24 Nov '14, 12am

I wrote the "Top 10 Restaurants in #Singapore for Good Service" last year and they still ring true

I wrote the "Top 10 Restaurants in #Singapore for Good Service" last year and they still ring true

The coin has two sides though and I’ve seen customers behave appallingly to staff. And I’ve seen expats and Singaporeans do this, like they’re some tier above the rest of us and can treat people badly just because they’re in a hurry (eek, it’s possible I’ve done this myself after being inflicted with terrible service and being pushed too far over the edge, mea culpa). I believe there’s a historical link to having a house full of staff ready to wait on people hand and foot, and that a server was pretty much the lowest of the low and that’s how they are still treated. Compare this to America for example, where service is rewarded with a tip. Service in America is generally better than anywhere else in the world. Granted, the system is not flawless as tipping is pretty much mandatory so regardless of the service you receive you still have to pay. But the odds are in your favo...

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