New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees shocked by tipping controversy
SAN DIEGO — Drew Brees says he’s amazed his $3 tip on a $74 takeout order last month has become a talking point on national television and the Internet.
The fact that this is even a story being talked about nationally is just ridiculous.
Brees ordered $74 of takeout food at a San Diego restaurant last month, and left a $3 tip. A member of the waitstaff took a photo of the receipt and posted it online, which caused a bunch of people to go ‘God, what a bad tipper’.
IT’S TAKEOUT FOOD. No one is obligated to tip for takeout food. You tip for service. You don’t have to tip for just for picking up food, no matter what the cost.
If anything, the story should have been about how Brees tipped for takeout food, whereas most people don’t.