In the story of Manhattan's Le Pavillon and its irascible manager, a food historian sees the rise and fall of French cuisine in America.
Restaurants can open the 'Doors of Perception', too.
The money might be a little better, but the lewd comments and unwanted advances may have a negative impact on the mental health of waitresses.
Blacks and Hispanics do tip, on average, less than whites. But research shows waiters aren't only motivated by economics when they offer inferior service.