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Advice Guy: RB’s operations expert says it’s OK to write off research meals. But expensing date night is a no-no.

Reality Check: A number of mature restaurant chains are out to prove that age is just a number.

State of the Plate: Once shunned by carb-cutters, bread baskets, baguettes, rolls and other yeast-raised items —especially higher-quality baked goods —are proving to be a hit with customers.

February’s most popular items lean towards crispy, cheesy, creamy foods, finds Technomic.