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The Problem with Tipping, LA Restaurants Brace for Minimum Wage Hike
From this Episode:
How to Survive on a Cook's Salary
Scarlett Lindeman is a New York City-based journalist and PhD candidate. Her article, " How to Survive on Cook's Salary ," paints a grim portrait of the lives of kitchen...
The Culture of Tipping in America
In 2011 Jonathan Gold wrote a column titled " 10 Hand Rules for Tipping " in which he suggested that no matter the circumstance, diners should tip 20%. He reflects on the...
Why Don't Kitchen Staff Get Tips?
Bruno Katz is a partner as Wilson Elser, where he works with the California Restaurant Association in matters of tip compliance. He explains the conflicting laws around tip...
LA Restaurants Grapple with a Proposed Minimum Wage Hike
In an article for LA Weekly , writer Gene Maddaus examines the proposed minimum wage hike in Los Angeles and its potential effect on the restaurant industry. Music:...
Jonathan Gold Reviews Empress Pavilion
Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer for the LA Times. This week he reviews Empress Pavilion , a rekindled 600-seat dumpling house in Chinatown. He...
Maple, a Game-Changing Food-Delivery Service
In an article for Wired , staff writer Issie Lapowsky examines Maple , a new food-delivery service in New York City. So far Maple has 22 kitchen workers, 35 delivery...