Americans’ Spending on Dining Out Just Overtook Grocery Sales for the First Time Ever
Do the staff at your local Mickey D’s know you and your children by name? Is there a seat at KFC that has your name on it? Spending at restaurants overtook spending at grocery stores in March 2015 for the first time ever, according to Commerce Department data from 1992. Why is this a problem? Studies have shown we consume more calories when we eat out — and not just when we’re eating fast food. Even dinner at an expensive restaurant usually has more fat, salt and sugar than home cooked meals. For more information click here. For interesting recipes click here.