For months this publication has cited the ominous “macroeconomic climate” while reporting dire tidings about commodity and energy inflation, the subprime-mortgage meltdown, a far-reaching credit crunch, and their cumulative suppression of foodservice sales and profits. Yet the sky hasn’t fallen, and most of America’s restaurants still are doing a fairly brisk business. The bellwether behemoth McDonald’s just reported a double-digit rise in same-store sales for February. Starbucks ...
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