Del Frisco’s to buy owner of Barcelona and Bartaco for $325M
The deal for Barteca Restaurant Group gives the casual-dining operator two growth chains.
Turnaround report: Ruby Tuesday opts for research and croutons; Friendly’s tries a drive-thru; Del Frisco’s chews on ops
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