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Boomers Turn the Tables in the Restaurant Industry

Posted on 05/16/2013 by | Who's News | Comments

Bulletin TodayIn the restaurant business, the conventional wisdom used to be that attracting young adults was the surest road to profit, because people invariably tended to dine out less as they got older. But boomers, an iconoclastic generation that’s refuted so many other age stereotypes, are upending the old equation. A recent study by NPD Group shows that visits to commercial food establishments — both restaurants and “snack” establishments such as coffee shops — by customers 65 and older have grown nearly …

Dining Out On A Diet: How To Save Calories, Money

Posted on 08/15/2012 by | Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthAmericans love to eat out. Of every dollar we spend on food, nearly half — 48 cents — goes to the restaurant industry. (Compare that to 1955, when only 25 cents of every food dollar went toward dining out.) All told, each day Americans shell out a whopping $1.7 billion on meals out, says the National Restaurant Association. Obviously, the restaurant industry is quite happy about this, but the health experts who look at our ever-expanding waistlines are not so …

Restaurant.com Discounts!

Posted on 03/9/2010 by | Archived Contributor | Comments

Money & SavingsToday, AARP announced its latest member discount – and this one is very cool, especially if you need a break from cooking…who isn’t looking for a good deal on an evening out of the house these days? AARP and Restaurant.com have teamed up to bring an exclusive discount to AARP members on the 25,000 daily gift certificate options offered on Restaurant.com – how cool is that?! Check out the new AARP Restaurant Discount Center at www.aarp.org/restaurant for the lowdown. Once …