his four Saratoga County pubs. Stephanie Van Auken, who in 2005 closed her Mama’s Family Restaurant in Clifton Park after a 23-year-run, has purchased the Ravenswood Pub, which has operated at 1021 Route 146 in Clifton Park for 32 years. Beale still owns the Rusty Nail Grill and Tavern (1781 Route 9, Clifton Park), Bentley’s Tavern (4 Hemphill Place, Ballston Spa), and The Mill on Round Lake (2121 Route 9, Round Lake). Van Auken plans to add some Italian specialties to the Ravenswood menu. Phone: 371-8771.
Chili's Grill & Bar chain today announced it is overhauling its online ordering system. The announcement said the change is part of "a strategy to differentiate the brand through technology." It is working with the online ordering company Olo to improve ordering via smartphones, tablets, and personal computers. The current system was developed in-house. Chili's, owned by Brinker International, now has 1,583 locations.