Tag Archives: T.G.I. Friday’s

• TGI Friday’s fined $500,000 for passing off cheap liquor as good stuff

TGI Friday’s fined $500,000 for passing off cheap liquor as good stuff

The owners of eight T.G.I. Friday’s restaurants around New Jersey have agreed to pay $500,000 to settle claims the outlets duped customers by selling cheap liquor and even non-spirits while claiming it was premium liquor. The Briad Group, a franchisee based in Livingston, agreed not to contest the charges and will pay $400,000 for the […]

• Operation Swill: 29 bars charged with selling cheap liquor as premium

Operation Swill: 29 bars charged with selling cheap liquor as premium

TRENTON — It’s one of the oldest tricks in the book: Secretly pour some cheap whiskey into a bottle that once held high-grade liquor and charge customers top dollar for a glass. State alcohol enforcement officials say they believe it’s been happening across New Jersey in bars of all kinds — fancy joints, neighborhood dives […]