red lobster & olive garden*Back in the day, there were restaurants that were favorites for upscale dining.

Folks got dressed up and looked forward to this special night and men always chose these select restaurants if they wanted to show their date they love them or…well…for other reasons.

But now that society has gone “casual” on nearly everything, these restaurants have transformed with the times.

But there are many more options for casual dining and the old favorites have gone by the wayside as many more casual options have sprung up over the years. (more…)