How Servers At Restaurants Use Special Waity Sense To Read Your Table

Maybe you didn’t even realize you wanted more water, or were ready to tell your server what you’ll be ordering for dinner, but among good waiters, the practice of reading a table means they’ve got a sense of what you need and when you’re ready for them. [More]

How To Split A Restaurant Check

How To Split A Restaurant Check

Are you going out to eat today? The Awl provides this helpful guide to splitting the check at a restaurant. Writer Neel Shah helpfully devises different rules for people over and under the age of 25. Or maybe for people who are or aren’t poor. Whatever the case, there’s a social contract involved, and if you only pay what you owe down to the last cent, you’re sort of a cheap jerk. Or under 25. [More]

Comcast Spends 42 Cents to Mail You a 13 Cent Check

Comcast Spends 42 Cents to Mail You a 13 Cent Check

It could be worse; they could have just charged him the difference and called it a day. Full Comcastic Check inside. [Thanks David!]