There may have been years when running a restaurant was easy, but you'd have to go way back to find them. As expected, last year was another roller coaster ride with plenty of chills and thrills.
The economy, like a third-rate marathon runner, gasped for air month after month as the threat of war eventually exploded into the real thing. A dictator got his comeuppance, but fears of terrorism have not faded and are not likely to in this lifetime. Add to that obesity lawsuits, an Atkins-