tipping

Why You Should Tip With Cash — And Only Cash

Recently, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez did a little bartending to raise awareness for upping the federal minimum wage — still $2.13 an hour, unchanged since 1991…

The Biggest Strip Club Faux Pas, According to Actual Strippers

50 Cent may have paid off $22 million worth of debt, but it seems he’s still got some unique ways of saving money — like throwing money…

15 Percent? 20 Percent? It Doesn’t Matter, Because Tipping Culture Is Fundamentally Broken

“Are you sure?” I nervously ask the bartender at Huertas, a tapas-style restaurant in Manhattan’s East Village. He nods. Still, I’m full of guilt. “This feels wrong,”…

The Gentleman’s Guide to Paying a Bar Tab

If you’ve never tended bar before, the process of ordering, consuming and paying for drinks warrants little thought. It’s what you do when you go…