Don’t Forget to Tip Your Waitress

23 06 2008

My mom waits tables three nights a week at a very small bar/restaurant in Illinois.  She also works a regular nine-to-five in an office.  She makes more waitressing three nights a week than she does working forty hours in an office.  That’s why this article in the LSJ is a little distrubing.

At the Corner Pub on Cincinnati’s west side, bartender Melissa Metz can count the cost of the economic hangover in the stack of bills she has at the end of a shift. Read the rest of this entry »