A 17% gratuity may be added to all tables of
6 or more and to tables with split checks. The North Caroline Department of Environment, Health and Natural Resources advises that individuals
who suffer from liver disease, alcohol abuse, impaired immune systems (including people with HIV infection and diabetes), leukemia, lymphoma, and other cancers and severe chronic diseases including heart disease, refrain from consuming raw molluscan shellfish (oysters, clams, mussels). According to the FDA, however, appropriate cooking of the shellfish can prevent sickness.