 | Business
Bill Marriott

It's not old fashioned to leave a gratuity. It's the right thing to do.

Why We Should Tip Service Workers Generously

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 09.01.2014 | Business
Sanjay Sanghoee

Just because you don't see a tip jar doesn't mean that tips aren't appropriate or welcome.

Restaurant That Banned Tips Gives All Gratuity To Charity And Pays Workers Competitive Wages

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 07.14.2014 | Impact

Updated July 14, 2014: 11:30 a.m. EST A new restaurant in San Antonio has a policy that's challenging the status quo and raising some eyebrows in t...

The Death of Auto Grat; How the IRS is Turning Servers Into Slaves

Stefanie Williams | Posted 08.20.2014 | New York
Stefanie Williams

Autograt exists to ensure servers get paid for the work they do because some people just suck and you can't always expect people to do the right thing. It's that simple. And the IRS is stripping us of that guarantee.

Hotel Tipping Etiquette

Diane Gottsman | Posted 08.10.2014 | Travel
Diane Gottsman

It's the start of summer travel season and for many, staying at a hotel presents multiple opportunities for tipping confusion. Even veteran travelers are sometimes unsure.

The Ultimate Guide To Tipping Everyone

Thrillist | Posted 08.05.2014 | Taste
Thrillist

The answers may surprise you. If you want to be educated, read way more than 20 percent of this.

Earning Tips Vs. Higher Wage: One Waitress's Opinion

Jennifer Moleski | Posted 07.23.2014 | Money
Jennifer Moleski

I studied wine, spirits, and food. I got a job at a great restaurant where they spent months training me in how to provide an excellent experience to the guests. And guess what? I began earning a comfortable living.

The Case For Tipping And (Gasp!) Against It

Thrillist | Posted 07.22.2014 | Taste
Thrillist

I like to tip. I really do. I go out of my way to leave big ones for baristas, bartenders, and waiters who've earned something extra. I just don't understand why I have to. If "gratuity" is required, is it really gratuity?

More Restaurants Are Banning Tips. That Might Be A Good Thing.

Agence France Presse | Juliette Michel | Posted 07.05.2014 | Business

In the United States, customers are expected to add an extra 10 to 20 percent to their tab at the end of a meal - but increasingly restaurants are for...

17 Things You Need To Explain To International Visitors About America

Thrillist | Posted 06.08.2014 | Travel
Thrillist

Sinnce we're not exactly the most gracious of guests when we visit their countries, it only seems fair that we explain the way things are done here in Amuuurica.

Everything You Don't Know About Tipping

Tim Urban | Posted 06.08.2014 | Business
Tim Urban

Tipping is not about generosity. Tipping isn't about gratitude for good service. And tipping certainly isn't about doing what's right and fair for your fellow man. Tipping is about making sure you don't mess up what you're supposed to do.

The Biggest U.S. State Is The Best At Tipping

The Huffington Post | Taste Editors | Posted 03.31.2014 | Taste

And the second smallest is the worst.