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gungadin Jul 2, 2007 03:51 AM

Smallish town ( Cincinnati) girl coming to NYC.Read somewhere that you are supposed to tip the host/hostess for a good table. Really? Also, do you reserve for every restaurant. Not talking the Babbo style places here--but we can't afford those this time. Just good neighborhood restaurants --mostly UES .

  1. k
    KTinNYC Jul 2, 2007 08:37 AM

    No never tip, "for a good table".

    1. b
      berna Jul 2, 2007 04:25 AM

      It is not customary to tip a hostess unless they have gone above and beyond to get you seated. As for reservations, unless you want to eat real early or late, it would be a good idea.

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