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Where's the free beef, ex-owners ask

Perks at issue in Hilltop lawsuit

Hilltop Steak House opened in 1961. In the 1970s and '80s, the restaurant was serving 20,000 customers a week. Hilltop Steak House opened in 1961. In the 1970s and '80s, the restaurant was serving 20,000 customers a week. (Globe Staff Photo / Dina Rudick)
By Keith O'Brien
Globe Staff / November 26, 2008

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When Frank Giuffrida walked away from his beloved restaurant, Hilltop Steak House, two decades ago, the small-time businessman-turned-local restaurant mogul made sure to negotiate a lifetime of perks for himself and his family, perks he believed to be "etched in stone." (Full article: 1023 words)

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