04/16/2012 02:32 pm ET Updated Apr 17, 2012

5 Signs You've Picked A Bad Restaurant

By Alex Vallis, Digital Features Editor, Food & Wine

You'll be confronted with a whirlwind of new and unfamiliar dining options hungry for business. Burgers and meatballs will fly, but keep alert and you can avoid the most tragic meals. Here's when to back away.

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Signs Of A Bad Restaurant