More Americans are eating out instead of buying groceries

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HOUSTON, TX - Where do you get your daily bread? Until now, most Americans favored a trip to the grocery store over eating out at restaurants. Well, pass the menu and hold the shopping cart.

Thanks to the Millennial generation, for the first time ever, since 1992 anyway, Commerce Department Data says people are spending more from the booth than down the aisle. They're ditching the brown bag for the doggy bag. T

he Restaurant Association says, millennials view dining out as a "social event" savoring fast food and pizza over high-end dining and a home-cooked meal.

Wal-Mart, Target, and Costco, aren't included in the results, since the commerce department classifies them as 'general merchandise retailers.' Regardless, if you're trading the dining room table for a restaurant booth, try to remember one thing. You really are what you eat.


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