Michael Bauer mused aloud earlier this week about the etiquette of breastfeeding in restaurants, and thus opening the floodgates. In his follow-up yesterday, he offered more thoughts on restaurant etiquette, prying the floodgates open even further.
A birthday girl got stuck with the check and tried to make a run for it.
Phoebe Damrosch on why today's reformed restaurant landscape requires a whole new approach to going out.
Incredibly hard, apparently.
For the most part, if they can still do their job, he doesn't object.
For one couple, a little lovin' goes a long way.
A "very well-known man-about-town" who sounds like Willie Brown neglected to tip a staffer at a "restaurant near the Ferry Building" that sounds like One Market when said staffer returned to him his fedora. "With Earth Day on the way,...
Australian food is best enjoyed when following some simple guidelines.
A seasoned server explains how to showcase a splurge with grace and dignity.
The cultural anthropology of check-splitting, both gay and straight.
If you're thinking about bringing your own homemade bitters to the bar, read on.
Sensing's closing, but not before providing a Herald reviewer with the worst service of his life.
This was in 1994, but still.
The S.F. Chronicle critic is once again griping about all the smart phones at dinner.
A couple of critics are feeling snubbed today.
"#10: Useless restaurant websites. I can’t believe I have to go over the basics, but here goes: no flash intro (thanks for wasting my time for 20 seconds, can I just get the information I’m looking for?); hell, no flash...
The Twitter celebrity gets some almost mainstream food-world love, in the form of a bi-weekly column.
We're having a moral quandary about a bill snafu.