I barely got in the front door from running errands before I heard my wife trying to tell me something from the kitchen. She was asking if I still had the itemized receipt from dinner the night before, because she was sure we had overpaid. We had … [Read more...] about Never Overpay At A Restaurant By Using This Simple Trick
As I entered the nearby Subway restaurant, I shook my head as I saw a sign advertising a promotion. I had been waiting for it, as I believe they've run the same promotion the last few years right around the holidays. Customers receive a free six … [Read more...] about If You Eat At Subway, You HAVE To Take Advantage of This Promotion!
For a very long time I viewed tipping as an over and above payment for a job well done. While I still believe that is the purist's definition, I realize that it has taken on a very different meaning in everyday life in the United States. Because of … [Read more...] about Tipping Etiquette When Your Restaurant Bill Is Reduced
Image courtesy of scottchan at FreeDigitalPhotos.net Iâ€™ve got $100 I just don't know what to do with. It's not cash, it's $100 credit at Restaurant.com that I received as a gift. If youâ€™re not familiar with Restaurant.com, itâ€™s an online … [Read more...] about What Should I Do With This $100?
I'm not a big fan of eating out, simply because eating at a restaurant usually doesn't represent a good use of my hard earned money. Most of the time I could make the same dish with a higher quality and for a lower cost at home. The absolute worst … [Read more...] about Head To Head Value Match-up: The Olive Garden vs. Noodles And Company
It started out as a joke almost twenty years ago while my now wife and I were still in college. Her mom would come to the city where we were attending school, and take us both out for lunch or dinner just to catch up on how we were doing. Since we … [Read more...] about How a Trip to the Bathroom 20 Years Ago Means I Never Pay For Dinner With My Mother-In-Law Again