Restaurants are looking for strategies to bring in diners during tough economic times, and this one is literal. If you live in the greater Boston area, Fleming's steakhouse will now pick you up at your house in a Mercedes Crossover and drive you home again after your meal.
With the weather getting nastier and cab fare getting scarcer, this could be an appealing option, sort of like the reverse of getting food delivered to your door. It's also great for those who like to liberally sample those big steakhouse reds.
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