It’s been said that business people all keep score on the bottom line. But scorekeepers in the restaurant business also watch such lines as those recording same-store sales, prime costs and gross profits.It’s also said there can be no bottom line without a viable top line. Indeed, fixed costs and margin necessities demand that minimal revenue hurdles be leaped with regularity.Still, the bottom line is where business people live or die, and that’s true even for part-time tree huggers and ...

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