Tag: tips

Restaurant Issues Ban on Tipping, Compensates by Giving Servers 20% of Sales Per Shift

June 9, 2014 // 12:22 pm

Packhouse Meats isn’t just known for their food, rather, they’re known for their very public ban on tipping. The Kentucky restaurant opened earlier this year and with it a decree that no server will receive tips in any way, shape, or form. The floor of the establishment even features…

Two Patrons Leave Meth in Place of Their Waitress’ Tip

January 9, 2014 // 6:00 am

After allegedly leaving their waitress a tip in the form of methamphetamine, Ryan L. Bensen, 40, of Beaverton, and Erica A. Manley, 37, of Cascade Locks were arrested. The waitress who served them reported the incident to the police when the pair left behind an envelope filled with a…

Serial Mystery Tipper ‘TipsForJesus’ Leaves Over $80,000 in Tips

December 9, 2013 // 9:12 am

Known only by the internet handle “TipsForJesus,” a stranger has been posting Instagram photos of generous tips that now add up to well over$80,000. One of the most recent of which was delivered to the NoMad and Bo’s Kitchen & Bar Room this past weekend for $7000…

Bill Maher Puts Christians on Blast for Stiffing Servers’ Tips

November 11, 2013 // 11:11 am

On Friday’s segment of Real Time with Bill Maher, host Bill Maher addressed recent reports of Christians stiffing restaurant servers on tips in the name of Jesus and argued that “there’s always a good moral Christian reason to tell everyone you meet to fuck off and die.”

Maher cited a…

Using Dental Floss to Cut Cake, Cheese and Burritos [VIDEO]

October 8, 2013 // 11:12 pm

Even with a common kitchen knife, cutting particular foods with a blade can be tedious and rather cumbersome. If you’re anything like me, you can rarely get a good cut of anything, let alone a clean piece of cake or a sexy sliver of cheese.

Who should you call…

New Gadget Calculates Tips, Splits the Bill, and Prevents You From Killing Your Dinner Mates

July 11, 2013 // 6:00 am

As far as I’m concerned, splitting the check is the worst possible way to end a meal. It could be the absolute best, most flavorful food I’ve ever tasted, and I could be sharing it with dearly beloved friends and family members.  That won’t stop me from wanting to…

Dying Man Asks Family to ‘Order a F*cking Pizza’ and Leave $500 Tip for Lucky Waitress

July 9, 2013 // 5:59 pm

It’s easy to get a little jaded when it comes to heartwarming pick-me-up stories, but it’s actually impossible to be cynical about anything involving five hundred dollars, one man’s generous dying wish, and command to “order a f*cking pizza.” When 30-year-old Kentucky resident Aaron Collins died, he…

15 Sure-Fire Ways to Guarantee You’ll Get Food Poisoning This Summer, Probably

June 18, 2013 // 7:00 am

My best friend has a saying – “What’s life without a little risk?” This is usually applied to a select few scenarios, most often involving the possibility of death and/or a very good story. But when it comes to summer grilling, more than a couple “what ifs” come to…

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