Tipping in America

There were seven of us at the bar last night, and the bill came to $90.37. We left $100, which amounts to a tip of just over 10%. Out the door we went into the streets of New York.

Across the street, we were chatting before going our separate ways. Suddenly the waitress was there, having run across the street after us! We hadn’t paid properly! She showed us the bill for $90.37 and the $100.00 we had left and explained that this wasn’t good enough, a tip of 18%-20% was customary.

[16 September 2014]

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