Flamin’ Hot Cheetos pop-up restaurant will feature burritos, wings, and milkshakes  

Flamin’ Hot Cheetos is an acquired taste that some people just seem to love beyond reasonable comprehension. (One of our writers even tried to make Cheetos ranch dressing, cheesecake, and corn dogs). The Flamin’ Hot Cheetos love is so strong that Cheetos announces in a press release this week that it’s teaming up with…

Ask The Salty Waitress: I need an exemption from this restaurant’s cell-phone ban

Dear Salty, I’ve heard of more restaurants banning cell phones at their tables and in fact, a restaurant my wife and I like just started doing this. There’s now a sign near the front door and a small note on the menu that says, “We respectfully ask guests not to use phones for texting or calls during meals. Please…

“Toilets Of Boston” Instagram account reviews pee receptacles in city’s restaurants

We all have our preferences when it comes to restaurant bathrooms. Me, I like the option to choose between those supersonic hand-dryers and standard paper towels. I like a full-length mirror so I can check whether I’ve sat on my food (this happens more often than one would expect). Nice-scented soap is a bonus.…

Ask The Salty Waitress: Should I tip differently in states where servers make minimum wage?

Hey Salty, I live in Oregon, where restaurant servers, by law, are paid minimum wage. In Oregon, minimum wage is $10.25 per hour. Do customers in Oregon need to tip? I totally get it in states where it’s legal to pay servers less than minimum wage (which I think is freaking outrageous, by the way). But what’s up with…