TipsForJesus Made Working on Christmas Eve Suck a Lot Less

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TipsForJesus has been spreading the wealth amongst a nation of waitstaff for about four months now, but for Jesus’ birthday TFJ went all out. The anonymous tipping entity spent Christmas making spirits bright with a string of eight exorbitant tips documented on the @tipsforjesus Instagram. TipsForJesus then encouraged others to follow in their generous tipping footsteps by launching #ProjectChristmasEve. The project, launched via TipsForJesus’ Instagram, encouraged anyone dining out during the holidays to make waiters’ shifts worth their while with some super lavish tips.

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TipsForJesus dropped $1,500 at a Tuscon restaurant on Christmas eve and $500 on a $30 bill in Pasadena. The anonymous tipper even left a mind-blowing 4000% tip at an IHOP in L.A. on a $2 bill. Average diners joined the giving spree under the Project Christmas Eve hashtag, with a 50% gratuity left in Miami, and 800% in Newhall, California. Looks like TipsForJesus is so generous they’ll even share the credit for their awesome tipping.

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And here’s some other stuff we loved today:

If you’ve got some time to kill on your Christmas vacation, try isolating some strawberry DNA in rum. [Grubstreet]

Just as you suspected, that waiter was talking about you. Here’s what he was saying. [Gawker]

McDonald’s is putting its pathetically entertaining employee website out of its misery. Boo. [AdAge]

Eddie Huang continues his Fresh Off the Boat food journey and takes London for a spin. [Vice]

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