• The End of ‘Ladies First' Restaurant Service

    1 month ago - By Eater

    In scrapping certain customs, restaurants are redefining what “good manners” means for a new generation You may not think you know classic service standards, but you probably do. Even if you've never worked in a restaurant, spend enough time in upscale establishments and you know the deal: Women are served first, going counter-clockwise around the table, then men are served counter-clockwise. That goes for every step of the service, from how the water is poured to the order in which orders are taken to how plates arrive to the table. The same goes for wine, though the host (the diner who...
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