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THE AMERICAN ART OF EATING OUT

* How often each week do we opt for a restaurant or take-out meal instead of our own home cooking? Below are findings from major cities across the country, out of a possible 14 lunches and dinners.

City Meals Out Per Week

Houston 9.31

Dallas 9.00

New York City 8.44

Los Angeles 8.01

New Orleans 7.68

Boston 7.33

Philadelphia 7.15

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