tipping

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.

Does bad service still get 15 percent tip in Vancouver?

Tipping is more complicated than it seems. For some it's automatic. For others, it is a reflection of the service. For many diners, the truth lies somewhere in between.