TGI Fridays Just Opened a Prototype in Texas That Could Herald the Chain's Future

Reimagined for the 'millennial-minded'

Mention TGI Fridays to its regular customers and they'll have no trouble conjuring an image of the casual-dining chain: dark-wood interiors, kitschy antiques on the walls, plenty of noise and the standard pub grub of mozzarella sticks and strawberry daiquiris. This atmosphere has served the restaurant well for decades now—and why shouldn't it? Isn't TGI Fridays where people go after work to loosen their belts and knock back a few?