Inconspicuous consumption

Halpern, Adena
March 2004
Daily Variety;3/25/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 64, pA3
Trade Publication
From McDonald's to TGI Fridays, Subway to Pizza Hut, the U.S. restaurant chains have stepped up to lend a hand in the fight against the ever expanding waistline in the United States. After being crucified, blamed and in some cases, sued, these eateries and others like them offer everything from Atkins friendly bunless burgers to fruit and yogurt parfaits. With all the hoopla over fast food establishments, has anyone noticed that not so much as a peep, a chirp or momentary flitter has been made against movie theater concessions? The real issue is does anyone even care.


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