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Outback Steakhouse will open its new Eastland Mall parking lot location Wednesday, Dec. 12.

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The food service industry is a volatile one. Turnover in establishments can approach 100 percent in just a very few years. 2017 was an active year for restaurant openings and closures.

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The entry of Portillo's restaurant into Bloomington-Normal appears to have had an unexpected effect on the marketplace.

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A pizza place, one American/Chinese/Filipino place, and a barbecue place. Those are among the establishments changing on the Bloomington-Normal restaurant scene.

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A Bloomington restaurant whose legal status has been in question is soon to reopen.