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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...
3 min, 50 sec
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...
5 min, 35 sec
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...
10 min, 59 sec
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:...
10 min, 23 sec
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...
8 min, 40 sec
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...
7 min, 57 sec