Waiter Rant Habla Espanol!

I’m very happy to announce that the worldwide Spanish language rights for Waiter Rant: Thanks for the Tip – Confessions of a Cynical Waiter have been purchased by Debolsillo: Random House Mondadori, S.A. of Barcelona, Spain. Many thanks to the good people...

Being Recognized

Nature can be quite cruel to men. As we age, the hair that used to be on our heads begins emigrating to other parts of our body. In a sort of perverted second puberty, men start finding little tufts of hair sprouting where none had grown before. I myself didn’t have...

Dear Prime Minister,

Many waiters, especially in these tense economic times, need every tip they can get. Unfortunately, tourists from foreign countries, unaware of American tipping customs, frequently forget to leave their server a gratuity. Martin, a server from Raleigh, North Carolina,...

Teenage Lettuce

After watching the Oprah Winfrey Show, my parents and I decide to eat at one of my favorite haunts – The Settlers Inn in Hawley, Pennsylvania. Decorated with mission style furniture, the restaurant is located in the dining room of a small hotel that’s...