Wednesday, September 5, 2012

What Restaurants Know (About You)

Craig, Susanne. "What Restaurants Know (About You)." The New York Times, September 4, 2012.

From the article: "Increasingly, restaurants are recording whether you are a regular, a first-timer, someone who lives close by or a friend of the owner or manager. They archive where you like to sit, when you will celebrate a special occasion and whether you prefer your butter soft or hard, Pepsi over Coca-Cola or sparkling over still water. In many cases, they can trace your past performance as a diner; how much you ordered, tipped and whether you were a “camper” who lingered at the table long after dessert." Read more