Oh, gosh, that is so different
that what Tim Winship blog that's linked on the FlyerTalk landing page originally said:
He originally said in there:
The earning rate will be 30 Elevate points for every $1 spent, but that will be doubled to 60 points per $1 through February 28 as a launch promotion.
I was wondering what sort of inflated currency Elvevate must be if they could afford giving 60 Elevate points per $ spent on dining. But now it seems that Tim's math was a factor of 10 off. (Which is understandable, given the confusing nature of how they explain it, as the cashback being coverted, rather than ever explaning direclty how many points you earn per dining $ spent.)
And (if that article was correct about the other point) it's also exclusive of tax and tip (but based on "averages", not on actual tax and tip!).
EDITED TO ADD: TIm corrected his page after I notified him about the correct earning rate.
So this doesn't seem that great a deal compared to RN (unless it's very specifically VX points you want).
It works by registering credit cards. And MOGL is a different company than RN. So what would happen if you registered one card with both RN and MOGL and ate at a restaurant that participaes in both. (And yes, there are restaurants in California* that participate in both!)
(*At this point, MOGL only has restaurants in California, and even then only a few areas of California.)