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Yahoo Article on how to cut your costs when eating out.

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Yahoo Article on how to cut your costs when eating out.

DanaB | Nov 7, 2008 02:06 PM

This article is currently featured on the Yahoo home page:

http://shine.yahoo.com/channel/money/...

It provides tips on how to save money when dining out, and includes: bring your own wine (no mention of protocol in that arena -- simply that you can save money buying wine from a wine shop even with corkage over the price of that wine in the restaurant); ordering only appetizer portions of entrees; and, asking the waiter to box half your dinner before it's brought to the table, so you can get two meals for one. Oh, and pay for your bar drinks in cash, because you will be less tempted to tip 15-20% on the drink if you pay in cash (tip the bartender a dollar or two per drink) vs. when you are paying on the whole total on a credit card.

Am I alone in thinking that pretty much all of these tips make up a recipe for "how to be tacky?"

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