still a topic on my mind… if i order a large pizza for $16 vs a small steak for $20, where did we get this notion that the tip is more for the steak? when did the idea become about a flat percent instead of a flat amount, if anything? should it be thought of as the type of place? in theory at a fancy place the servers are getting paid more so should they get a smaller tip and those working at smaller mom and pop places should get more since their margin of profit is smaller? i still hate the idea of this American idea. good thing businesses are getting a tax cut. now we can let them pay their workers more and just stop tipping right?