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Darden Restaurants dominated TripAdvisor’s list of the best-reviewed small and medium-sized chains.

President Barry McGowan will take over the top role at the Brazilian steakhouse chain months after it was acquired by Rhone Capital.

The Italian chain posted a same-store sales increase of 3.5% for Q2, but Cheddar’s continued to underperform for the chains’ parent, Darden Restaurants.

Operators are revamping beverages—both with and without alcohol—to spread warmth this season.