Tipping is confusing. Here are tips to do it right

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“When someone goes above and beyond to assist you, or you have a complex order, or maybe it's someplace that you frequent, then yes, of course, go ahead and give a tip of $1 to $2. But if it was just somebody pulling out a bagel from the back, and putting it in a bag and giving it to you, and that was it, then no you don't need to tip,” says Jules Martinez Hirst, founder of Etiquette Consulting Inc. Photo by Shutterstock.

As more restaurants ask for tips and service fees, it can be hard to know where gratuity really counts. KCRW offers your go-to guide. 

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