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New Survey Details America’s Worst Family Restaurants
 
A new survey details the worst franchised family restaurants in America.  The good news - none of them have locations in the Twin Ports - however you may encounter them as you "hit the open road" this summer.
 
As a restaurant category, family restaurants promise a lot of things to differen…
Hooters-Style Restaurants Thrive Despite The Bad Economy
Financial watchers are divided on how restaurants fare during a downturn in the economy.  Some schools say that the food and restaurant industry is "bullet proof" - and that food is a necessity;  Others say that going out to eat at a restaurant is a "disposable p…
Food Snobs Rejoice: Taco Bell Goes Upscale
Avocados.  Grilled chicken.  Steak.  Black Beans.   Taco Bell has new menu options for their customers.  Their new Cantina Menu is ready to roll out to locations nationwide next month.
Taco Bell has been market testing the new menu items since January, and a national rol…
Subway Introduces Doritos Nachos
Following the successful Taco Bell-Doritos partnership that brought us a taco shell made out of everyone's favorite nacho chip - Subway is following suit with their OWN creation:  Doritos Nachos.
96% Of Restaurants Exceed USDA Daily Limits
I guess we all realize this - but - here's evidence:  an 18-month study of the nation's chain restaurants show that 96% of the meals served exceed the daily limits for fat, sodium, and calories as dictated by the United States Department Of Agriculture.   This information co…
How To Decipher Restaurant Menu’s
Menu's.  Every restaurant has one and every one is different in it's own way.  All of them have been created with some thought behind them to get you to maximize your transaction potential.  So how are you - the customer - supposed to navigate the variety of options...
Olive Garden Serves 10 Year Old Rum By Accident
You might want to double-check that "kiddie cocktail";  A 10-year old Indianapolis boy was hospitalized over the weekend after being served rum in his drink at an Olive Garden.
According to police, the boy had ordered a non-alcoholic wildberry frullato daiquiri for children but…
Panera Bread’s Pay What You Want System Works
It's an interesting experiment for a business model.  Two years ago, the Panera Bread Company opened a cafe in Missouri - that didn't "charge" for the food you ordered;  Instead, customers were prompted to pay what they wanted to for the food - after being given…

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