cheesecake factory

Cheesecake Factory Results Weaker Than Expected

Cheesecake Factory shares may be under pressure Thursday following the restaurant chain's weaker-than-expected fiscal fourth-quarter performance. The company earned $22.1 million, or 40 cents per share, for the period ended Jan. 1, down from $29.9 million, or 54 cents per share, a year earlier.

Beyond the Meal, Should You Buy P.F. Chang's Stock?

Asian food is growing in popularity, but casual dining is on a downward slide. Caught in the middle, chain restaurant P.F. Chang's could go either way. Here's a look at a stock that seems promising, but may be a bad bet.

Restaurants turn to coupon promotions

It's a bad sign for restaurants: they're handing out coupons in an effort to lure reticent diners, who are nervous about gas prices, the economy and,...