While the rest of the country’s knees are quaking from murmurs of a recession, I’ve often heard people in D.C.’s service industry say that this city is recession proof. At least when it comes to their tips. It’s a wealthy city (at least where the majority of the restaurants are located), the government isn’t going anywhere, and the place overflows with expense accounts. But the Post ran a slightly disturbing piece today of how chefs (although not across the board) are feeling the hit in their food costs and even in their sales. So I’d like to hear from servers. Are you feeling the pinch yet, or is it not trickling down?

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