Rue 69 is likely to confirm what French diners already know, the title is "7 serving tips to increase the bill".
A few examples:
Alexia, a waitress in a "chic brasserie", told the
website: "I serve the water regularly so the bottle is finished bang in
the middle of the meal, then I suggest another bottle. Almost always,
the customer orders."
Another trick of the restaurant trade, says
the report, is serving salty snacks with pre-meal drinks to make
customers thirsty and serving the occasional glass "on the house" to
detain diners at the table if business is slack.
So the next time a waiter offers you a salted peanut........You have been warned.