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Norman Brinker dies

Yes, that Brinker. The Brinker of Macaroni Grill, Chili’s Grill and Bar, Maggiano’s and others. The founder of Steak and Ale and Bennigans.

Here’s his biography, from Restaurant News:

http://www.nrn.com/breakingNews.aspx?id=368050

And a tributes page:

http://www.nrn.com/breakingNews.aspx?id=368108

Here’s a raised glass of ale to you, Norman. In some ways you over-homogonized ethnic cuisine, but in other ways, you were a dining pioneer. And you made those ethnic cultures accessable to the masses. That ain’t so bad.

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