Eating Out at U.S. Steakhouses Erratic

Eating Out at U.S. Steakhouses Erratic

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This year “definitely has been more bumpy,” for the more than 100 fine-dining establishments owned by Landry’s Inc., which took Morton’s Restaurant Group Inc. private in February and also owns Vic & Anthony’s and Brenner’s steakhouses. While same-store sales are positive, they’re not “near the growth of last year,” Chief Executive Officer Tilman J. Fertitta said in an interview.