CHICAGO Stir Crazy Fresh Asian Grill, the 14-unit Asian casual-dining chain, and Flat Top Grill, the 14-unit Asian fast-casual chain, will merge Friday under a new parent, Flat Out Crazy LLC, which will be a $60 million-plus restaurant company. Terms of the deal between Stir Crazy’s parent, the Cincinnati-based private-equity firm the Walnut Group, and Flat Top’s parent, Oak Park, Ill.-based Happy Valley Corp., were not disclosed. Both chains will remain separate and individual growth ...

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