“But one has to wonder: How does an industry that encourages its customers to maximize consumption stay in business?” The Hustle on the economics of all-you-can-eat buffets. Is it possible to out-eat the price you pay for a buffet? (Short answer: Oh hell yes. I’m pretty sure my name is on a Sizzler watch list.)

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