Perhaps Chastened By Last Week's Tip Furor, Laguna Hills Diner Leaves 84 Percent Tip

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Remember the international furor last week created by the person who allegedly left a 1 percent tip (and a nasty note about finding a real job) on a bill worth more than $100 at True Food Kitchen in Newport Beach? Well, of course, that turned out to be a fake, but not before igniting a huge debate over tips and waitstaff compensation in the United States.

The story must have touched the heart of another wealthy restaurant patron in Orange County, though, because last Thursday, some kind soul left a $100 tip on a $119 bill at Break of Dawn in Laguna Hills--and unlike the previous receipt, which was bogus, this one is 100% legit.

Whoever you are, 84 Percent Tipper, you have made your server very, very happy... and kindled a flicker of hope for the human race in my hard, jaded, bitter heart.

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Im just a little curious about what kind of "Service" they provide over there at Break of Dawn?

Was it Vietnamese coffee house night?

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No, a slightly overrated/priced spot that is mainly praised for being in OC. Geat for $15+ breakfasts.


Once upon a long time ago I cracked on him (Chef Dee) for the cost of a breakfast of Portuguese sausage and eggs and he wrote me back a well penned, thoughtful response.  Showing that not only is he a talented chef but also one with dignity and class... IE he didn't go all Jason Quinn on me...

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