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Restaurant Industry Faces Both A Golden Age And Recession06:34
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An Applebee's restaurant in New York City. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
An Applebee's restaurant in New York City. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
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Americans now spend more money eating out than they do at grocery stores, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. But many restaurants are actually struggling. High-end and low-end restaurants are booming, but those in the middle like Applebee's are not doing well.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Derek Thompson (@DKThomp) of The Atlantic about what's happening.

This segment aired on June 26, 2017.

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