More than a year after nationally celebrated restaurateur Danny Meyer began to roll out his "hospitality included" policy, we're reviewing today's state of tipping, including the two-line gratuity solution a number of restaurants on the West Coast are embracing in response to increased minimum wages and growing income disparity between the front-of-the-house and back-of-the-house staffs in restaurants. Read more.
How to Use the Lemon and Hot Towel You're Given in Restaurants
Squeeze the lemon onto the towel, not your hand.
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"Three kinds of ginger define this zippy cookie, which I’ve been baking and tweaking since the mid-1990s from Barbara Tropp’s China Moon Cookbook," cookbook author and culinary instructor Andrea Nguyen says.