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Chain restaurants have been reporting growing sales in the third quarter. But more sales don’t mean more customers.

In fact, industry watchers are noticing that foot traffic to restaurants has been falling in recent months. That’s because as inflation eats into consumers’ budgets, many have been cutting back on their restaurant visits and eating at home more often.

“You’re seeing that dichotomy where you see solid sales numbers, but at the end of the day it’s mostly … because of price increases,” said RJ Hottovy, head of analytical research at, which uses location data

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There’s nothing like the Good Ol’ Days and Yelp fast food searches show we are trying to get back there.
Today, Yelp released its 2023 Trend Forecast Report and with fast food nostalgia searches up 90 percent, the prediction is it will continue to be a big thing in 2023.
The lastest blast from the past came from McDonald’s last month, where they brought back the Halloween Happy Meal buckets from 1986.
This year’s Mickey-D character names: McPunk’n, McGoblin, and McBoo, closely resemble the characters from the 1980’s. The chain is also offering adult Happy Meals, hoping to get those

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It seems that every week in the world of vegan food news is more exciting than the last and this week is no exception. Vegan restaurants are helping you have an easy Thanksgiving with specials that’ll keep you well-fed and out of the kitchen. Califia Farms just released its first vegan whipping cream and tapped celeb chef Carla Hall to show everyone how to use it. Cocomels gets into oat milk-covered caramels this holiday season. Read on for more. 

1Thanksgiving specials galore

As we turn the corner toward Thanksgiving, the thought of cooking a full vegan family meal might

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NASHUA, NH — Wondering what there is to do in the Nashua area this week? Patch has you covered with several events and happenings taking place this week throughout Nashua. Here are some events taking place in town this week.

Featured Event: Parenting in the Digital Dystopia, with Author and Psychologist Dr. Loretta L.C. Brady

  • When: Wednesday, November 16th at 7:00 p.m.
  • Where: Nashua Public Library
  • What: In a world increasingly dominated by technology, parents are often left wondering how to best guide their children through its many potential pitfalls. Dr. Loretta L.C. Brady’s new book, Technology Touchpoints, Parenting in
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PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — When Pace & Blossom officially launched at 36th and Market Streets in October, the line stretched down the block and around the corner for the opening day deal of a $1 Bento Box.

The Bento is a big part of the restaurant’s lunch menu, focused on good food made fast. You can choose from four proteins, like Karaage chicken or hamburger, and it’s served with a side salad, Californian roll and house-made gyozas.

Chef Nori Yasutake, an award-winning sushi master, helped develop the Japanese fusion menu.

There are also veggie spring rolls, salt -baked wings, and a

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