CHICAGO As the ongoing economic slump threatens future alcohol beverage sales, restaurateurs are working to give guests a reason to toast with wines, beers and spirits. According to Technomic Inc., total industry alcohol sales are projected to fall 2.5 percent in 2010, with fine dining taking the hardest hit as sales in the segment tumble 10.4 percent.In response, restaurant operators have started to offer higher-end beers and expanded wine lists to draw guests to bar items even while they ...
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