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Del Taco’s sales recover, especially at night

Same-store sales rise on a two-year basis as it recovers its “graveyard” business while breakfast remains a challenge.


5 ways The Cheesecake Factory is bucking the trends

The polished casual brand and its Italian sister, North Italia, are solidly part of casual dining’s rebound. But that doesn’t mean they’re running with the pack.

CEO Ritch Allison said the labor environment for the company’s operators is as bad as it’s been in a long time.

Quick-service concepts have raised prices aggressively and largely abandoned value amid a spike in demand. That strategy carries some risks coming out of the pandemic.

More people are traveling for vacations, but business travel remains muted. That could change this summer, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

Platinum Corral permanently closed 16 of its 28 units. It is the second large franchisee of the buffet chain to seek debt protection since the start of the pandemic.

Sales trends have convinced One Group Hospitality that customers are about to pack dining rooms to indulge their pent-up demand for dining out.

Everywhere else, comps are solidly in positive territory.

A quick look at how small-cap restaurant companies are faring.

After rescuing the company at the last minute, he now embarks on an uncertain service style change. RB’s The Bottom Line explains why the investor has a lot riding on this move.

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