NEW YORK Despite recent indications suggesting the beginning of an industry and consumer spending recovery, a new study suggests that consumers still intend to pay less per meal than before, but will probably dine out more this year than last.The study, conducted in late March by turnaround specialist AlixPartners LLP, polled 1,000 respondents nationally and found that consumers expect to pay about $11.60 per meal, which is 4 percent less than the $12.10 they spent per meal a year ago, and ...

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