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Can't keep up with the Crosstown tip-off? Here's a running list of the generous tips

Briana Rice
Cincinnati Enquirer

Nearly a month ago, a crosstown rivalry left the basketball court and entered Greater Cincinnati restaurants.

The Crosstown tip-off" involves alumni and fans of the University of Cincinnati and Xavier University leaving generous tips, totaling more than $1,000 at local restaurants.

Since it has started, fans across the city have left these mega tips almost every day, sometimes multiple times a day. The tips are then to be shared with the entire restaurant staff.

‘Are you (expletive) kidding me?’String of $1,000 tips fueled by pandemic, crosstown rivalry

It all started at Zip's on Jan. 9 but has now reached more than 20 restaurants. If you're having trouble keeping up, here is the running list, as far as we know:

Crosstown tip-off list:

Zip's Cafe on Jan. 9: $1,000 on $54.59 for XU

Keystone Bar & Grill on Jan. 14: $1,001 on $31.80 for UC

Goose and Elder on Jan. 25: $1,002 on $65.73 for XU

Chandler's on Jan. 27: $1,005 on $20.57 for UC

O'Bryon's Bar And Grill - Newport on Jan. 28: $1,006 on $4.10 for UC

Sacred Beast on Jan. 28: $1,007 on $63 for XU

Dead Low Brewing on Jan. 29: $1,010 on on $6.46 for XU

Arnold's Bar and Grill on Jan. 29: $1,008 on $120.91 for UC

Red Feather on Jan. 30: $1,010 on $200.52 for UC

China Gourmet on Jan. 30: $1,010 on $72.44 for UC

Bellevue Bistro on Jan. 31: $1,100 on $61.06 for XU

Skyline Chili Oakley on Jan. 31: $1,015 on $10 for UC

Zip's Cafe on Jan. 31: $1,250 on $29.15 for UC

Incline Public House on Feb. 1: $1,500 on $128.28 for both

The Echo on Feb. 2: $1,500 on $25.87 for XU

JTaps Sports Bar & Grill on Feb. 4: $1690.69 on $3 for UC

R P McMurphy's on Feb. 4: $2,000 on $40 for UC

The Holy Grail Tavern and Grill on Feb. 4: $1,051.37 on $43.78 for UC

Montgomery Inn on Feb. 4: $1,234 on $24.98 for UC

Kirby's in Loveland on Feb. 5: $2,500 for UC

Mio's Pizzeria Pub on Feb. 5: $2,151 on $9.13 for UC

The Schoolhouse Restaurant on Feb. 5: $2,031 for XU

Slatts Pub on Feb. 5: $2,001 for XU

Mr. Pitiful's on Feb. 6: $1,211.92 on $12 for UC

Clutch OTR on Feb. 6: $3,000 on $434.10 for UC

Forno Hyde Park on Feb. 6: $2,021 on $30.85 for XU

The Birch on Feb. 9: $4,525 on $54.98 for XU 

National Exemplar on Feb. 12: $1,200 on $127 for UC

Salem Gardens on Feb. 12: $1,500 on on $46.02 for XU and UC

Maury's Tiny Cove Steak House on Feb. 12: $1,072 for XU

Jersey Mike's in Hyde Park on Feb. 15: $1,025 on $9.34 for UC

Knockback Nats on Feb. 17: $1,000 on $28.22 for UC

The Drinkery on Feb. 17: $1,000 on $34.34 for UC

Embers on Feb. 18: Two bills. $108.77 was left a $3,500 tip, and the other bill for $118.31 was left a $1,500 tip.

Kirby's Sports Grille, Two bills. $1,300 was left on a $29.75 bill and a $1,500 tip was left on a bill for $71.19. The note on one said  "Let's go XU (and UC) nation! Let's get this to the national level."

Veracruz Mexican Grill on Feb. 23: $1,600 on $26.18 for XU 

Big Ash Brewing on Feb. 23: $1,000 on $32.37 for XU

Gabby's Cafe on Feb. 24: $7,000 on a bill for $65.21 for UC

Please email brice@gannett.com to get added to the list.