July 2013

Tips for Gratuities

When it comes to tipping, everyone has their own standards. To keep diners and staff happy, restaurants should assess best tipping practices.To pool or not to pool?

Is Square the Answer?

The broad availability and purported ease of mobile “dongle-style” point of sale (POS) solutions like Square, Groupon, and Intuit’s GoPa

Wine-Flight Wonders

Admittedly, I make snap judgments on a restaurant’s wine menu based on the number of wines—and the global breadth—available for a small pour.

Plated with a Feminine Flair

For years consumers have been oohing and ahhing over beautifully plated dishes in magazines, on television, and at restaurants.

The Botany of the Bar

The cocktail craze has mixologists vying to see who can craft the most memorable beverage—one that will inspire guests to share the latest and greatest bar buzz with all their friends. ...