Outlook 2009: New England

Outlook 2009: New England

New England’s restaurateurs face proposals for new taxes by cash-strapped municipalities that could hurt their bottom line and low consumer confidence levels that could hurt the top line. But they are meeting the challenges with a combination of innovation and back-to-basics thinking.

To position operations for growth, restaurateurs also are staying local, they say, whether garnering funding from smaller, community banks, or marketing to customers from close-by neighborhoods. In

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