The Texanist: How Much Should You Tip at a Barbecue Joint?
Q: What is the right percentage to tip on one’s ever-increasing barbecue bill? Do you tip the same rate when going through a line with a tray as you do when getting sit-down table service at a non-barbecue restaurant? I want to make sure I get this right as I work my way through Texas Monthly’s Top 50 BBQ list.Justin Schwartz, AustinA: It’s always good to hear from a fellow BBQ aficionado. And this specific query is particularly serendipitous. One of the very first pieces of mail the Texanist ever received also pertained to the topic of tipping, and it arrived just in time for the inaugural edition of this advice column, which appeared fifteen years ago this month, in the July 2007 issue of…
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