New Yorkers Weigh In on Restaurant Tipping

We hit the streets of New York City to ask regular folks why and how they tip at restaurants.

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Inspired by The Root's recent survey on tipping habits at restaurants, we hit the streets of New York City to ask regular folks how and why they tip. Here's what they had to say.

Check out our survey results, and read a firsthand account about tipping from the viewpoint of a former waiter at Check, Please: Black Folks and Tipping.

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