Dave & Buster's draws about $1.1B bid from Roark Capital (The Wall Street Journal, registration required)
The bid from the Atlanta investment firm came after discussions Dave & Buster's had with another potential buyer broke down.

—Marcella Veneziale

Soaring earnings of Chipotle’s 2 bosses raise investor unease (Dealbook/The New York Times)
Chipotle shareholders are scheduled to vote Thursday on measures related to executive compensation at the company. Some shareholder groups have raised questions about whether the multimillion-dollar pay packages for two executives have gotten out of line.

—Lisa Jennings

Darden lays off more employees at Orlando headquarters (Orlando Sentinel)
Darden Restaurants Inc. confirmed more layoffs Wednesday at its Orlando, Fla., headquarters. The company would not say how many workers were let go. Earlier this year, Darden laid off about 20 employees, and in September it cut 85 corporate positions. Darden would not give a reason for not disclosing the number this time. The layoffs were in "a handful of departments," spokesman Rich Jeffers said.

—Ron Ruggless

How New York City soured on frozen yogurt (Grub Street New York)
The difficulty of differentiation and hitting a saturation point has spurred a decline in frozen yogurt business.

—Marcella Veneziale

As park service culls deer, it helps charities fill bellies (The New York Times)
Authorities in Washington, D.C., are killing two birds with one stone: They're culling the deer population in Rock Creek Park and providing wholesome venison to the local food bank.

—Bret Thorn