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Where the money actually goes when you leave a tip

In the first of a 3-part series, we explore some of the inner workings of restaurant tip pools.

How much should you tip? Talk to your server

How much do you tip and why? Does the server earn a gratuity or is it simply expected? Veteran server and bartender Nathan Collins has some simple advice for the worry-stricken tipper.

What kind of job is waiting tables?

Part 2 of my series on service and tipping in Vancouver, today focusing on the craft of service and the level of respect we show to the people who serve our food and drinks.