While consumers are filling restaurant tables at pre-recession levels, they haven’t necessarily opened their wallets as freely according to a mid-2015 trend analysis from research firm Technomic.
"Midscale dining is doing better but must keep reinventing and innovating to continue this path," says Joe Pawlak, senior v.p. at Technomic. "Fine dining has bounced back. Meanwhile, limited-service restaurants, especially fast-casual concepts, continue to bite into the casual-dining ma