Restaurants No Longer Using Coins?
By an edhat reader
Twice this year I have paid cash at a restaurant for a meal, and been given “change” rounded down to the nearest dollar. It wasn’t a mistake: the servers explained in both cases — at Los Arroyos in Goleta, and Trattoria Vittoria — that the restaurant didn’t deal with coins anymore.
Is this now how eating and drinking establishments operate? I ordinarily pay by credit card. This may have become the norm with cash without my knowing!