Tipping

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Tipping Etiquette Around The World

Every country has its own customs when it comes to taking care of those who offer exceptional service. Learn about tipping etiquette for the country you are visiting to ensure you do not offend anyone for tipping too much or too little.

02/19/2015

An unidentified man left a $3,000 tip at Roka Akor restaurant in San Francisco on January 14, 2013. The man also wrote "Tips for Jesus" on the bill. (CBS)

Time To End Tips? There Must Be A Better Way To Compensate Restaurant Workers

When San Francisco Chronicle restaurant critic Michael Bauer speaks, people tend to listen. I’m thrilled to see Bauer call for an end to the practice of tipping in restaurants, but I wonder if his call will be heard by the right people.

02/18/2015

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Some Bay Area Restaurants To Begin Adding Flat 20 Percent Surcharge Instead Of Tips

A handful of Bay Area restaurants will begin adding a service charge to the price of meals in lieu of tips, according to a published report.

10/24/2014

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Exactly What To Tip (Or Better, Not Tip) Around The World

Check out this guide to tipping in countries across the world, so you’re prepared come tip time on your next vacation.

01/16/2014