Restaurant operators should prepare for another year of “economic chicken” in 2013, with consumers reluctant to spend until the job outlook improves and employers unwilling to hire until household spending increases. So concludes the 2013 Restaurant Industry Forecast released this week by the National Restaurant Association, which paints a still-clouded picture of U.S. consumer sentiment about the economy. Despite ongoing improvement, the U.S. economy has only recovered ...

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