What are you up to New Year's Eve? If you're like 22% of Americans, the answer is either getting take out or ordering delivery so you can watch that ball drop from the privacy of your own couch. 20% of Americans will put on actual pants and go out into the world of restaurants and bars to celebrate. All told, a survey by the National Restaurant Association reports that 100 million Americans will pay someone else to cook for them on New Year's Eve or New Year's Day, which is to say quite a few people. Happy 2012, restaurants.
Restaurants to Serve 100 Million Over New Year's
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