10 fading US restaurant chains
These eateries have stumbled over the past decade and may have trouble regaining their footing in a competitive industry.
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All chain restaurants need to check out why they are dying. I just spent 3 weeks in the USA after being out of the country for 2.5 years. After living in Europe for a while, I will probably not eat anywhere where leaving a tip for medium to lesser quality service and food. Texas Roadhouse would be my choice for one to die.
At least at Chipotle I did not have to leave a tip. It's not about being cheap, its about being realistic. Realistically I did not have good service anywhere in 3 weeks that could really justify the tips people receive.
Free market economy at work, people voting with thier diner dollars, there's only so much cholesterol distribution to go 'round
I have worked high volume and low volume concepts... large and small
complicated to guarantee quality. When cost exceeds the norm for
Wow My pops cruised Big boy in the 40's I cruised it in the 60's and 70's Colorado blvd. Glendale California, use to have a lot of fun with the car-hops good looking babes, Friday night cruising the 40 ford coupe was bad to the bone, while listing to "WOLF MAN JACK" by big boy see you in the next world.
Nick L. EHS class of "67"
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