“higher end” quick chains like Chipotle and Panera, saw the biggest declines, at 9% $CMG $PNRA #inflation

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More people are choosing to brown-bag their midday meal instead of eating lunch in a restaurant as menu prices rise, research firm NPD Group said Tuesday. Lunch, which accounts for a third of restaurant traffic, has seen steep declines over the last six months, NPD said. In the three months that ended in June, lunch visits…