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Tipping in Italy

How much should you leave following a pleasant meal in an Italian trattoria? It’s perfectly correct to leave nothing at all. That’s hard for travelling Americans to accept, wired as we are to add a 20% gratuity (on average) to any restaurant check. More than once I’ve witnessed tourists pressing money into a waiter’s hand. [...]

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Tue, November 1 2011 » Italian food, Italian lifestyle » 1 Comment