The Most Popular Restaurant on Valentine's Day

Using Google search trends to approximate the last-minute decision-making of nervous V-Day couples, a report by a search engine consulting firm called Everspark Interactive reveals that right around 5pm Eastern time on Valentine's Day, the most popular restaurant searches are...

  1. Olive Garden
  2. Red Lobster
  3. Applebee's
  4. Outback
  5. Outback Steakhouse
  6. Outback Steakhouse coupons
  7. Outback Steakhouse menu
  8. Chili's
  9. Macaroni Grill

Francis Lam writes,"Darling, you know I love you. I have always loved you. And after all these years, looking into your eyes still drives me wild with desire. Will you pass me your Never Ending Pasta Bowl?"

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Derek Thompson is a senior editor at The Atlantic, where he writes about economics, labor markets, and the entertainment business.

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