The Culture of Tipping in America

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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 public's reaction to the column and examines why tipping is so ingrained in American restaurant culture. 

Music: "Doesn't Sound that Bad in Spanish" by Mark Mothersbaugh



Evan Kleiman