We've all seen those mandatory gratuities of 17-20% that restaurants tack on the bill if your party gets to a certain size. But what if you decide that the service didn't warrant it?
This kind of incident and the posts it inspires are always fodder for passionate discussion on the Internet food boards (the Eatocracy post has so far garnered a thousand comments since they broke the story on Thursday) and I expect this one to be no different. Comment away people! Comment away! What do you think?
Edwin Goei was born on the island of Java, grew up in La Habra, studied in Irvine, and eats everywhere. Before becoming an award-winning restaurant critic for OC Weekly in 2007, he went by the alias “elmomonster” on his blog Monster Munching, in which he once wrote a whole review in haiku.