The Portland Daily Sun has published the third and final installment in their series on take-out tipping.
Q: We use a lot of gift certificates for take-out. If there’s a balance, is it OK to leave it as a tip?
A: Great question. If there’s no fine print stating otherwise, it becomes an in-house policy varying from place to place. Please ask. It would stink for you to just leave a balance that can’t be used toward a tip. No one wins but the house.