A cheat sheet on tipping dos and don'ts
What about 'suggested' tips
Sometimes restaurants, bars and other leisure establishments will include a suggested tip on the bill. But there's no need to feel locked in to paying the suggested gratuity. "If it says 'suggested tip' and it's not included in the total, you are absolutely free not to pay it," said Arabella Bowen, executive editorial director at Fodor's, a division of Random House Inc.