Advantica Restaurant Group, Inc. (OTCBB: DINE) yesterday reported same-store sales for company-owned restaurants during the four-week and eight-week periods ended August 22, 2001, compared with the same periods in fiscal year 2000. Four Weeks Eight Weeks August 2001 QTD 2001 ------------- ------------- Same-Store Sales Denny's 4.7% 4.7% Coco's (5.0%) (5.2%) Carrows 2.2% 1.6% Guest Check Average Denny's 1.3% 0.9% Coco's 4.9% 3.4% Carrows 4.2% 3.2%