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Saltgrass Steak House

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Saltgrass Steak House

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The roadhouse-themed chain serving Southwest favorites touts its focus on hospitality

Combines a historic Texas atmosphere with a menu of Old Southwest favorites

The steak category grew sales by 2.9%, to $11.2 billion, and units by 0.7%, to 2,767.

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The parent of the Ruth’s Chris chain is getting less than $500,000 per restaurant, a deep discount from the $94 million it paid for the concepts.