NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Stocks in the restaurant sector were mostly in the red Thursday, in line with the session's overall downturn as the latest round of economic reports heightened fears of a stalled recovery.
A few key sector players bucked the trend, however, gaining share value even as the Dow Jones Industrial Average tumbled more than 140 points.
Wendy's Arby's (WEN) shares spent much of Thursday seesawing, but managed to close with a gain of 1%. Earlier this week Wendy's took Top Overall and Top Food honors among mega chains in Zagat's 2010 Fast Food Survey. Industry behemoth McDonald's (MCD) scored for best french fries, best drive-thru, best value menu and best breakfast sandwiches.
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