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Meanwhile, over in food-land, our sister site Eater National pins down three of today's big restaurant-trend stories, one of which is about what guys are wearing to dinner these days. Eater cites the Wall Street Journal story that says: ""A majority of the iconic old-school restaurants that once mandated jackets and ties for men have replaced 'required' with 'requested.'" Check out the round-up here. Basically it boils down to this: pretty soon, nice restaurants are going to filled with little kids in plaid shirts and overalls eating hay. [Eater National]