There are few occasions more enjoyable than going out to dinner. Sitting around a table with family and friends, enjoying cold drinks, warm food, and casual conversation. Americans LOVE to eat out, and now that social distancing restrictions have mostly been lifted and life has returned to a state of relative normalcy, the idea of patronizing our favorite establishments is at the very top of the list of things to enjoy once again. We’re not here to dissect menus, appetites, or even your Friday night plans. However, casual dining has a distinct advantage over fine dining, and we’ve amassed a shortlist of the reasons why.