A quest for quality sausage to serve the truckers who filled his 12-stool, 24-hour-a-day steakhouse in southeast Ohio led Bob Evans — pictured in 2003 in front of his restaurant in Rio Grande, Ohio — to create the restaurant chain that bears his name. On Monday, the New Albany, Ohio-based chain announced the closing of 27 restaurants. Evans died in 2007 at age 89.
A quest for quality sausage to serve the truckers who filled his 12-stool, 24-hour-a-day steakhouse in southeast Ohio led Bob Evans — pictured in 2003 in front of his restaurant in Rio Grande, Ohio — to create the restaurant chain that bears his name. On Monday, the New Albany, Ohio-based chain announced the closing of 27 restaurants. Evans died in 2007 at age 89. File photo by Terry Gilliam The Associated Press
A quest for quality sausage to serve the truckers who filled his 12-stool, 24-hour-a-day steakhouse in southeast Ohio led Bob Evans — pictured in 2003 in front of his restaurant in Rio Grande, Ohio — to create the restaurant chain that bears his name. On Monday, the New Albany, Ohio-based chain announced the closing of 27 restaurants. Evans died in 2007 at age 89. File photo by Terry Gilliam The Associated Press

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April 25, 2016 12:11 PM