Restaurant sales have been on the rise – consumers are spending more dining out more than at the grocery store. But must all good things come to an end?

Could the Election be a cause for concern for restaurants and consumers alike?

Executives of restaurant chains are blaming the uncertainty over the election on their decline in sales. The political climate, it seems, is causing lower than average consumer spending.

Turns out this distraction doesn’t end on Election Day…

… We took a look at the sales of some of our restaurants for the day after Election Day in 2012 and what we found was kind of surprising.

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In a perfect world, Theresa would spend her days reading good books and writing all the time... and she'd own all the shoes her heart desired. When she's not on the hunt for shoes, you can find this Rhode Island transplant on the hunt for food that comes close to "Long Island". Her favorite? Caffe Dolce Vita in Providence's historic Federal Hill.