Lawyer files complaint over 4 pennies
Have you had your change rounded off - to the dollar, quarter or nickel?
A Manhattan lawyer filed a formal complaint with the New York Department of Consumer Affairs over the four cents change he was shorted.
As the restaurant operator in this Wall Street Journal story says, rounding more often works in the customer's favor.
Are you willing to walk away from a few pennies either way? (via Grub Street)
The Grub Street blog was the winner at Friday night's 2011 James Beard Foundation Broadcast and Journalism Awards in the group blog category. I've added it to my Google Reader. The chef awards are announced tonight at Avery Fisher Hall in ceremony hosted by Tom Colicchio.