Can You Imagine a Restaurant Where Tipping Isn't Allowed?

August 16, 2013

From 2006 until the restaurant closed recently, The Linkery, in San Diego, didn't allow customers to tip its servers. Instead, a flat surcharge of 18% was added to every bill. The restaurant's owner, Jay Porter, made the policy for a variety of reasons and has written about the experience extensively at his blog and elsewhere.

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