Originally Posted by bingybear
I think most restaurants will track bills the way you want if you ask up front. I don't care to track each penny. But I'm not real thrilled when most of the other's bills are 3 times or more what mine is individually. Between over eating (or ordering) and lots of alcohol it is easy to hit 3 X or more.
But then we don't eat out often... even when it is just us.
I remember back in the days of after w*rk happy hours. To protect against the imbalance of folks that consumed much, a co-w*rker would order a carry out. I suppose that was a way of making sure her stuff was billed separately if the group decided to just divide the other food and drinks.