TONED DOWN: Sports are still a big focus for Damon's, but not so in-your-face these days. SELLOFF: Selling stores has helped retire debt. CHIEF: CEO Howard inherited a debt-laden operation. Maui Salmon Baby Back Ribs The restaurant business is alive and well. Industry sales are expected to reach a record $537 billion this year, according to the National Restaurant Association. That's a full five percent increase over 2006 sales. In fact,even recent downturns in the ...

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