Look, my lady and I don't have much money, Portland restaurant servers, so if it is the rare occasion that we're dinning out at a "nice" eatery where you work, would it kill you to not bring the bill while we're still eating? When did this basic tenet of service, that as a server you wait until the diner is done eating to present the bill, go away? We aren't slow eaters; can we at least have the suspension of disbelief that we aren't poor and have other worries continued for the time we're paying to be there? The worst is you always present it with a hurried, "No rush, take your time" as you slap the bill down. If there's no rush, why don't YOU wait. And yeah, we've both served, so we know what we're talking about.