Benihana Inc., the Miami-based operator of Japanese theme and sushi restaurants, said increased guest traffic drove second-quarter total restaurant sales, which rose 5.6 percent, as well as same-store sales, which increased 6.4 percent company wide. For the quarter ended Oct. 9, restaurant sales totaled $75.8 million, Benihana reported this week. By concept, same-store sales increased 7.7 percent at Benihana Teppanyaki, 5.3 percent at RA Sushi and 0.6 percent at Haru. Because of Hurricane ...

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