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I’ve started to become a big believer in value for the money. Let me give an example of what I mean. Last week, I went to dinner with my friend, Nestor. We ended up at California Pizza Kitchen (It’s very middle of the road, and we often wind up there when we can’t agree on a place to go.) which is a perfectly serviceable place. You’d never think of CPK as extravagant, but by the time they brought the bill, we’d somehow run up a $50 tab before leaving a tip. I waited tables for years, so that makes me at the very least a knee-jerk 20% minimum tipper, so add at least another $10 to the total. Just looking at it from a value perspective, I just don’t think the meal we got was anywhere approaching something worth $50 (plus tip).

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