Tipping Point

Bourgon, Lyndsie
March 2015
Avenue: Calgary;Mar2015, p132
The article focuses on the trend of tipping in Calgary's restaurants. It mentions about the tipping system at Smoke 'N Water restaurant in Parksville, British Columbia. Warren Flemming, a former beverage manager at Hotel Arts' Yellow Door Bistro, states that the price of the food is too closely linked with tipping to consider changing the system.


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