Darden Restaurants' LongHorn Steakhouse is testing a more upscale look at one of its locations in Sanford, Fla., with dramatic elements including a stone fireplace and brightly colored abstract art inside and an outdoor waiting area that includes a fire pit and flat-screen TV. The new look comes as the chain gears up to compete with larger rivals Outback Steakhouse and Texas Roadhouse, which are also upping their games.

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