SANTA ANA, CA – JULY 02: Fans packed The Olde Ship British Pub and Restaurant in Santa Ana on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 to watch the U.S. vs. England in the Women’s World Cup semifinal match. (Photo by Leonard Ortiz/MediaNews Group/Orange County Register

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Gone are the “Cheers” days of hard boiled eggs and peanuts on the bar where everybody knew your name. Welcome the new hospitality industry, where “eatertainment” holds sway, so says SevenRooms, which markets itself as “a data-driven hospitality platform that combines operations, marketing and guest engagement tools.” The eight-year-old New York-based company provides services in 250 cities internationally through a reservation widget that promotes direct reservations and does not charge a fee for direct bookings. The widget also

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