As the recession lingers, the types of deals prompting consumers to eat out at restaurants are changing, according to new data from The NPD Group.Once content to nab a fast-food double cheeseburger for a dollar, a daily special at a discount or a downsized entrée at a reduced price, cash-strapped consumers are now looking for high-quality, full-sized meals for little or nothing. As a result, daily specials, dollar menus and discount-priced menu items, once the main drivers of deal growth, ...
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