Tuesday, 22 December 2015

When Tipping Was Considered Deeply Un-American

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Today's restaurants abandoning the tipping system are part of a long heritage of people - including Emerson and Twain - raging against the gratuity system.

With New York restaurateur Danny Meyer banning tips in his restaurants and Berkeley restaurateurs Andrew Hoffman and John Paluska joining the no-tip bandwagon, the tipping debate has clinked back into the headlines of late. Except it never really went away.

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