Here at the Pundit, we work hard to keep you ahead of the game. Several weeks ago, we ran T.G.I. Friday’s Weighs In On Obesity to discuss whether a Friday’s initiative to offer smaller portions could work and, if so, what the implications for health and fresh produce might be.
Now the New York Times Sunday business section ran a front page story on the same issue entitled Will Diners Still Swallow This? Make sure you watch the video.
The comeuppance: First, even with the reduced-portion size, the meals are not exactly low-calorie, and second, to the extent people are less stuffed, they may be more likely to order a dessert!