A restaurant in NYC has recently made news for doing something that most Americans and Canadians would find shocking. Going against North American restaurant norms, Sushi Yasuda has banned tipping. The restaurant compensates by paying their staff higher wages and making the menu slightly more expensive, as is done in Japan. The owner says service has not declined, and clientele enjoy not having to factor in tips at the end of the meal. (via Emily Dickinson)

A restaurant in NYC has recently made news for doing something that most Americans and Canadians would find shocking. Going against North American restaurant norms, Sushi Yasuda has banned tipping. The restaurant compensates by paying their staff higher wages and making the menu slightly more expensive, as is done in Japan. The owner says service has not declined, and clientele enjoy not having to factor in tips at the end of the meal. (via Emily Dickinson)