PITTSBURGH Fifty-unit barbecue chain Damon’s Grill has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, just days after its sister brand, Max & Erma’s, did the same. Both restaurant chains are owned by G&R Acquisitions Inc., led by Pittsburgh-based developer Gary Reinert Sr., and both are based in Columbus, Ohio. The financial dealings of Damon’s and Max & Erma’s are intertwined, as Damon’s equity has been used as collateral for a loan to Max & Erma’s, which was in default last ...

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