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On Black Saturday

2009_02_blackt.jpgBecause it takes away a potential weekday boom, restaurateurs usually cringe when Valentine's Day falls on a Saturday (as opposed to say a Wednesday). But this year is different: "Some, including Salt Creek Grille, are also getting a double whammy boost for the weekend — as reservations spill over to Friday and Sunday. The demand for tables is encouraging operators hit hard by the recession. 'Everybody's sales are down — unless you're McDonald's ... I'll take what we can get these days.'" [OCR]