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Old 08-01-2008, 02:28 PM   #41
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I have never seen a Steak and Ale either. Steak and Shake we have! LOL. Bennigans is one of a handful of restaurants with that same feel and look about them, and I think they were just the worst of the bunch. Them changing up the menu and trying new looks and new things in the last days to me would have been an indicator of problems.

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Old 08-01-2008, 03:14 PM   #42
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LOL geebs, and I was thinking I was apolitical..maybe I should reevaluate that self perception

I am unfamiliar with Bennigans and Steak and Ale. The article implied they were better, or a step up, than something like Applebee's.

The article also said a growing number of companies are chosing to liquidate rather than restructure in bankruptcy.

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Old 08-01-2008, 03:37 PM   #43
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. Steak and Shake we have! LOL.
mmm lucky! I wish we had those around

and yep Bennigans was pretty dreadful.... Here we seem to be innudated with Applebees which are my least favorite of the type
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Old 08-01-2008, 06:33 PM   #44
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We had a Bennigans for about 2 years near our old house.
They built FAST on a strip with every other cookie cutter supposedly not fast food restaurant.... Applebee's, Chili's, Friday's, Outback (I do like that one), Olive Garden... a few others.
It closed up before even all the economic issues. I figure they drowned in the sea of mediocrity....

Not that there's anything wrong with that.....
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