Dinner and a movie continues to expand

In past issues, we have covered the nascent eatertainment trend in the movie industry of offering dinner and a movie or combining cinemas with restaurants. The National Association of Theatre Owners estimates there are now 400 theaters that offer restaurant and bar service. Patrick Corcoran, director of media and research, says, "They are part of a trend, high-end and otherwise, to capture the 'dinner and a movie' crowd that used to go elsewhere for the dinner part."

Our previous articles that discussed cinema eatertainment: