We all know that it is a very difficult economy out there right now. In fact, one of the key reasons the Democrats lost control of Congress was because of the lack of progress on economic fronts. Yet despite this, upscale restaurants are still crowed. Why are we all still eating out when the economy would suggest that we’d be better off eating at home? This episode explores some of the reasons why eating at upscale restaurants is still a popular activity for so many.