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Restaurants will be banned from keeping tips from staff.
VICE Staff
10.1.18
Restaurants

Can Manchester’s New Night Czar Make Tipping Fair?

After a local restaurant was shamed for taking waitstaff tips, Parklife founder and newly appointed Night-Time Economy Advisor for Greater Manchester Sacha Lord hopes to introduce a “gold standard in tipping.”
Kamila Rymajdo
8.6.18
Travel

A Single Woman’s Guide to Making Friends in a Hostel

Do: give that party hostel a chance. Don’t: worry about being slut shamed.
Mica Lemiski
6.25.18
News you can use

Here's How to Survive the Holidays on Your Own

Nobody is around to see the five days of delivery containers littering your flat.
Mack Lamoureux
12.23.17
sound advice

How to Have a Number 1 Single, According to These Really Specific Rules

We applied tips from band The KLF's infamous 1988 book to see if they still stand today.
Jeremy Allen
9.21.17
Restaurant Confessionals

These Are the Worst Jokes That Waiters Tell for Better Tips

"I think the customers like my jokes. I guess you kinda have to be there to get it at the time."
Thieu Custers
8.29.17
workers rights

The Secret Exploitation at the Edinburgh Fringe

Edinburgh's festival workers are fighting for their rights.
Eve Livingston
8.15.17
Restaurant Confessionals

How to Survive a Bar Brawl

"Anything that anyone could get their hands on, they were grabbing it. I saw one guy get hit by a table and he just bounced back and punched the other guy."
Anonymous
7.14.17
Restaurants

Why Dressing Well Could Get You Better Service in Restaurants

A new study from hospitality researchers at the University of Missouri says that waitstaff give more attentive service to diners wearing nice clothes.
Daisy Meager
5.2.17
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

This 1991 Report Proves That SXSW Has Always Involved Panels, Politics and Painful Naivety

"We came to expose our band to as many people in the profession as we could - and maybe get a record contract."
Tim Scott
3.13.17
alcohol

How to Treat Bartenders, According to Bartenders

Hey there, chief. There's no dog here, so stop whistling.
Liz Tracy
3.9.17
WTF

Man Arrested After Leaving Bag of Meth in Restaurant Tip Jar

The 42-year-old told officers that he “hadn’t intended to use the drugs,” because yes, sometimes people just carry a tiny bag of meth with them the way that others carry rabbits’ feet or lucky baseball cards.
Jelisa Castrodale
2.27.17
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