Plus, mandatory tips at the Ace Hotel.
Food writers speak out against 20 percent tipping and bad restaurant experiences.
Jay-Z dropped a $500 tip at the recently reviled clip joint.
She couldn’t at least go to Peter Luger like Lindsay Lohan?
There'll be a union protest at Tavern on the Green today.
What are the rules for tipping in a takeout situation?
A rundown of bad celebrity tippers, and some advice for them (and you!).
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A blogger offers “40 Tips on How to Be a Good Waiter.”
What should restaurants do when tourists don't leave tips?
In the current restaurant economy, it may be easier to score a prime table, but Frank Bruni says it’s all an illusion.
Well, it’s not as if New Yorkers are known for their generosity.
The Greenmarket suspends a farmer, Olympics-themed happy hours, a new Chinese cookbook, and more, in our morning news roundup.
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Four employees settle with Bill Telepan in a dispute over pooled tips.