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Restaurants will be banned from keeping tips from staff.
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.”
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.
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Here's How to Survive the Holidays on Your Own
Nobody is around to see the five days of delivery containers littering your flat.
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.
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."
The Secret Exploitation at the Edinburgh Fringe
Edinburgh's festival workers are fighting for their rights.
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."
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.
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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."
How to Treat Bartenders, According to Bartenders
Hey there, chief. There's no dog here, so stop whistling.
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.