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Study: Maggiano's Is Favorite Casual-Dining Chain

Maggiano’s is the nation’s favorite casual-dining restaurant chain, according to a recent study by Market Force Information, a worldwide leader in customer intelligence solutions. Specializing in family-style Italian cuisine, the restaurant chain just edged out Pappadeaux, which ranked second, followed by Cheesecake Factory, Bonefish Grill, and P.

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Courtesy of Smokey Bones Bar & Fire Grill

Casual Dining Makeover

“How do you go from $113 per head at Morton’s Steak House to $18 per head at Smokey Bones Bar & Fire Grill?” That’s the question Christopher J. Artinian—who became president and CEO of Smokey Bones Bar & Fire Grill last summer after serving in the same capacity at Morton’s Restaurant Group—hears frequently.

Bennigan's Opens its 2nd Veracruz Restaurant in Boca del Rio in Mexico

Bennigan’s, one of the most iconic American restaurant brands, opened its second location in the State of Veracruz on March 22. The chef-driven neighborhood restaurant chain renowned for its generous portions, innovative drinks, and Irish hospitality is now serving its unique American fare to guests in the new Centro Comercial El Dorado Plaza on the Marina in Boca del Rio.