In the West, operators say they are hoping for the best but preparing for the worst in 2009.California, by far the largest state in the region, is expected to remain a challenging market for restaurants as consumers cut back on discretionary spending and the state continues to enact tough business legislation.Operators say they are focused on what they can control.Pat Kuleto in San Francisco, for example, is the primary owner of seven independent Bay Area restaurants, including the adjacent ...
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