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November 27, 2015

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Florida Trend's Quote of the Day

"I don't go to lunch to watch TV."

-- Steve Kania, a CPA from Tampa

Television sets are not just for sports bars any more. Restaurants that serve everything from fast food to gourmet fare are setting up flat screens in their dining rooms.

The Fifth, an ultra-modern restaurant and lounge which opened recently in downtown Orlando, has two screens at the bar and two high above diners' tables. Four Rivers' new barbecue restaurants have two TVs apiece in their dining rooms. Many McDonald's restaurants have added TVs, too.

Falling prices are driving the trend, as has the ability to mount flat screen televisions directly onto walls. And since many people now often have their eyes fixed on a screen of some sort, installing them in eateries seems logical to many.

Read more at the Orlando Sentinel.

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