Posts Tagged ‘restaurants’

Where to tip, who to tip and how much to tip—it can all be a bit mind-boggling. Although it is entirely up to you to tip what you want and when you want (you may want to tip above and beyond the norm for exceptional service), this guide can help steer you in the right […]

Dining out can be expensive, and it can definitely add up. However, it is one of those expenses that can easily be adjusted, unlike fixed expenses, such as rent or mortgage payments. While completely eliminating restaurant visits isn’t always realistic, there are some simple ways to cut down on your dining out costs. Purchase gift […]

Celebrate your next birthday with one of the many restaurant chains below that offer free food on your birthday. Some offer dessert or appetizers only, whereas others offer entire meals. Firehouse Subs What you can get for free on your birthday: A sub sandwich of your choice IHOP What you can get for free on […]

Celebrate your next birthday with one of the many restaurant chains below that offer free goodies on your birthday. Some offer dessert or appetizers only, whereas others offer entire meals. The following are some of those restaurants, most of which will require signing up for a newsletter or online mailing list in order to qualify: […]

Many people don’t think twice about using their debit card to pay for a restaurant bill. But should you avoid doing so and use an alternative form of payment? A common practice in other countries is for servers to bring portable credit card machines right to the table so that the card never leaves the […]

Are you trying to eat healthier, but sometimes feel discouraged by the higher prices of healthy options? While a lot of healthier food seems to be priced higher than their unhealthier counterparts, eating healthy can actually help to save you money when you look at the long-term. Here are just some of the many ways […]

Although careless grocery store shopping can lead to excessive food spending, eating out is often the culprit. The following are some ways to reduce the amount of money you spend on your next meal out: Have lunch instead of dinner A lot of the same menu items that are offered during dinner hours might still […]

The cost of food is one thing that can quickly add up, and alarmingly so—especially if you have a large family. Recent statistics reveal that the average American family spends almost $8,000 annually on food, which includes grocery shopping, restaurant visits, fast food chains and take-out meals. However, most people spend much more than they […]