The Pain and Pleasure of Working for Tips
Working at a “gratuity-free” restaurant made waiting tables in New York worth it.
An Open Thread About Tipping on a Muffin
Some counter service staff also dislike these tip prompts, especially when they have to explain to a confused customer why the iPad is asking them to tip on a muffin pulled out of a display case.
Work and What I Wore
Four food service jobs, four uniforms.
On Tip Prompts and Tip Regrets
Giving — in any situation — does not usually end up making us feel bad.
What Does the Trump Administration Want to Do to Tipped Workers?
This is not good.
Our Parents’ Careers: My Mother’s First Three Jobs in the United States
Yan had two choices for survival: restaurant work, or a gig at a clothing factory.
What Else Do You Do?
Every server I know hates this question.
My Career in Food
How I went from busser to baker (plus every other food-related job in between).