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Restaurants Struggle To Keep Customers

The recent bankruptcy of the Bennigan's and Steak & Ale chains is one symptom of the struggle that casual dining establishments are facing during the economic downturn.

What are these restaurants doing to keep their customer base?

T.G.I. Friday's: If you like something on the walls, go on and take it

Outback Steakhouse: No longer charging customers to see the menu

Chili's: Unlimited napkins before 4:30 p.m.

Cheesecake Factory: Health insurance coverage extended to customers dining there three or more times a week

Olive Garden: Has stopped forcing diners to constantly smile, laugh, and eat endless pasta

Applebee's: To warm the hearts of its patrons, every night at each franchise a troupe of young actors sits at an extra-long table and plays a defeated, but still proud, local high school sports team

Abuelo's Mexican Food Embassy: Finally accepting the many asylum requests from desperate Chi-Chi's refugees

Cracker Barrel: Now serves homosexuals

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