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An increasing number of full-service restaurant chains are acting like quick-service establishments, adding takeout features to serve today's generation weaned on fast food -- consumers looking for a quick, better-than-burger meal to take home.In recent years, takeout has grown significantly, outpacing overall restaurant growth, observers told SN. Last summer, food-service operators took notice when

An increasing number of full-service restaurant chains are acting like quick-service establishments, adding takeout features to serve today's generation weaned on fast food -- consumers looking for a quick, better-than-burger meal to take home.

In recent years, takeout has grown significantly, outpacing overall restaurant growth, observers told SN. Last summer, food-service operators took notice when statistics were released. Casual, sit-down restaurant companies reported takeout was

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