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Olive Garden tries new off-premise moves

The Darden Restaurants holding is still a no-go on small-order delivery, but its catering program is moving within reach of couples.

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

The casual-dining superpower says it will focus as much on recruiting and keeping employees as it will on drawing customers.

The new customer lures range from free delivery to guaranteed group reservations.

When a New Orleans journalist reached out to an enthusiastic beer blogger and a trend-bucking restaurant owner for an article on restaurants offering better beers, little did he know he’d be playing matchmaker.

Prosecco, Moscato, Asti, Cava, Cremant, Sekt and sparkling wines are gaining in popularity among younger drinking-age consumers. These festive frizzantes offer great value, and the holiday season is an ideal time to expand your sparkler selection.

An exclusive look inside the redesigned Tavern on the Green, reopening this month in New York City's Central Park.

Never have sports been so intertwined with the fortunes of the sluggish casual-dining segment, for worse and decidedly better thanks to flat-screen TVs.

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