Waitress Stiffed For ‘Not Looking Normal’

Customers failing to leave tips is a daily fact of life in the restaurant business, though a diner’s excuse in Iowa was outstandingly bad: “Tips are only for normal looking…

Newser | March 18, 2016 - 2:45 pm

Garbage Human Leaves Racist Note In Lieu Of Tip

Last week, I wrote an article about how it’s not exactly proper etiquette to leave a rude note instead of a tip when one goes out to eat. However, it…

Robyn Pennacchia | November 16, 2015 - 6:00 pm

What Do Servers Think Of The “No Tipping” Trend? We Asked Them…

When I was 22, I briefly waitressed at an overpriced restaurant in TIMES SQUARE. It was the most abusive work environment I’ve ever experienced. The chef was cruel. The manager…

Emily Winter | November 13, 2015 - 9:30 am

HOT TIP: Don’t Write Rude Notes In The Place Of A Tip On Your Reciept

This is never a good look for anyone.

Robyn Pennacchia | November 12, 2015 - 11:40 am

Just Look At This Asshole: Jerk Customers Write “LOL” In Place Of Tip

Jerk customers think it’s the server’s fault when the kitchen is backed up.

Robyn Pennacchia | August 24, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Nebraska Waitress Gets $6000 Tip To Pay For Her College Tuition

Abigail Sailors, an 18-year-old college student and waitress at a Lincoln, Nebraska Cracker Barrel restaurant, has already endured more hardship than most people experience in their entire lives. After her…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | January 9, 2014 - 11:30 am

Man Travels The Country Giving Out $500 Tips To Honor His Late Brother

Aaron Collins, a computer technician from Lexington, Kentucky, passed away last year at the tragically young age of 30. In his will, he specified a unique last wish he wanted…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | July 7, 2013 - 4:00 pm

The Tipping Point: How To Tip Like A Normal Person

Let’s talk about tipping. I am a terrible tipper. It’s not that I don’t tip — I so tip, and a lot. I probably actually tip way too much, because…

Julie Gerstein | June 11, 2013 - 11:00 am

Incredible Hulk Continues To Be Incredible, Tips “110 Percent”

You hear so many stories about stingy celebs, so it’s always nice when someone famous goes the extra mile for their waitstaff. Case in point, Lou “Incredible Hulk” Ferigno, most…

Julie Gerstein | February 8, 2013 - 1:20 pm

50 Things Your Barista Really Wants You To Know

If you’ve ever worked in a coffee shop, you know it can be a stressful, crazy, demanding job. You spend all day dealing with cranky customers, getting chocolate syrup in…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | January 31, 2013 - 11:00 am

40 Things Your Server Really Wants You To Know

Waiting tables is a tough gig. You have to mentally balance the requests and demands of countless customers at once. You have to physically balance plates of steaming hot food.

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | January 15, 2013 - 11:00 am

Should I Tell My Friend She Has To Tip?

I have a friend who’s really cheap. She’s so cheap that she often deprives herself of something she wants because it’s “too expensive.” I’ve told her plenty of times, “You…

Annika Harris | February 19, 2010 - 6:30 pm