How much do you tip after a meal? A simple question, with so many complicated and potentially controversial answers. Folks have been sounding off about their feelings on tipping over here, and reader Gina took the opportunity to ask a very good question: What about tipping when the owner or the owner's spouse is your server?
This isn't a situation that happens very often, but it does come up in small family-owned restaurants, and so here's how to tip an owner/server, and family. And, dear readers, if you have any a question about tipping protocol, restaurant etiquette, or any other question about conduct relevant to culinary travel, please fire away.
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