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Service Included: 11 Restaurants Where Tipping Isn’t Customary
Including Per Se, Next, and Chez Panisse.
Your Allergies Are Bullsh*t, and Other Things Servers Believe
“Suck it up.”
After the Storm With Alan Richman
The ‘GQ’ critic wants some decorum back. And he has a point.
Stop Grinding Steaks Into $20 Burgers, And Other 2011 Food Resolutions
Robert Nadeau offers up a list of resolutions for restaurateurs.
Two Things Bartenders Will Hate You For
Plus, Frank Bruni launches a biweekly drinking column.
Waiters Tell You 30 Things Waiters Will Never Tell You
Do you really want to know what’s happening in the back of the house?
Have You Ever Wanted to Tell Your Server That ‘Hovering Is for
Now you can!
‘No Problem,’ ‘Working on That,’ and Other Things
The latest installment in a restaurateur’s list of service no-no’s.
Kevin Spacey Fires Up, Gets Waiter Fired?
A waiter claims he was axed because of an interaction with Kevin Spacey
Things Restaurant Staffers Should Never Do
No, we DON’T want to hear about the specials.
Sparks Settles With Waiters for $3 Million
The biggest settlement of its kind.
Why Do Waiters Go AWOL?
The five top reasons.
Agreed: Servers, Stop Being So Saccharine About Dessert
Stop asking us if we’ve “saved enough room” tee hee.
Back of the House
Waiters Eat for Free If They Catch a Critic
A Chicago critic blows his anonymity; meanwhile, New York servers and critics are still playing hide-and-seek.
It's the Economy
Some Servers Enjoy Record Nights, Others Are Scratching at the Wall
A waitress offers an inside look into how restaurants are doing.
Jean-Georges Leaves His Waiters a $1.75 Million Tip
A wage-skimming lawsuit has finally been settled.
Food Prices to Rise Through 2009; Grill Exotic Meats at Home
Hydrox cookies go on sale today, Wylie Dufresne’s bagel-flavored ice cream, and more, in our morning news roundup.
Should You Tell Your Server If Your Meal Sucks?
“Actually, it wasn’t that great.”