We Can Pay More For a Dinner Out
The Restaurant Association surveyed 2,000 restaurant operators last week and is urging Congress against increasing the federal minimum wage. Having asked only themselves, these bozos warned that restaurants would suffer from a fast-tracked wage boost amid the coronavirus pandemic. So now that’s a pandemic issue. They fought against it for the 20 years before we had that excuse because they simply do not want to pay wait and kitchen staff a living wage.
No one asked me. I was not informed
Nor did the survey ask anyone who would really matter, such as a customer. Fortunately, this shortcoming will not remain unresolved, because I am a customer. Not only am I a customer, but I have an opinion—which will come as no surprise to those who know me well—because I always have an opinion. Dinner for two in this day and age, other than the fast-food joints, will run you about a hundred bucks. Let’s say you tip 15% to bring it to $115. (side comment) Waitresses are the best tippers when eating out…